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New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5 (currently under consideration for approval by NZQA)

Have you completed your 4 qualification in Tourism or Travel? Looking for an extra challenge to give you an academic edge? If you’re wanting a career in supervisory or management roles within the tourism industry then look no further! With the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to recruit and manage staff, market new destinations or even run your own tourism business.
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Course summary On successful completion of this qualification you will have the skills and knowledge to work in senior positions in the tourism and travel industry. Roles may include tourism operations advisors, business development coordinators and trade development advisors.  You will be able to deliver, and assist in supporting the delivery of, a quality visitor experience across a range of organisations in the tourism and travel industries.  Sixty hours of ‘Real World’ work experience is included in this course.

Along with the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5 modules, this course includes:
  • Study & Work programme (paid work experience)
  • Variety of field trips and guest speakers throughout the course
  • Overseas trip to a South Pacific Island (additional cost) - only available for students starting their course in February & April
Click HERE to download more detailed information about the course.
Course length 40 weeks (4 terms of 10 weeks, plus holidays)
Course achievement
New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel Level 5
120 Credits

Optional Certificates 
  • Blue Lagoon Cruises Certificate
  • Hawaii Tourism Certificate
  • Hong Kong Specialist Certificate
  • Tiare Tahiti Specialist Certificate
  • Pierre & Vacances Expert in Mountains in France Diploma
  • Pure New Zealand Specialist Certificate
  • Online Travel Training (OTT) courses (variety of certificates)
Course dates 11 Feb – 6 Dec 2019, 18 Mar 2019 - 13 Mar 2020, 29 Apr – 17 Apr 2020, 15 Jul – 3 Jul 2020, 30 Sep 2019 – 18 Sep 2020 (Pending NZQA Approval)
Course times 40 hours per week. Class time: Monday – Thursday 9.00am - 4.30pm, Friday independent study/work placement
Domestic entry requirements You should be 17 years of age or over on the date you start your course.  You must have NCEA level 3, University Entrance, New Zealand Certificate in Travel level 4 or equivalent knowledge and experience and attend a personal interview.
International student entry requirements IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5, or TOEFL pBT 530 with an essay score of 4 TWE, or TOEFL iBT 71 with a writing score of 20.
Further study If you successfully complete this course you may wish to continue your studies at degree level. You may be eligible for credits toward further study. Please ask us for details.
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2019 Domestic Fees $TBA
International Fees $TBA

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