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2 Year Business In Tourism Diploma

Specifically designed for those wanting to enter into the tourism industry with both practical and management skills, making them highly valued by employers.  The two-year Business In Tourism Diploma provides an outstanding suite of qualifications, most of which are well-recognised throughout the world.

The first year covers the practical skills required by the industry, with vocational training including  a high level of practical activities, such as roleplays and industry visits, to best prepare you for the workforce. There is also a full programme of field visits and guest speakers.  

Throughout the course you will learn all about the New Zealand  & global tourism industry, including essential destinational geography – you’ll be an expert in no time!  Along with specific industry skills-based training, you will learn about customer service, cross-cultural communication, travel requirements & documentation.   

The second year of the program becomes more theory based and focuses on sustainable tourism and management topics such as human resources, marketing, planning, research, finance, legislation and communications.

Throughout this two-year Diploma there is  the opportunity to experience the NZ tourism industry ‘first hand’ on two 3-day familiarsation trips 

At the end of the course, graduates will be fully prepared to enter the tourism industry with both practical and management skills, making them highly valued by employers. 

Students may wish to continue their studies by pursuing a Level 6 Diploma or Bachelor Degree qualification with another education provider.   

This program is offered in full at our campuses in Auckland City and South Auckland or via our Study From Home option. 


Qualification Outcomes:
  • ITC 2 Year Business In Tourism Diploma
  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 3 - with a strand in Tourism and Travel
  • New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4
  • New Zealand Diploma in Tourism Level 5
  • ITC Amadeus Reservations Certificate
  • ITC Cabin Crew Online Certificate
Course Start Dates:
Auckland City Campus
  • 12 July 2021
South Auckland Campus
  • 12 July 2021
Time to Complete:
Course Fees:
  • Domestic: $22,679*
  • International: $28,500 (entire fee for two years), payment option available: year one - $15,850, year two - $12,650

Note: *First Year Fees FREE*