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All about the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel

Posted on 19/09/2017 by

The NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel will help prepare you for a job in NZ’s exciting tourism industry.

Do you love to travel? Are you a ‘people person’? Are you passionate about New Zealand?

If you’re nodding ‘yes’, then a career in New Zealand’s growing tourism industry could be your calling – and ITC has just the qualification to help you get there.

The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel Level 3 is a comprehensive introduction to the tourism industry.

This 20-week course will help to prepare you for a career in tourism, giving you the skills and knowledge to get a great job.

The course covers topics such as:

  • Popular NZ tourism destinations
  • Flight attending & cabin crew training
  • Industry roleplays & work experience
  • CV writing & workshops
  • Industry visits

Course length: 20 weeks
Next start date: 18 September 2017 – limited spaces still available – contact us today!

ITC’s expert tourism tutors will guide you through the course with enthusiasm. All of our tutors have worked in the tourism industry and have plenty of personal experience to share with you. They’ll teach you practical skills and give you inside tips and tricks for how to succeed in this thriving industry.

Graduate success stories

The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel can really take you places. Here’s how some of our talented graduates are using their qualification out in the industry.

Taryn Brown – Flight Attendant, Air New Zealand

“The highs for me in this position are meeting amazing passengers, being part of their holiday experience, and showing them what New Zealand culture is all about. Also, being able to travel and represent your country and wear the uniform with pride.”

Samantha Mooney – Auckland Sales Rep, Stray Travel

“I look after the travel agents in Auckland who sell Stray products – I’m their main point of contact for everything Stray related. I monitor their sales progression, work towards sales targets, and I’m responsible for training new travel agents on Stray product knowledge. I also work in the Stray retail/customer service shop one day a week, as well as do travel talk presentations to people in NZ on working holiday visas. I’m always out in Auckland CBD visiting my agents, and I get to travel around NZ with Stray trying out many different activities, such as sky diving.”

Evelina Vincent – Security Officer, Aviation Security Service

“I screen passengers, airport workers, and flight crew, and their carry-on baggage, to make sure there are no prohibited items or dangerous goods. I get to meet passengers every day and I’ve made friends with my colleagues. Every day is different.”

Samuel Pascoe – Concierge, Fullers

“I check passenger tickets before they hop on the bus, and I give commentary on the various stops on our tour. I love giving commentary and getting laughs, oohs, ahhs, and wows out of customers. I enjoy the challenge of dealing with different kinds of people from different countries and cultures.”

Want to become an ITC success story just like Taryn, Samantha, Evelina, and Samuel? Get in touch today to secure a spot in September’s course intake – get in quick as spaces are limited!

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