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Help your CV stand out from the crowd with the New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4

Posted on 05/08/2020 by

Sharpen your CV by adding the New Zealand Certificate of Travel Level 4.

Do you want your CV to stand out from the crowd?

Are you looking for ways to differentiate yourself from other applicants going for travel or tourism jobs?

The New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4 could give your resume the boost it needs in this competitive job market.

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Visit ITC at the Go With Tourism Expo

Posted on 22/07/2020 by

ITC representatives at last year’s Go With Tourism Expo.

ITC is once again attending the popular Go With Tourism Expo

This amazing expo is a great opportunity to learn more about a career in tourism and meet with different employers and providers, including ITC.

When: Thursday 6 August to Saturday 8 August

Where: ASB Showgrounds (Greenlane)

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Open days are back!

Posted on 15/07/2020 by

Attend an ITC Open Day for a campus tour and to meet with staff and students.

We are excited to share that our popular Open Days are back!

After taking a break from Open Days due to COVID-19 and social distancing, we’re now able to welcome you back on campus.

We have a number of upcoming Open Days at both our Auckland City and South Auckland campuses. 

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Be inspired: “Disney was just the beginning”

Posted on 01/07/2020 by

ITC graduate Michelle Coutts reflects on her experience living and working at Disney World.

When life throws you challenges and curveballs, some people see them as a setback – others see them as a learning opportunity and a chance to grow.

ITC graduate Michelle Coutts is definitely a glass-half-full person, who looks for the bright side in life.

Like many people across the world, Michelle’s life was changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

She was meant to spend another six months living and working at Disney World – one of her lifelong dreams – but instead she found herself back on a plane to New Zealand sooner than expected. 

Although Michelle would have loved to stay at Disney World for longer, she is so grateful for the experience and knows it was just the beginning of her exciting journey.

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‘Visit’ ITC at the Virtual Careers Expo – June 18th & 19th

Posted on 17/06/2020 by

Come and ‘visit’ our stall at the Virtual Careers Expo!

ITC is participating in the Virtual Careers Expo this week – and you’re invited!

Our friends at the Media Design School have brought a number of NZ’s top training providers together for this virtual expo.

When: Thursday 18th June, 12pm to 8pm and Friday 19th June, 9am to 5pm
Where: Online – register here

This expo is completely free and open to anyone. It’s a great way to explore your study options and learn more about different training providers, including us here at ITC.

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Where will the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel take YOU?

Posted on 10/06/2020 by

Leap into an exciting future with the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel Level 3.

One of our most popular qualifications is the Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel – and for good reason.

This action-packed, 20-week course is an exciting introduction to the world of travel and tourism, as well as the world of customer service and cross-cultural communication.

Whether you dream of working in the travel and tourism industry – or you’re still figuring out the right career path for you – this qualification is a fantastic place to kickstart your studies after high school.

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Introducing Susan Afoa

Posted on 03/06/2020 by

Welcome Susan! She is a new tutor at our Botany campus.

Mauri, Talofa Lava and Kia ora! 

My name is Susan Afoa and I am a new tutor at ITC Botany. I am of I-Kiribati and Samoan heritage, but have lived in NZ my whole life. 

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Introducing ITC Upskill4Free

Posted on 26/05/2020 by

We will be offering modules or even up to one course completely FREE of any student fees to anyone who can demonstrate their travel and tourism employment has recently been terminated due to the crisis.

The past few months have been a whirlwind for everybody in the world. We’ve witnessed firsthand the immediate impact of COVID-19 on our industry.

We can see the real problems this pandemic is causing to tourism in New Zealand, with many companies making some huge staff cuts and even closing their doors.

The current situation: Where we are now

It’s hard to not feel helpless and very sad about the situation, and to worry what the future holds.

We certainly can’t predict how the industry will look, when it will turn around, and what the future will bring.

This sense of ‘no control’ has certainly been challenging for everyone. But, what we can control is how we react to it and what we do!

Here at ITC, we want to help.

In a time of crisis, we feel it’s our duty to help our industry.

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ITC short courses are back!

Posted on 20/05/2020 by

We’re happy to be once more providing short courses to secondary school students under Alert Level 2.

We are excited to announce that our short courses are back under Alert Level 2. 

As with campus reopenings, ensuring the safety of staff and students is still the utmost priority, says ITC Marketing Manager Mel Jenkins.  

“We are beyond thrilled to be back offering short courses and working with high school students. We’re following level 2 guidelines and public health recommendations to ensure a safe learning environment,” says Mel. 

These short courses are an excellent opportunity to provide students from all areas of school something meaningful, something over and above what they are doing in class. Most importantly, they help to instill confidence and see a positive future.

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Welcome back: ITC campuses to reopen under Alert Level 2

Posted on 13/05/2020 by

ITC is looking forward to welcoming back tourism students on Monday 18th May.

After seven weeks of studying and working from home, all of our campuses are set to reopen under Alert Level 2.

Students, tutors, and some support staff will be returning to college on Monday 18th May, unless they have been advised by their medical practitioner not to attend.

ITC Marketing Manager Mel Jenkins says while ITC is super excited to re-open its doors, she understands that some people may be feeling nervous about expanding their bubbles.

“We know everyone will both be excited and a little nervous to come back to college. The safety and wellbeing of our staff and students is still our utmost priority under Level 2,” she says.

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