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Your ticket to Disney: Studying our Level 4 Certificate in Travel!

Posted on 24/04/2024 by

See yourself working for Disney? Our Level 4 course could be your pathway!

Have you ever read through our blogs about students going on the Disney Cultural Exchange Program and wished that could be you?

Well here’s the secret – there really is no secret!

To be eligible, you’ll simply need to study our Level 4 Certificate in Travel. Not only is this course enrolling now for a start date in late May, there are also plenty of other fantastic reasons why this certificate is well worth studying.


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Are your career goals similar to those of our current Whangarei students?

Posted on 20/03/2024 by

Our fabulous Whangarei Campus students.

Every year, we ask our students a few questions about why they chose us, and where they’d like to work one day.

We recently checked in with our Whangarei students to learn more about their motivations – or ultimately, why they are here studying with us now!

For anyone considering applying to study at ITC, do these life goals look anything like yours?


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5 reasons why you should choose a career in tourism and travel

Posted on 06/03/2024 by

These students are already investing in their future travel and tourism careers on our Academy.

Amongst the team at ITC, we have more than 250 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry. And all we can say is: we love it, and we think you will too!

There are many, many reasons why we think you should choose a career in travel and tourism, but here are just five of the best. (more…)

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Why ITC’s newest students chose us!

Posted on 06/12/2023 by

Our new city campus class looking great and ready to study!

November classes have begun and are in full swing of their induction. We have some very excited students who are ready to take on a year of adventures with ITC, and we welcome them to our whanau.

We pride ourselves in our student experience. Our dedicated, well-trained team are so excited to see where we can take them all, so to get started, we asked the students why they chose us in the first place, and what their career goals are!


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An insider’s guide to working at Menzies Aviation

Posted on 29/11/2023 by

We chat to Katey Gemming from Menzies Aviation about what it’s like to work in such a large, well-known aviation company.

What’s it like to work at one of New Zealand’s biggest travel and tourism workplaces? We’ve already spoken to Shelby Cooper from International Working Holidays, and this time we’re chatting to Katey Gemming at Menzies Aviation.

Menzies Aviation provides ground support, fuel services, and air cargo services across the country and around the world, making them one of the most well-known names in the business.

Katey Gemming is currently a Human Resources Advisor for Menzies Aviation, so she has all the inside knowledge on what it’s like to work for this major company.


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Why start studying in 2023

Posted on 15/11/2023 by

There are six weeks left in the year, but it’s not too late to start studying with our level 3 courses beginning later this month!

There’s less than two months left in 2023. Many people are thinking about summer holidays, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and perhaps their plans for 2024.

But have you thought about starting study before the end of the year?

Not only is it possible with ITC and our level 3 courses starting on November 27, but it makes a lot of sense for anyone looking to get ahead and kick start their career! Here’s why.


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ITC’s free events a major hit with future students, students, and graduates!

Posted on 10/10/2023 by

ITC’s free events have been a huge hit with future students, current students, and graduates!

ITC recently hosted 4 incredible free events for anyone wanting to explore International Exchanges or the huge variety of airline roles available to our graduates. These were very popular and it’s been so incredible to meet so many excited visitors securing their places over the last two weeks. 

Here’s more info about the events, and details about new events coming up!

International Exchange events

In the first week of our school holidays we shared the inside knowledge to our visitors about International Exchanges. 

As a preferred provider of Disney & International Working Holidays, we were able to share the pathway, requirements and tips for anyone wanting to go overseas and work in some incredibly life changing roles.

We invited special guest, Shelby Cooper, Operations Director of International Working Holidays, who discussed the huge variety of options for anyone wanting to go on an overseas adventure, with stories of ITC graduates who are living the dream overseas right now!

Aviation events

We took off in the second week to discover the wonderful world of aviation.

Those who attended had the amazing opportunity to hear from a variety of ITC graduates who are currently work for Menzies Aviation & Air New Zealand, from ground staff to flight attendants. Everyone walked away with a pathway to so many roles and opportunities that await them next year. 

Upcoming free ITC events

If you missed out on the earlier events, we have a couple more coming up and it’s not too late to join!

We have two Enrollment Days, one this Thursday 12 October, and another next week Thursday 19 October.

You can visit either our Auckland Central City Campus or our Botany Campus at any time between 9am and 4pm to learn about ITC and Study From Home, and even enrol right there on the spot!

That said, if you’re interested in learning more and enrolling but can’t make one of those days, simply get in touch and we’ll set up a time that does work for you.

Becoming an ITC student

As an ITC student you get these incredible opportunities like career days and more during your studies with us. The above is only the beginning of an adventure as an ITC student.

If you want to discover more about being an ITC student and the amazing opportunities you get when you study with us, you can pop in and even bring a friend or relative for a no obligation free information session at one of our 3 different campus locations. There is even the option to Study From Home. Book a time that suits you here.

Enrol now

Have you already made up your mind and want to secure your place and improve your career? 

We are excited to announce that we still have space left on our Auckland City or Botany Campus November 2023 start after NCEA finishes. Our courses begin at this time to give students the option to study over summer and graduate at the BEST time for gaining a role in the airline this time next year! Plus, you’ll even still get a summer break to enjoy some time off.

Alternatively, we are enrolling for Auckland City, Botany & Whangarei Campus for 2024 as well. Visit our website to learn more.

To enrol, simply bring in your identification (passport, licence or birth certificate) and we can secure your place. We recommend NCEA level 2 to be eligible. We can assist with the process.

Or, you can start your enrolment process from the comfort of your home! Click here to enrol online!

Got questions? Get in touch today and we’ll be happy to chat!

Campus Study – 0800 TOURISM (0800 868747) or

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Annual ITC Industry Expo inspires students and graduates

Posted on 20/09/2023 by

Air New Zealand was one of several industry brands that spoke at the annual ITC event.

Every year, ITC invites travel and tourism industry representatives to visit campus and engage with our students and graduates.

It’s an opportunity for employers to meet the next generation of qualified, passionate workers, and it’s a chance for our students to learn more about the industry, discover new career paths, and meet those working in the industry.


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ITC delivers fantastic one-day International Exchange Program for Hong Kong students

Posted on 26/07/2023 by

Students from Methodist College in Hong Kong recently joined us for a one-day International Exchange Program.

Earlier this month, ITC welcomed a group of students from Methodist College in Hong Kong for a one-day International Exchange Program.

Students were able to experience tertiary life for a day at our Auckland Campus.  This program was developed specifically for international exchange students, and was designed to give them a good insight into what it might be like to study travel and tourism – and ultimately begin a rewarding lifelong career in the industry.

Here’s a little more about how the day panned out, and the feedback we received!


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An insider’s guide to working in international holiday work placements

Posted on 19/07/2023 by

Shelby Cooper is the Operations Director at International Working Holidays. Here’s her insider’s view on the industry!

One of the many special things about the ITC and Study From Home family is our connections across the travel and tourism industry.

With those connections, we’ve been able to reach out to industry insiders to provide behind-the-scenes looks into what it’s like working in bungy jumping and in HR at a leading hotel.

Today, we’re excited to share our insider’s guide into life as the Operations Director of International Working Holidays. That’s all thanks to Shelby Cooper, a talented and passionate woman who kindly answered all our questions!


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