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Supercharge your tourism career with the NZ Diploma in Tourism Level 5

Posted on 20/02/2018 by

Take your tourism career to the next level with the Level 5 New Zealand Diploma in Tourism.

Are you looking for a qualification that will help you take your tourism career to the next level?

Do you aspire to work in tourism management, get a promotion, or even own a tourism business one day?

Are you ambitious, motivated, great with people, and interested in leadership and personal development?

If you’re reading this and thinking “yes, this is me!”, then you might like to know more about our Level 5 New Zealand Diploma in Tourism.

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A low-stress approach to achieving your goals

Posted on 30/01/2018 by

Follow our tips for low-stress goal setting to achieve your dreams without losing sleep.

Do you find goal setting stressful? Do you feel anxious about achieving your goals – and guilty when you inevitably trip up?

If you’re nodding your head, this blog post is for you.

Follow this low-stress approach to achieving your goals to turn your anxiety into ambition.

We hope these tips help you achieve your airline, travel or tourism qualification in 2018.

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Explore Group engages ITC for staff training

Posted on 23/01/2018 by

Some of the Explore employees at ITC’s City Campus. Explore Auckland General Manager Alyson Curran says ITC was the “obvious choice” for staff training.

Late last year, the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) delivered a workshop for Explore Group to help prepare Explore’s staff for what might be the busiest summer on record.

With 22 years of tourism training experience, ITC is passionate about delivering training to students and tourism businesses. All of ITC’s staff are qualified trainers with practical tourism experience.

“Before our tutors became teachers, they were tourism professionals. They worked in airline, travel, and tourism, and have first-hand experience of the unique skills required to thrive in this growing industry,” says Claire Huxley, ITC Marketing Director.

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6 reasons to study tourism in 2018

Posted on 16/01/2018 by

Love travel? Then a career in tourism could be right for you.

Have you just finished school and you’re looking for your next challenge? Or are you in the mood for a career change?

Whether you’re a school leaver or a career changer, a career in tourism could be right for you. And the best way to kickstart your tourism career is with a qualification from The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC).

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Five ways to be a tourist in your hometown this summer

Posted on 09/01/2018 by

Stuck at home this summer? Make the most of the warm weather with these five tips for being a tourist in your hometown.

As a travel-lover, you probably wish you were on a plane to somewhere exotic this summer.

But you don’t have to travel internationally to live the life of a traveller. Here are five ways to be a tourist in your own hometown this summer.  

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Kickstart your tourism career with the NZ Cert in Tourism Level 3

Posted on 12/12/2017 by

The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism & Travel is the perfect introduction to the tourism industry.

Would you like to work in New Zealand’s thriving tourism industry?

Are you a school-leaver or career-changer looking for a qualification that will help you get an excellent entry-level job?

Come and study the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism & Travel at the International Travel College.

This Level 3 qualification is the perfect introduction to the tourism industry, with a particular focus on New Zealand tourism destinations and customer service skills.

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Tips for juggling work and study

Posted on 14/11/2017 by

If you’d like to work and study at the same time, it’s important to have a plan. Read on for some tips on juggling the two commitments.

Working while you study is an excellent way to gain customer service experience, add to your CV, and keep your bank account looking healthy.

However, a part-time job can be time-consuming, so it’s important to avoid overcommitting yourself. Study should always come first!

It is possible to do both if you’re organised and motivated. In fact, we often encourage students to work a few hours a week so they can gain some real-world experience while they study.

Here are some tips for juggling work and study from Cathy Alder, one of our employment consultants.

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Apply now to study travel & tourism in 2018

Posted on 24/10/2017 by

ITC has courses starting in January, February, and March 2018 – apply now to secure your spot!

Want to make 2018 your best year yet? Study travel & tourism with the International Travel College of New Zealand!

ITC has three qualifications starting in early 2018:

15 January – New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Travel & Tourism Level 3

19 February – New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation Level 3

19 March Diploma in International Tourism and Travel Management Level 5

All of these qualifications will prepare you for a career in the airline, travel and tourism industry – both here in New Zealand and abroad.

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A day in the life of John Armstrong – ITC tutor

Posted on 17/10/2017 by

ITC Tutor John Armstrong shares his daily routine, including some tips for students about staying motivated.

Known for his friendly nature and great sense of humour, John has been a tutor at ITC for twelve years (and counting). He loves helping students discover the magic of a career in travel and tourism. 

Describe your typical day

I spend my day teaching, marking, prepping, researching, and updating myself. I also help with referrals for both new students and alumni students (graduates).

I teach Level 3 Tourism, Level 3 Aviation, Level 4 Travel, and I’ve recently taken on Foundation IATA, which is an external paper and recognised globally. I enjoy teaching IATA because it’s a new challenge, and I tell my students each time I teach it that we are embarking on a long journey together. We learn so much. IATA is changing as this is a fast and rapidly growing industry, it’s really exciting.

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Five ways to make studying easier

Posted on 10/10/2017 by

A simple way to make studying easier is to come to class every day so you can get good support from your tutors.

Studying can be hard work – but with the right attitude, it can also be a lot of fun.

Here are five tips for making studying easier so you can achieve your tourism qualification with less stress and more enjoyment.

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