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ITC in High Schools – Nationwide
At the International Travel College it’s our vision to inspire students all over New Zealand to pursue a career in airline, travel or tourism. One of the ways we realise this vision is through providing quality education, short courses, and tourism resources to secondary schools throughout the country.
Our short courses are delivered nationwide and are an opportunity for students to gain credits towards NCEA levels 2 and 3. They also give students a taste of the tourism industry through site visits, guest speakers, and participating in exciting activities. We offer a selection of these short course online for students who cannot attend the location options.
We also provide schools with Gateway workbooks and other teacher resources, both paper-based and online.
We continue to help meet the individual needs of schools, so please don’t hesitate to contact our Tourism Education Team for more information.
Scroll down for more information about Gateway, resources or outlines & dates for destinations around New Zealand.
We have a number of level 2 and 3 Short Course options which cover different elements of Travel, Tourism and Aviation. The skills and knowledge our Short Course students learn are very transferable and relate to communications, customer service and cultural awareness. Select a destination below for more information.
Please note if you would like a course offered outside of these areas or specifically at your school please email email@example.com
Online Short Courses
We are excited to announce the following short courses available online! You can study at your own pace and even at home or in a classroom setting. Below are the course options available:
- Problem Solving (3 credits, level 2) $27+GST per student
Students will expand their craniums and thinking capabilities. They are faced with a problem to solve and we take them on a journey to work strategically using techniques they learn along the way.
- Employment Skills (2 credits, level 2) $27+GST per student
Students will gain a better understanding of the challenges working in a diverse workplace. They will learn how companies welcome diversity and learn strategies to achieve a successful team environment.
- Aviation (2 credits, level 2) $27+GST per student
During this short course students will learn all about aviation terminology. They will be able to demonstrate 24-hour clock, phonetic alphabet and industry codes. These useful skills are used by many industries. For example: Tourism, airline, military, armed forces & engineering.
- Careers (3 credits, level 3) $55+GST per student
On completion of this course students will walk away with a plan for their future career of choice. They learn how to market themselves when applying for their “dream job” and will feel more prepared and motivated to make it happen.
We have TWO Gateway workbook options designed to support and influence the student’s experience while on a Gateway work placement. Suitable for any year 12 or 13 student. The content of these Workbooks is generic so useful for any workplace.
Gateway Workbook one offers 9 level 3 credits and Gateway Workbook two offers 11 level 3 credits to all students completing a Gateway placement. All work books contain generic units which apply to any role in any industry. You can purchase these Workbook units separately and there is no minimum order needed.
For a sample or more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Generic Online Units
We have FOUR unit options designed for year 12 & 13 students looking for additional NCEA level 2 & 3 credits. These units are diverse and can be used for all areas of school life – sports teams, school leaders, groups, clubs or students on work placements. The answers to these assessments can be based on everyday situations such as home, school, work or sports team.
- Communication Events Unit 11097 – 3 Credits – $60+gst
Communicating has never been so easy when you understand the individual components and importance of communicating effectively. This unit will not only discuss the delivery of a message but how vital it is to respond correctly.
- Communications Unit 9694 – 5 Credits – $100+gst
It is important to understand the cycle of communication and the barriers that exist when speaking to others. In a professional or personal circumstance it is the responsibility for both the person speaking and the person receiving the message. By knowing these skills this will make you a better communicator in the workplace and in your own personal life.
- Teams & Team Leadership Unit 27563 – 4 Credits – $80+gst
To be successful sometimes we require help and support from others. Being a part of a team and running a team efficiently will not only make you successful in business or in your personal life but will also help you work efficiently and increase overall performance in your personal life or in work.
- Marketing Unit 2925 – 8 Credits – $160+gst
Explore the competitive market and research companies to find out how they become an expert in their product or service. This unit will give you the skills to research organisations that compete with one another and find out more about what makes them better than the others in their line of work. Get creative and come up with exciting new ways for these companies to market their business.
The units would be emailed to you in a Word format so that your students can complete the work easily and without needing to print anything. We have previously used these Units in our Gateway Workbooks but they have been re-developed for the current learning climate.
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Tourism Class Resources
The tourism resources ITC offers high schools, named ‘I study’, are relevant for tourism classes or independent student learning nationwide. These units would suit a whole host of students including those currently not studying tourism. The online resources enable self-directed learning with often minimal support from a teacher required. There are two resource options:
- Option 1: High Schools that do not have accreditation to deliver tourism use ITC to mark the work and use our provider code to report the credits to NZQA
- Option 2: High Schools that have accreditation and run tourism classes with work marked by the teacher
For more information or to receive a sample, list of teaching resources and costs please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Services We Offer…
There are a number of additional services our schools team offers to help provide the best opportunities for your students:
- Class talks which focus on careers to any year level at your school
- Photoboards, posters, flyers and prospectuses for careers departments
- Attending careers events or expos
- Attend cluster meetings nationwide and assist with interactive workshops for staff
- Provide personal development days for teachers and staff to further your knowledge on our products, services and changes to meet school and NZQA requirements
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