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It’s not too late to earn a qualification this year and graduate this summer!

Posted on 20/07/2022 by

It’s not too late to start studying – if you start now, you can earn a qualification by Christmas!

It’s mid-winter, and after the past couple of crazy years, there are plenty of young people around New Zealand wondering what to do with themselves.

If that sounds like you, you should know that it’s not too late to enrol in a course at ITC or Study From Home and earn a qualification – all in time to graduate this summer!

Here’s a little more about the course, what you’ll learn, and why ITC or Study From Home (our distance learning option for the same courses and qualifications) could be a great option for you.

The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Tourism and Travel

The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Tourism and Travel is a level 3 course that’s enrolling right now and starting on July 25. If you’re looking at studying online, you can enrol and get started at any time.

This course is a fantastic introduction to the travel and tourism industry, and could be the perfect starting point for anyone interested in a career working in hotels, airports, travel agencies, tourist attractions, and more.

You’ll receive skills-based training that focuses on cross-cultural communication, travel requirements and documentation, customer service, destinational geography, and much more.

And while this course is focused on travel and tourism, it can also be an excellent option for study for other areas as well, as many of the skills you’ll learn – such as communication and customer service – can be a real asset for any industry.

The course is just 20 weeks long, so you’ll graduate in December, right in time for summer and for the incoming travel boom.

The course is open to anyone who has achieved NCEA level 2 or can demonstrate suitable literacy and numeracy skills. If you’re a first-time learner, it may also be covered by the Fees Free program.

Ready to enrol? Visit our enrol page now! 

Why study with ITC or Study From Home

Right now, we’re seeing our graduates walk out the door with their qualifications, and get hired into incredible roles within just days. The travel and tourism industry is truly ramping up, and has countless job openings across the country, so there has rarely been a better time to be an ITC graduate.

We have two dedicated Employment Consultants who work with our graduates (even if you graduated years ago!) to help connect them with excellent positions in the industry. They are available to help with creating a CV, interview tips, and much more to ensure you get a foot in the door when you graduate.

Keep in mind, our courses are also just four days per week, so you will still have time to maintain a social life and a part-time job while you study.

Enrolling now – get involved!

We’re enrolling right now, and would love to have you on board with our small, family-like courses. You’ll be surrounded by people who are passionate about the industry, and who can help you make your way into an incredible job in travel and tourism.

Get in touch today if you have any questions at all.

Campus Study – college@itc.co.nz 0800 TOURISM (0800 868747) or https://www.itc.co.nz/contact-us/

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