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Are you passionate about travel? Motivated to succeed? Love learning? Then you might want to apply for a 2015 scholarship at the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC).
We are looking for talented, ambitious individuals who are keen to make their mark on the airline, aviation, travel or tourism industries. If this sounds like you, you could qualify for a scholarship to study for free at ITC.News, Student success | Tagged 2015 Scholarships, ITC, learning, motivation, passion, Student success, Tourism, Travel | Leave a reply
It’s been a week of job-related celebrations at the International Travel College (ITC). Yesterday we announced that 50 ITC students were employed by Renaissance Tours and today we are celebrating the success of Lisa Chen, who recently started a new part-time job at Base Backpackers in Auckland.
Lisa is an international student from China and is currently studying towards a Level 5 Diploma in International Tourism and Travel Management. She is working for Base as a part-time receptionist while she finishes her studies.Student success | Tagged Auckland, China, education, ITC international students, jobs, Student success, studying in New Zealand, Tourism, tourism jobs |
Auckland’s cruise season has started! Several cruise ships are scheduled to dock in the harbour over the busy summer period, bringing many overseas visitors to Auckland’s doorstep.
Students from the International Travel College (ITC) will be working on the frontline when ships arrive, welcoming visitors into Auckland and processing tickets and related paperwork. Renaissance Tours has hired 50 ITC students to work as check-in agents at The Hilton throughout the summer. (more…)Posted in Student success | Tagged Auckland, Career advice, career opportunities, Cruises, student jobs, Student success |
When Shannon Bailey graduated from the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC), she had a few goals in mind. One was to land a dream job in the tourism industry. Little did she know what was just around the corner!
Shannon has landed more than a dream job – she’s kickstarted a dream career. She was recently picked to be Bon Voyage’s new ‘Travel Apprentice’. Bon Voyage is a specialist travel agency based in Parnell, Auckland and one of New Zealand’s top selling consultants.News, Student success | Tagged Amadeus, ITC students, Student success, Travel and tourism careers | Leave a reply
Natasha Allen, ITC Campus Manager Botany, recently returned from a trip to the happiest place in the world, where she caught up with ITC graduate Cara Adams.
Natasha says the excitement of the trip started before they had even left New Zealand at the Koru Lounge at Auckland’s International Airport where she, her husband and their two very excited children sampled the complimentary food (and Natasha and her husband the wine) before boarding their flight. (more…)Posted in Staff News, Student success | Tagged Airline training, Aviation Training, Disney, ITCNZ, New Zealand Tourism Training, Student opprtunities, Student success, Students working at Disney, Travel, Travel Training | Leave a reply
ITC’s Marketing Director Claire shares her top tips for improving your interview game. (more…)Posted in Student success | Tagged Airline training, CV's, ITC Award winning training, ITC Staff, ITCNZ, Passion for travel, Student success, Students in work, Tourism training, Travel Training | Leave a reply
ITC’s students have once again proven themselves at the Tourism Rendezvous New Zealand 2014 (TRENZ) event.
The students volunteered through the TRENZ Student Ambassador Programme. They provided support and assistance at the event, which saw approximately 1100 TRENZ delegates, international visitors and event sponsors come together at the Queens Wharf complex on Auckland’s Waterfront. (more…)Posted in Student success | Tagged ITC Award winning training, New Zealand Tourism Training, Student success, Students in work, Tourism training, Travel Training, TRENZ, TRENZ 2014, Volunteer scheme, Work Experience | Leave a reply
One of the benefits of studying with ITC is the great industry connections we have. One of those connections is with Auckland Airport, and we have placed over 20 proactive students in volunteer roles as Domestic Terminal Airport Hosts. This is a fantastic stepping stone to a career in the aviation, travel and tourism industries. (more…)Posted in In the Community, News, Student success | Tagged Airline jobs, Airline training, Auckland Airport, Aviation Training, Botany, Celebrating success, ITC, ITCNZ, New Zealand Tourism Training, Passion for travel, Student success, Volunteer programme |
2. Turn up to college – get 100% attendance
3. Bring your lunch – studying makes you hungry!
4. Hand work in on time – stay up to date.
5. Always listen and respect Tessa (your tutor)
6. For role plays – Be confident – practice!!
7. Understand the question by asking questions!
8. Don’t rush – check your work
9. Smile – Be positive
10. Go hard or go home!! – Just try!!
International Travel College (ITC) student Hayley Miles has received a special commendation from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for being the top performer in New Zealand in their September exams.
The IATA is an international trade body that represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic.
The International Travel College is an IATA Authorized Training Center (ATC), which allows it to teach the IATA Travel and Tourism and Aviation training programmes.
As well as achieving the top performer award for the exams, Hayley also passed the IATA Foundation Diploma with Distinction.
Hayley started with ITC in January 2012 after graduating from Massey High School. She completed both the Certificate in Travel and Tourism and the Certificate in International Travel and Tourism, passing both with Distinction.
She is currently studying ITC’s Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management, which finishes in March 2014.
In October Hayley started a part-time role as a junior travel consultant at United Travel Westgate and upon completion of her studies next year will take up a full-time position there.
This is the third time that an ITC student has been the top IATA student, and Marketing Director Claire Huxley says it is a great endorsement of the staff at ITC.
“We know our tutors and staff love this industry and have a huge amount of experience to pass on. But they go the extra mile by offering such fantastic support and guidance for their students – they work hard to see them get the experience they need to succeed and to give them the confidence they need to really go for it.
“Our tutor Steve Burke in particular is a marvel at IATA and without his knowledge, dedication and sheer tenacity our students wouldn’t have the opportunity to achieve such greatness.”
“We are so proud of Hayley. She embodies our philosophy of working hard to achieve your dream. This is a well-deserved achievement and we congratulate her on her success.”Posted in Student success | Tagged Airline training, Aviation Training, IATA, IATA ATC, ITC Award winning training, ITCNZ, New Zealand Tourism Training, Passion for travel, Student success, Top marks, Tourism training, Travel Training | Leave a reply