The Tourism Travel and Airline Industry (Level 3)

Hamilton - 11 July 2022

New Zealand School of Tourism

Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 3
NZQA Credits: 90
Learning Style: In-Person Learning
22 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
16 December 2022

This qualification is designed for learners who want to learn introductory information and skills for a career in the tourism, travel or airline industry. Learners will study the specific Aotearoa New Zealand tourism context, different accommodation options, introductory knowledge of aircraft, the airline industry and the roles and responsibilities of international and domestic aiports. Learners will gain skills in customer service and client-communication, selling travel tours and packages, and promotional skills including a presentation to classmates on a chosen New Zealand hotel. This programme provides learners the skills needed to enter the tourism industry and is a pathway to Level 4 tourism courses.

Whether you want to train for a future in tourism or aviation or you’re just keen to get a better understanding of how the business world works, this fun course will build your confidence and teach you a range of business skills.

Level 8, 48 Ward Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

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NZ Tourism Industry & I-Site
Customer Service
Accommodation & Transportation
Retail & Wholesale Travel Operations
Preparing for a Career in Travel
Airlines, Airports & Flight Attending
New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3)

Domestic Students

At the start of the course, domestic applicants must:

  • Be a minimum of 17 years of age

  • Have NCEA Level 2 (60 credits) plus NCEA Level 1 (80 credits) OR

  • Equivalent unit standards, course of study or work experience deemed equivalent.

If you do not meet the above criteria, you may still be able to apply. Please contact the campus directly to discuss.

International Students

All international applicants must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the start of all courses

  • Have completed Secondary School offshore or New Zealand Year 12 or equivalent work experience

  • Have English language proficiency as outlined in the International Page on this website

Course costs details for domestic and international students are available here.

This option may be available fees free if you are 19 or under at the start of course and do not hold a qualification at Level 3 or higher.


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