Welcome to New Zealand School of Tourism, New Zealand's largest private tertiary establishment that specialises in training programmes for the airline, travel and tourism industries.The New Zealand School of Tourism started as Travel Careers & Training in 1985 with one campus in Wellington. Several years later they opened a second campus in Auckland before purchasing Sir George Seymour College in 2006. This gave the company seven campuses and it has since grown to nine campuses throughout New Zealand.

In 2015 the two brands rebranded to become The New Zealand School of Tourism.They are a Category One provider having gained the highest outcome from NZQA with a Highly Confident in Educational Performance and Highly Confident in Self Assessment.

All courses are New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved and students are eligible to apply for Government Student Loans and Allowances.

Wanting a career in the exciting world of airline, travel and tourism? Well you've come to the right place!

Our Brand Story

We’re a big thinker, quick thinker, fast mover, first mover; an innovator, hungry, vibrant, vigorous, daring and grounded. This isn’t a list. It’s who we are and how we do things. We’re not so much a glass half full, but a cup that runneth over, with ideas, energy and goodwill. Students are our reason for being. They give as much to us as we give to them. We want to be a power for good and develop students who are totally primed for the job market. But we can’t do any of this by ourselves. The roles of parents and schools are vital. The industry is our ‘other half’. A partnership based on professional respect, mutual alignment and common goals. The senses are important to us. Common sense, a sense of community, a sense of purpose and a sense of destiny. We believe that fortune favours the brave. We believe that fun and formality are different sides of the same coin. We believe that the best teams have an unbreakable bond. And what does all this mean? We are the ultimate, educational entrepreneurs.

Want a Career in Airline, Travel & Tourism?

Check Our Courses

Well you've come to the right place! We specialise in training courses for people wanting a career with tourism operators, travel agencies, airlines, roles at the airport, ferries and cruise ships, hotels and resorts, flight attendants (cabin crew), tour guides, conferencing & events. Whether you are about to leave school, thinking about a career change or returning to work, a career in the airline, travel & tourism can offer you an exciting future. Check out our courses today and see how we can help you land that dream job! 

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