• Management - Travel & Tourism

    Level 4-6


    Start Date

    09 AUG 2021
    09 AUG 2021
    09 AUG 2021
    30 JUL 2018
    09 AUG 2021
    09 AUG 2021
    09 AUG 2021
    09 AUG 2021

    End Dates

    18 AUG 2023
    18 AUG 2023
    18 AUG 2023
    30 NOV 2018
    18 AUG 2023
    18 AUG 2023
    18 AUG 2023
    18 AUG 2023




    1-2 years

    Course Cost

    NZD $22,889 Fees Free*

    NZD $30,490 + $1,500 Course Fee

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 Year One - Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations Level 4 OR Tourism, Hotels & Resorts Level 4 (Auckland City only) + Tourism & Travel Diploma Level 5
 Year Two - Tourism & Travel Diploma Level 6


This comprehensive two-year Management Programme (Travel and Tourism) opens the door to a world of exciting career possibilities. Upon completion, you’ll be equipped with highly valuable transferable skills that set you on the path to confidently apply for supervisory positions in any industry.

Modules such as Human Resources, Marketing & Sales, Accounting, Customer Service Strategies, and Workplace Practices give you the knowledge to impress an employer and the strategic leadership skills to kickstart your success.

Year 1 starts with your choice of either Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations Level 4 or Tourism, Hotels & Resorts Level 4. Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations looks at airline, hotel, tourism, and travel agency operations, giving you plenty of career choices upon graduation – in the tourism industry and beyond. Or, if you’re interested in pursuing a career in the exciting and growing market of hotels, resorts and conferences then Tourism, Hotels & Resorts is for you.

The second half of Year 1 is an exciting time as you focus on understanding what makes a business successful. You’ll focus on Walt Disney World in the first three weeks and then on five top New Zealand tourism companies. Two study tours are included, and students will visit Hobbiton, and Waitomo Adventures in the North Island, and Skyline Skyrides, Real Journeys and AJ Hackett Bungy in the South Island. You’ll have the unique opportunity to meet management and learn about the operational side of these businesses, any challenges they have faced and how they overcome them.

Year 2 will really help you to forge a leadership role in the Customer Experience and Operations industry and be responsible for the strategy and processes behind the visitor experience. You’ll cover modules like Strategic Leadership, Environmental Sustainability and get to design a Hospitality or Tourism Business.

You’ll also have access to an optional Paid Internship for 30 Credits Or you can choose to be involved with Tourism Futures which looks at Sustainable Maori Tourism, Change Management and Analysing a Tourism Business.


Year 1

Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations Level 4

Experience New Zealand

This New Zealand study tour could take you to places such as Rotorua, Queenstown or other tourist destination. You may see spectacular geysers and bubbling mud pools, or get to explore Te Papa, soak in a hot pool, go bungy jumping, jet boating or luging. This three day study tour is included in the cost of the course and will see you experiencing every part of the tourism industry from accommodation, and transportation through to attractions and activities.

Tourism Expo

In teams you will be putting together a tourism expo that will showcase a region of New Zealand. You will have a week to plan and set this up and present to people who will visit the expo.

Airline and Airport Operations and Security

Focusing on successful airlines such as Virgin Atlantic and start up airlines such as Kiwi Air, you will learn about how airlines manage risk. Airlines and airport are all very focused on security> Learn how airlines and airports deal with the threat of terrorism and air rage.

Tourism Operations and Guiding

Discover the secrets of effective communication, outstanding customer service and selling. Employers want these skills and we bring these together in a fun and interactive way that will ensure your confidence.

Travel Agency and Exclusive Modules

Travel agency operations focuses on product knowledge and sales and will result in you gaining exclusive certificates for Contiki Tours, Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, STA Travel and Singapore Airlines. These certificates will look impressive on your CV.

Hotel and Hospitality Operations

An inside look at how hotels operate and how each of the departments work together including conference and events. the project will see you putting together your own conference or event.

New Zealand Tourism Destinations

New Zealand has so much to offer and this module covers the unique areas of tourism such as outdoor activities, walking and skiing through to cycling tours and Maori tourism.

Assessment Centre Interview

Experience an assessment centre day which some employers use when interviewing candidates. Gain confidence and skills, feedback and coaching. A great module.

OR Tourism, Hotels & Resorts level 4

New Zealand Attractions and Activities
• Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
• Eco-Tourism, Adventure Tourism & Maori Tourism
• Special Interest Tourism
• Festivals, Cultural and Sporting Events in New Zealand
• Promoting Tourism Destinations
• Inbound Tourism Groups
• Hotel & Hospitality Operations
• International Hotels and Resorts
• Hotel Brands in NZ
• Hotel Conference and Events Operations

• Hotel Food and Beverage Operations
• Hotel Reservations Software
• Non Alcoholic and Alcoholic Beverages
• Becoming a Barista - Cafe and Barista Service
• Wine Knowledge
• Employment in Tourism
• Delivering Excellence in Customer Service
• Security, Health & Safety and Risk Management
• Leadership within Teams.

Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5

Walt Disney World

The inclusion of Walt Disney World in the diploma means students will analyse and evaluate the beginning and growth of a world renowned tourism company, and gain an understanding of the business operations including organisational structure, roles, and suppliers.

The New Zealand Tourism Industry

New Zealand is unique and offers a range of tourism products to different markets. This component looks at the interrelationships between attractions and activities, amenities and accessibility, and analyses both a tourist destination within New Zealand in terms of its strengths and weaknesses.

Conference and Events

This growing industry – conference and events comes to life as you look at how to determine client needs and analyse and evaluate different conference and event venues in terms of their unique offering and against a client brief.

Marketing a Tourism Attraction

What is involved in marketing a tourism attraction? Given the online presence every tourism attraction needs to have, what is the best way to market and promote an attraction?

Study Tour in New Zealand

A study tour is included so you can experience tourism and bring alive everything you have learnt. Visit and hear from the best of the industry and come back inspired.

Accounting and Financial Statements

An important part of business is to be able to understand accounting and the impact this has on a business. This interesting module prepares you to be able to explain the nature of accounting and accounting concepts; explain and classify transactions according to their effect on the expanded accounting equation; and prepare financial statements for an entity as part of the business process of tourism.

Cruise Ship Tourism

The cruise ship industry is not just growing in New Zealand, but also worldwide. Learn about the development of this major industry, the profile of cruise passengers and discuss the perceived value of cruising for the customer and the destinations. This practical application will see you establish customer needs, compare cruise companies, and quote prices.

Human Resources

All successful tourism businesses understand the importance of having great people on the team. You will learn about the key elements that make up Human resources, from recruitment and induction through to appraisals and performance management. This module prepares you prior to your study tour will you will hear from the HR Manager of three major tourism companies.

Customer Service Sales Strategy

This module covers the importance of having a customer service strategy and how to develop one.

Workplace Practice

This is the final module for those not on an internship. It includes the following components:

  • Effective teamwork and managing conflict
  • Optional International Study Tour to a South Pacific Island
  • Industry familiarisation report
  • Presentation of a tourist destination
  • Preparation, participation and reflection on the job fair
  • Evaluate a tourism business and make recommendations for future growth

Year 2

Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 6

•The Tourism & Travel industry
• Communication & Marketing
• Strategic Leadership
• Creating the Visitor Experience
• Sales & Distribution in Tourism
• Environmental Sustainability
• Design a Hospitality or Tourism Business
• Internship
• Tourism Futures

Optional Paid Internship for 30 Credits

Paid internships may be offered with domestic or international tourism companies such as Walt Disney World, Canadian Ski resorts, Accor Hotels, Hobbiton, Helloworld or Menzies Aviation.


Workplace Practices

This includes:

  • Hotel Management Simulation
  • Change Management
  • Sales and Distribution in Hospitality Creating the Guest Experience


Experience New Zealand

This New Zealand study tour could take you to places such as Rotorua, Queenstown or other tourist destination. You may see spectacular geysers and bubbling mud pools, or get to explore Te Papa, soak in a hot pool, go bungy jumping, jet boating or luging. This three day study tour is included in the cost of the course and will see you experiencing every part of the tourism industry from accommodation, and transportation through to attractions and activities.

Hospitality Skills

Learn valuable skills around food and beverage service, making and serving beverages and speciality coffees. These are great skills to have if you want to gain a part time role while you are studying.

Job Fairs

Our exclusive job fairs will allow you to be interviewed by industry employers from a range of companies. As a Diploma student you get a golden ticket to the job fair, which gives you first choice of the employers you really want to meet.

Internship opportunities

You will be presented with both domestic and international paid internship opportunities in the tourism industry. Internships are for 12 weeks minimum (nearly all are permanent positions) and replace the last 8 weeks of your Diploma. They are a great way to start your career. Please note that internship and other work experience opportunities are subject to meeting attendance requirements and successful academic completion. In addition, acceptance into any of our courses does not guarantee acceptance into any internship opportunities including Walt Disney World. Interview criteria by each employer applies.

Add A Degree In Just 1 Year

Once you’ve completed your Level 6 Diploma you can complete our Bachelor of International Tourism & Hotel Management** in just one year.

Connected Plus

We want you to stay connected - Free wifi with no limits, and Free Office 365. You will be able to connect to Microsoft Office at any time, in any place, on any device. Update your CV or access your emails while enjoying a hot chocolate in a café. However you use it, we want you to stay connected.

Mentoring & Coaching

You will have your own personal mentor and coach throughout the course that meets with you every six weeks for a one-on-one meeting to discuss your goals, talk employment and ensure you are work ready.

Inspiring Trainers

Enjoy being inspired by our trainers who have stories from all over the world. Their knowledge and experience will give you the skills you need, and get you excited about all the career options available. Their experience ranges from being overland tour-guides in Africa, flight attendants in Dubai, hotel consultants in Asia, event planners in Hawaii, travel agents in the UK, to cruise ship directors in the Bahamas. All of our trainers are trained to give you the ultimate learning experience.

Industry Learning

You will enjoy learning what the industry wants you to know. The airline, travel, tourism, and hotel industries are all involved in our programmes which are interactive and up to date. Experience the fun of being part of the worlds most exciting industry.

Fun Events

Campus life includes many different exciting themed events. One day you may be traversing the city in an ‘Amazing Race’, or competing in a campus ‘Glee’ competition, or theming the campus for a fundraising event such as SPCA. Your time with us creates long lasting friendships and the opportunity to experience teamwork, and develop leadership skills.

Small Classes

You won't be a number or get lost in a crowd at the New Zealand School of Tourism. Small classes of around 22 means trainers will know your name and want to ensure your success every step of the way. We have had students who have started on a Level 2 course and gone right through to completing a Level 5 diploma, because of the support and encouragement of the training team. Academic success is a focus for us.


  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 4
  • New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5
  • New Zealand Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 6


Level 4
• New Zealand School of Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations
• Hobbiton Movie Set Tours Specialist Certificate
• Blue Lagoon Cruises Specialist Certificate
• STA Travel Agency Specialist Certificate
• Contiki Specialist Certificate
• New Zealand School of Tourism Certificate in Tourism, Hotels and Resorts
• Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Specialist Certificate
• Barista Skills
Level 5
• New Zealand School of Tourism Diploma in Tourism & Travel Management Level 5
• Accor Hotel Group Specialist Certificate Zealand
Level 6
• New Zealand School of Tourism Diploma in Tourism & Travel Management Level 6


Year 1

At the start of the course applicants must:

  • have either NCEA Level 3, or University Entrance, or completed a Level 3 Certificate in Tourism or Travel or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

International Students

  • All international students must be a minimum of 18 years of age on day 1 of your course (as per code of practice requirements)
  • 4 years of secondary school or equivalent work experience
  • English Language Proficiency as outlined in the International pages on this website

If you do not meet the above criteria please contact the campus directly to discuss.

Year 2

At start of Year 2 applicants must:

  • have fully completed Year 1 and have a qualification in travel or tourism Level 5
  • have achieved a high level of attendance in Year 1

Note: an entry assessment may be required at end of Year 1. This is to determine your ability to read and understand textbooks and ability to write an essay.

International Students

All international students must:

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


Once you have graduated from this qualification you are ready to start your career!

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