Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 6
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Tourism » Tourism Studies
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the tourism and travel industries with individuals who can contribute to, and lead the effective implementation of processes in the tourism industry and proactively support and enhance the visitor experience, and through their skills and knowledge uphold the importance of tourism to the New Zealand economy. The qualification will benefit the community by enhancing New Zealand's tourism visitor experiences and bringing economic benefits to the country.

Graduates will be able to deliver, and assist in supporting the delivery of, a quality visitor experience across a range of organisations in the tourism and travel industries. Their applied skills and knowledge will require taking full responsibility for the nature, quantity and quality of outcomes, and they may also have responsibility for leadership in developing and guiding strategic business direction in the tourism and travel industries.

Indigenous values of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga in relation to travel and tourism may be encompassed in the holistic outcomes of this qualification.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Analyse and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments in order to effectively develop and guide strategic business direction in the tourism industry
- Identify and analyse strategic leadership roles and styles, and the potential impact on change management for a tourism enterprise
- Develop, analyse and critique tourism business strategic systems and processes that enable the commercial development of a quality visitor experience and contribute to overall sustainable business effectiveness
- Prepare effective public relations campaigns including multi-media communications for a tourism business development
- Analyse and propose strategic business models to improve environmental sustainability for a tourism business or tourism business development
- Develop strategic investment plans for a tourism enterprise
Education pathways
This qualification can lead to Bachelor Degree qualifications at Level 7.
Employment pathways
Holders of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work at a senior level in a tourism and travel related business. Roles may include future business owners, tourism operations managers, business development managers and general managers, trade development managers.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation 5 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By ServiceIQ
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2207
Status Current
Created 2014-02-28 11:21:30.0
Next Review 2018-12-31 00:00:00.0
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