Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
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 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 some responsibility for the management of learning and performance of others.

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:

- Apply effective verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with diverse audiences in the tourism industry, to proactively support the visitor experience
- Manage workplace practices required of a tourism workplace including: self-management, effective time and task management, and compliance with relevant Acts and legislation
- Analyse and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments in order to support decision-making in the tourism industry
- Develop, analyse and critique tourism business systems and processes that enable the delivery of a quality visitor experience and contribute to overall business effectiveness
Education pathways
This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 6) [Ref: 2207].
Employment pathways
Holders of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work in senior positions in the tourism and travel industry. Roles may include tourism operations advisors, business development coordinators, trade development advisors.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Nil
Education Organisation 13 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By ServiceIQ
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2206
Status Current
Created 2014-02-26 16:41:21.0
Next Review 2018-12-31 00:00:00.0
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