Travel & Tourism NCEA Level 3



This is NOT an ‘approved subject’ for University Entrance. However, the Level 3 credits may be counted towards an NCEA Level 3 Certificate which is also needed for University Entrance.


Open entry to all students. Successful completion of Travel and Tourism NCEA Level 2 is beneficial.

Course Description:

A course of study based on the Australasian tourism industry as well as essential travel and tourism skills such as geography and computing. These qualifications provide students with a head start for further study and employment in New Zealand’s fastest growing sector. Note: Students who successfully complete both 12TRT and 13TRT, and also achieve at least 6 NCEA Level 2 Literacy credits in oral and/or written language and 8 NCEA Level 1 Numeracy credits, are able to apply for the Travel and Tourism Certificate by the end of Year 13. The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Unit Standards:

224726Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism3InternalCompulsory
31304Communicate with people from other cultures2InternalCompulsory
31307Speak to a known audience in a predictable situation3InternalCompulsory
318211Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination5InternalCompulsory
323766Demonstrate knowledge of the tourism industry5InternalCompulsory
324733Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination5InternalCompulsory
328126Demonstrate knowledge of world geography, including the Pacific Island and Australia, relevant to the travel industry5InternalCompulsory

Assessment Summary: