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New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 4
Dates:

Intake1: 22 July 2019 to 29 November 2019

Duration:

19 weeks full-time, part time study is available

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 60

The qualification is split into the following four outcomes:

  • Customer Service
  • Workplace Practices
  • Travel Regions and Geography
  • Travel industry operational systems

Outcome One - Customer Service

A minimum of 20 credits from the following

9692 Present information orally to an audience

25193 Demonstrate knowledge of ground terminology and products used in the travel industry

28122 Demonstrate knowledge of relationship building, and selling tools, used in the travel industry

US28123 Explain and evaluate travel products used in the travel industry

 

Outcome Two - Workplace Practices

A minimum of 10 credits from the following: 

20490 Demonstrate knowledge of legislation relevant to the travel industry

11101 Collaborate within a team which has an objective

 

Outcome Three - Travel Regions and Geography

A minimum of 15 credits from the following: 

18205 Demonstrate knowledge of and process reservations for cruises outside New Zealand

18206 Demonstrate knowledge of and process reservations for coach and overland tours operating outside New Zealand

18213 Demonstrate knowledge of the United Kingdom and Eire as a tourist destination

26463 Demonstrate knowledge of European countries as tourist destinations 

 

Outcome Four - Travel Industry Operational Systems

A minimum of 15 credits from the following: 

18282 Advise customers of regulatory requirements for international air travel

25192 Demonstrate knowledge of airline terminology and products used in the travel industry

28129 Process travel arrangements using a computer reservation system

28128 Demonstrate knowledge of financial operations in the travel industry

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2019 Direct material costs of $3270 (GST inclusive).

International Fees can be found here.

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of $2528 (GST inclusive).

International Fees can be found here.

 

Graduates of this programme will have the skills and knowledge to work as a junior consultant in a retail or wholesale travel business.

Graduates of this programme will have the skills and knowledge to work as a junior consultant in a retail or wholesale travel business.

 

School Leavers

  • 10 credits at Level 1 NCEA in both literacy and numeracy
  • Three years minimum secondary education
  • Desire to work in the travel or tourism industries

Mature Applicants
Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at Level 1 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the head of faculty in consultation with the programme manager as appropriate.  Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Language Requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or

Successful completion of a Bachelors’ Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the preceding two years:

  • IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2First for schools with a score of 162.  No less than 154 in each skill.
  • OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL - a) Expiring Level, b) Current: a) Level 3 (Academic, b) Level 3 (Applied)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than pass in any band

Completion of all primary education and at least three years secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction, or

Completion of five years of secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction.   

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  • Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  • Have successfully completed a Bachelors’ Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or
  • Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  • Have achieved the required score and with all scores achieved in a single test in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years

To satisfactorily complete New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:-

  • A minimum of 60 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4).
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4) full-time over six months or part-time over 2 years.

Please note: students failing to engage in study as per programme requirements may forfeit zero fees entitlement.

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