New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel

Learn about current business practice, event planning and people development. Travel to a regional destination to learn first-hand from local tourism providers. Study the industry, business systems and business development. Benefit from small classes. Learn from experienced tutors.

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What you will learn

  • Learn about the different aspects of the tourism industry and its importance to New Zealand and the economy
  • Develop expertise in planning an event
  • Grow your marketing and communications skills
  • Field trip to investigate how a region develops and promotes its tourism activities
  • Develop business plans for new enterprise
  • Developing people and systems for business
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Career options

  • Tourist Attraction Manager
  • I-site Host
  • Concierge
  • Tourist Attraction Host

Further study options

Major in hospitality management. Run hotels, attractions and more.

I always wanted to do something that would help people, that would make their wishes and dreams come true.
Jamie
Jamie, Tourism student

Upcoming start dates

  • 6 March 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

NCEA Level 3 - including 3 approved subjects at Level 3 (as specified on the NZQA list) made up of 14 credits each or two approved subjects made up of 14 credits each plus a minimum of 14 credits in Tourism at Level 3.

  • 10 credits NCEA Level 2 literacy or above – 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing (as specified on the NZQA list)
  • 10 credits NCEA Level 1 numeracy, or above (as specified on the NZQA list)

Or a Level 4 qualification in a related field (for example – NZ Certificate in Tourism Level 4); or relevant personal, practical, professional or educational experience. 

20+

If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

International

NCEA Level 3 - including 3 approved subjects at Level 3 (as specified on the NZQA list) made up of 14 credits each or two approved subjects made up of 14 credits each plus a minimum of 14 credits in Tourism at Level 3.

  • 10 credits NCEA Level 2 literacy or above – 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing (as specified on the NZQA list)
  • 10 credits NCEA Level 1 numeracy, or above (as specified on the NZQA list)

Or a Level 4 qualification in a related field (for example – NZ Certificate in Tourism Level 4); or relevant personal, practical, professional or educational experience. 

International students – minimum IELTS (academic) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5, or equivalent.

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $6,600
  • Course related costs: $400

    Approximate estimate for the textbooks required

  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $19,700

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

  • Course related costs: $400

    Approximate estimate for the textbooks required

Where will my course be?

The Wellington CBD campus is at 11-17 Church Street, Wellington.

Read more about our Wellington CBD campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Hospitality
Offered by:
Te Kūmete nui o te Manaakitanga
Formal programme title:
New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)
Programme code:
NZ2206
I always wanted to do something that would help people, that would make their wishes and dreams come true.
Jamie
Jamie, Tourism student