Tourism Operations

Show off New Zealand’s unique culture, landscapes and historic sites. Live up to our reputation of being the ‘adventure capital of the world’ through bungy jumping to skydiving, white-water rafting to jet boating. If you’ve got adrenalin pumping or just want to tell everyone about it, a career in tourism could be for you.

Programmes

  • Certificate in Adventure Tourism

    • Code: WR2622
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    Gain the ability to deliver frontline service skills in the adventure tourism industry. This is achieved by delivering core tourism skills combined with specialisation in adventure tourism operations.

  • Diploma in Adventure Tourism

    • Code: WR3005
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This diploma provides students with the knowledge and skills required for guiding adventure tourism ventures. In particular, the specialist areas are: rafting skills; sea kayaking; ropes; anchors and rope skills;...

Courses

  • First Aid for the Outdoors

    • Code: FAID.3002
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 5
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The course will provide students with the ability to identify, assess and deal with emergency situations involved in outdoor activities....

  • Frontline Services

    • Code: TOUR.3400
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to give students the ability to interact with clients/customers to provide quality customer service....

  • Leadership in Adventure Guiding

    • Code: TOUR.4400
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course equips students with the ability to provide leadership in adventure guiding....

  • Outdoor Experience 1

    • Code: TOUR.2042
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course will provide the students with the ability to perform outdoor activities in camping and rock climbing, including assessing weather conditions and managing health and safety....

  • Outdoor Experience 2

    • Code: TOUR.2043
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course will provide students with the ability to perform outdoor activities in crossing rivers, rafting, kayaking and mountain biking....

  • Practical Skills for the Snow/Mountain Industry

    • Code: TOUR.5005
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide a range of skills required for the snow and mountain industry. The students will gain an understanding of the industry and avenues...

  • Raft Clients Commercially to Grade 3 Level

    • Code: TOUR.5002
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to equip students with the skills required to guide clients at a Grade 3 level....

  • Sea Kayak Technical Skills and Trip Leadership for One Day and Multiday Trips

    • Code: TOUR.5004
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to equip students with the skills required to guide a one and/or multiday sea kayak trip....

  • Skills with Ropes, Anchors and Rope Systems

    • Code: TOUR.5003
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to equip students with the skills required to use ropes, anchors and rope systems in a variety of settings including rock climbing, abseiling, water...

  • Technical Raft Skills to Grade 3

    • Code: TOUR.5001
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the technical, theoretical and rescue skills required to raft commercially at Grade 3 level....

  • The Customer Experience and Adding Value

    • Code: TOUR.4103
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to enable students to add value to the customer experience through professional customer service and communication skills that build client relationships, and ensure customer...

  • Tourism Careers

    • Code: TOUR.3001
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to give students the ability to evaluate a work role within the tourism industry in terms of personal and legal requirements....

  • Trip Leadership and Management of an Outdoor Activity

    • Code: TOUR.5006
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to enable students to apply the knowledge and skills fo trip planning, leadership, risk management and first aid skills to an outdoor activity....

  • Workplace Practices in the Travel Industry

    • Code: TOUR.4104
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of legal relationships, customer service considerations and contracts, and legislation and compliance requirements relevant to the travel industry. Students...

  • Worldwide Travel and Tourism Destinations

    • Code: TOUR.4101
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course provides students with knowledge of tourism and travel within the global destination context. Students will develop capability in enhancing the visitor experience through skills and knowledge of worldwide...

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