What will I learn?

This introductory course provides an ideal stepping-stone to get you work ready and world ready. Whether you are looking to train now for a future position with an airline, tourism or travel company, or just want transferable business skills, this fun course will build your confidence and provide you with the broad range of communication, organisational, customer service and problem-solving skills you need to impress employers.

Course Content

  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Uniquely New Zealand
  • Retail Travel Agency
  • Preparing for a Career in Tourism
  • Domestic & International Airports
  • On Board Equipment
  • Accommodation and Transportation
  • Maori Tourism
  • Hotel and Airline Reservations Systems
  • Wholesale Travel Operations
  • Promoting a New Zealand Hotel or Resort
  • Take Off
  • The Airline Industry

Mentoring & Coaching

You will have your own personal mentor and coach throughout the course that meets with you every six weeks for a one-on-one meeting to discuss your goals, talk employment and ensure you are work ready.

Industry Learning

You will enjoy learning what the industry wants you to know. The airline, travel, tourism, and hotel industries are all involved in our programmes which are interactive and up to date. Experience the fun of being part of the worlds most exciting industry.

Career Opportunities:

Explore all the different options available to you in the diverse and exciting world of Tourism. Learn more about the many options a career within an airline, cruise company, major hotel group, tourist attraction, travel agency or coach Tour Company could offer you.

Certificates Gained:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 3 with strands in Tourism and Travel
  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 3 with strands in Aviation (not included in 15 week programme)
  • New Zealand School of Tourism Certificate - Tourism, Travel & Airline Industry
  • Go Rentals Specialist Certificate


Add on one of the following Level 4 programmes:

  • Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations or
  • Tourism, Airline & Flight Attending or
  • Tourism, Hotels & Resorts

On completion of a Level 4 qualification above, take your opportunities to the next level and study the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel - Level 5.

Study options

Full Time (22 weeks)

Tuition fees
NZ$12,850.00 (US$ 8,769) per year
Course fee - NZ $850
Start date

Expected August 2022


Wellington Campus

Level 2, Eagle Technology House,

135 Victoria Street,


Te Aro,

6011, New Zealand

Full Time (22 weeks)

Tuition fees
NZ$12,850.00 (US$ 8,769) per year
Course fee - NZ $850
Start date

Expected August, September 2022


Auckland City Campus

Level 6, 360 Queen Street,


Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For international students

All international students must:

  • be a minimum of 18 years of age at the start of all courses. (as per code of practice requirements)
  • Completed Secondary School offshore or New Zealand Year 12 or equivalent work experience.

English Language Proficiency:

  • IELTS: Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT) where the test was carried out prior to 1 October 2017: Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First or B2 First 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: Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert: B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with no less than merit in any band

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