Why do Tourism?


The students who will most benefit from the Tourism courses offered at Howick College are those who are interested in a career in the travel and tourism industry. For information on the range of career opportunities the following website will be helpful: www.serviceiq.org.nz It is still an appropriate subject for other students, giving them knowledge of destinations, as well as practical skills that are applicable for a wide range of careers.

The Unit Standards that are assessed in Years 12 and 13 will not only provide credits on the NCEA framework, but can count towards a National Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Introductory Skills) - Level 2. The successful completion of the Level 3 Unit Standards in Year 13 will allow students to cross-credit these towards a variety of National Certificates in Travel and Tourism (Level 3) that are taught by many tertiary providers such as M.I.T, Crown Institute and A.U.T.