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New Zealand School of Tourism
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New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 4)

This course is available


Level of Study



16 weeks

Next start date

Expected Jan 2024


New Zealand School of Tourism


This fun course will give you a great understanding of the different careers in hospitality and tourism, helping you decide where you’d like to work in the future.

You will learn

  • Creating and delivering exceptional customer experiences
  • New Zealand attractions and activities
  • Coach and overland touring, including a Contiki module
  • Maori tourism, adventure tourism and eco-tourism
  • Airport and airline operations and risk management
  • Key world tourism destinations
  • Marketing and promoting tourism destinations
  • Communication and customer service in tourism
  • Airline reservations systems
  • Running successful conferences and events
  • Experience a Hobbiton movie set tour
  • Plus loads more!

Careers in Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations

  • Adventure tourism management
  • Hotel management
  • Corporate travel consultant
  • Tourism operations manager
  • Business development in hotels & resorts
  • Tour guide
  • Airline sales manager

Qualifications Gained

New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 4

New Zealand School of Tourism Certificate – Tourism, Hotel & Airline Operations

Hobbiton Movie Set Tours Specialist Certificate

Blue Lagoon Cruises Specialist Certificate

Contiki Specialist Certificate

Entry criteria

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age on day 1 of their course
  • Have completed four years of secondary school or have 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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