Service Industry Internships
The Service Industry and in particular the Tourism Industry is New Zealand’s largest industry, it is growing rapidly and holds many exciting career opportunities. Students will explore what skills they need to succeed in the Service Industry. Students will have the opportunity to work for local tourism operators, experiencing what they offer, interacting with service clients first hand and furthering the skills they need to work in the service sector. This programme is available to students in Year 12 and 13.
Learner Goals and Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Provide customer service experiences in a tourism workplace
- Work in a team on a tourism workplace project or task
In addition, depending on what standards they chose, students will be able to:
- Explain the importance of Māori place names in tourism
- List and use a range of te reo greetings and farewells in tourism
- Describe key action areas of environmentally responsible tourism
- Describe an environmentally responsible tourism workplace
- Apply environmental principles in a tourism workplace
- Explain Tikanga in tourism Māori
- Discuss Karakia tawhito as it applies to a tourism Māori event
- Examine contemporary karakia as it applies to a tourism Māori event
- Recite a karakia in te reo appropriate to a tourism Māori event
Other Trades Academy Courses
Year 12-13 students
13 credits at Level 3 plus a choice of other credits dependent on options chosen
Block course format, includes overnights. Each block 4 days in length.
Nelson / Marlborough / Tasman / West Coast
Zero cost to students. Funded by the Ministry of Education.
Week 1: 05-08 August
Week 2: 26-29 August
Week 3: 16-19 September
Week 4: 14-17 October
*Dates may be subject to change.