Tourism Training Courses – Travel Training Courses
Tourism is big in New Zealand and is one of the top contributors to the counties economy. Whether you are thinking about a career change, about to leave school or are returning to work, the tourism and travel industry can offer you a spot in an exciting and friendly industry.
Tourism training courses are many and varied and range from a few weeks to several years in length. This means there's a travel training course to suit most people. Each course aims to provide the skills needed to get you started in the tourism and travel industry.
Some courses will be more interest style courses while others provide a diploma or qualifications that are internationally accredited and recognised all over the world. Many training courses are also NZQA accredited which means access to student loans and allowances with the Ministry of Education. Applications for these courses are usually open to both domestic New Zealand and international students.
Some courses are geared towards a specific part of the tourism industry such as travel agents, hospitality or hotel management however completing these training courses can lead to employment with airlines, hotels, cruise ships, conference and events, tourism guiding, tourism businesses and much more.
Check out some of the businesses that provide tourism and travel training courses: http://www.tourism.net.nz/education-and-training/tourism-and-travel-training