Travel & Tourism Courses

Open the door to a world of possibilities and discover what makes you fly in the exciting world of travel & tourism.



There are loads of career options in travel and tourism, and studying this generalist pathway will give you the knowledge and skills to choose from any of them. If you don't have your Level 2 or 3 yet, you can start with one of our Foundational Courses. Otherwise, kick off your journey with one of our exciting Level 4 courses and in just two short years you’ll graduate with a Level 6 Diploma in Tourism & Travel.  


Why Choose NZST?
  • We have fees-free study options. If you are aged 16-24 you might be eligible for Youth Guarantee Funding. Find out more

  • Small classes. You won’t get lost in the crowd at the New Zealand School of Tourism, with class sizes of around 22 students

  • Hands-on learning. Learn by doing! Develop practical, real-world skills in a fun industry

  • Find your passion. Build your confidence, skills and friendships in a fun and supportive environment.

Get Started with Travel and Tourism

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Our Travel and Tourism courses

FREE study options

Certificate in Tourism (Aviation, Tourism and Travel)

Icon - LevelLevel 3
Icon - Duration22 weeks

Take off on an adventure with our tourism, travel, and aviation program! Gain customer service and communication skills, and learn about tourism destinations, aviation law, and more. The perfect place to start your career in the travel and tourism industry, or launch your dream job in flight attending.

FREE study options

Certificate in Tourism

Icon - LevelLevel 4
Icon - Duration16 weeks

Elevate your tourism game! Gain a deep understanding of NZ's tourism industry, special interest tourism, hotel and hospitality operations and more. Your tutors are industry experts and you'll learn from them in a fun and collaborative environment. Take that next step towards an exciting career in tourism.


Diploma in Tourism & Travel Management

Icon - LevelLevel 5
Icon - Duration32 weeks

This programme includes modules in tourism marketing, sustainability in tourism, as well as a case-study on Disney World. Meaning you'll have heaps of fun while you learn how to channel your passion for tourism into a career.


Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management

Icon - LevelLevel 6
Icon - Duration32 weeks

Covering communication & marketing, environmental sustainability, Māori culture and creating a world-class visitor experience, this course puts you in the best position to take your pick of tourism jobs.




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Careers in Travel & Tourism

  • Front desk agent 

  • Tour guide 

  • Travel agent 

  • Customer service agent

  • Concierge

  • Airline sales manager 

  • Shore excursion staff




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