Studying at NZ School of Tourism will arm you with the skills you need to land the job of your dreams, whether that’s in our local tourism industry or further afield. You’ll enter the workforce confidently and professionally trained to international standards.
We receive constant feedback from employers that NZ School of Tourism graduates are work-ready and can hit the ground running. We’ve got the industry’s leading tutors, a great relationship with your future employers in the industry, and even run job fairs where you get the chance to secure a job before you’ve even finished your course!
Studying travel and tourism opens many exciting paths in various industries, from practical, hands-on frontline service jobs, through to management careers in business development, marketing and sales.
"Coming from South Auckland, it's not every day you'll hear of someone going to the states and work.."
"Coming from a small town, you don't see yourself doing big things. My grandfather would tell me in our language "focus in school" and I focused and I'm here now!"
"It's been a pretty amazing journey to get to where I am today travelling around the world on cruise lines and it's a big thank you to NZST"
"I loved the idea of being able to expand my existing hospitality knowledge and get into more premium and fine dining options"
"NZST set me up with the right networks...they set me up with links to hotels and travel agencies, tour guides... everything you need"
"You become a firefighter, you become a counsellor, a chef and a janitor. You're everything in one small aircraft"