Otago Polytechnic

OSTC Business and Tourism (Level 3)

Location

Dunedin 

Delivery

Every Friday during the school year

Want to explore what a career in Business or Tourism would be like?

This OSTC course will introduce you to these exciting industries.

For more information about OSTC, visit www.op.ac.nz/ostc  

What will I do?

  • Visit a range of industry workplaces, go on tourism excursions and interact with our lecturers who teach on a variety of subjects.
  • Participate in interactive sessions to develop a solid understanding of the operations of business and tourism organisations. 
  • Create and develop a business idea, understand marketing and the role of social media for marketing a business or brand and other key management concepts. 
  • Learn how to create the ultimate tourism experience through customer service or an event and how to attract tourists through destination marketing. 

What could I do next?

You could study the: 

Where could this take me?

  • Tourism Business Operator
  • Tour Guide
  • Travel Consultant
  • Tourism Marketer   
  • Gain employment in a range of management environments at operational and strategic levels.

Unit standards covered in this course  

Unit standard

Title

Level

Credits

32004

Organise travel arrangements for business travel

3

3

9246

Process information needed by visitors

3

3

122

Provide safe and secure customer - focussed reception services

3

5

32106

Use business administration tools and systems

3

5

29769

Use the main features and functions of a word processing application for a purpose

2

3

29771

Use the main features and functions of a presentation application for a purpose

2

2

21414

Plan and run a recreation activity

3

4

32005

Organise small business meetings

3

3

 We are doing our best to ensure that this information is accurate. However, there may be some content changes to our programmes, and all our programmes will run subject to demand and capacity. 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.