Tourism Opportunities [International Students]



Study Options



2 year


Level 5


EIT’s Tourism and travel offering is a full-time, two year programme which provides a pathway to a career in many aspects of tourism and travel. Three New Zealand qualifications, and two City and Guilds qualifications are included.


Tourism Opportunities prepares graduates for an exciting range of employment opportunities in the tourism and travel industries. In particular, the programme is designed to develop skills to be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of customer service and selling skills
  • Apply tourism workplace practices
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand as tourist destinations
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the tourism and travel industry
  • Apply knowledge and attributes required for a barista role
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tourism business systems
  • Manage first aid in an emergency
  • Apply knowledge of marketing in tourism
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tourism quality management
  • Apply knowledge of tourism event planning

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

The tourism and travel industry has a very wide range of exciting jobs on offer.

  • Travel Agency
  • Visitor Information Offices
  • Airlines
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Tour Guides


17 February


International entry requirements

Academic Learning Services

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Hawke’s Bay Campus


EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.