Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism

Get a taste of the skills and knowledge required to continue into a higher programme of study in hospitality and tourism at AUT through the Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism.

Successful completion of the programme prepares you for undergraduate study in the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management; Bachelor of International Tourism Management or Bachelor of Arts.

Programme code: AK3598
Level: 4
Points: 120
Duration: 1 year full time
Venue: City campus
Start date: 2 March 2015

Entry requirements

  • 48 credits at level 2
  • 8 credits at level 1 or higher in one language rich subject.
  • Applicant must be at least 17 years.

Structure and content

This qualification is a broad based, flexible qualification that allows students to develop capabilities and skills for academic study, English and communication skills, numeracy, and information literacy within a hospitality and tourism environment.


Compulsory papers
FINA401    Financial Operations for Hospitality and Tourism
HOSP401   Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism and Events
HOSP402   Introduction to Customer Service Management
LSKL402    Tertiary English and Academic Literacies
LSKL403    Tertiary English and Critical Thinking
SOSC480   Introduction to New Zealand Society
TIKA501    Noho Marae Wānanga A
TIKA502    Noho Marae Wānanga B

And choose one paper from:
EVNT401    Introduction to Event Management
HOSP403    Hospitality: An Applied Perspective
TOUR401    Exploring Tourism

Last updated: 28-Jan-2015 5.00pm

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