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  • Communicating Effectively with Tourists 

    Taufatofua, Lu’isa (Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Community Development and Training Centre; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
    This course is intended to get participants to think about the importance of communicating effectively with tourists, both from the tourists’ viewpoint and their own. It is intended as a basic introduction for people who ...

  • Introduction to Tourism 

    Tapasei, Willie; Kalwajin, Enny; Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL); National Institute of Technology; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
    This course will make you think about tourists. As you go through this workbook you will look at: where tourists come from - why they come here and - the things they like to do when they are here - things you should know ...

  • Setting up a Tourism Project 

    Vaai, Tauvaga; Isara, Tupe T; Wilks, Tina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Samoa Polytechnic; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)

  • Small Engine User Maintenance 

    Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
    This course is an introduction to the basic operator maintenance of small engines. It is intended for school leavers and community groups who have limited knowledge or experience working on small engines. // It helps ...

  • Working with Timber 

    Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
    This course is a basic introduction to working with timber, tools and plans. It helps students to: think about some of the good and bad things about different timbers and how to choose the right timber for a job; practise ...

  • Tour Guiding 

    Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006)
    This 255-hour certificate course is intended for people who are already tour guides or who are aspiring to become tour guides. Specialty courses are three (3) credits and those involving a practical component are four (4) ...

  • Tour Guiding 

    Not available (Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-08)
    Introduction to this Course: This 255-hour certificate course is intended for people who are already tour guides or who are aspiring to become tour guides. Specialty courses are three (3) credits and those involving a ...

  • Transport and Logistics - Stevedoring: Level 1 

    Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-12)
    This course is intended for cargo handlers who are new to the stevedoring and ports industry, either in permanent or casual employment. The course focuses on the terminologies used in port and stevedoring operations, driving ...

  • Getting started with SPSS 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Handling statistical data is an essential part of psychological research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely daunting. This unit takes a step-by-step ...

  • Sustainable Tourism 

    Not available (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Introduction to sustainability in a tourism context 2. Identify and analyse existing practices of sustainability within the tourism industry 3. Using a systems approach to introduce and maintain sustainable tourism ...

  • Working life and learning 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage ...

  • Day in the life of a retail travel agent 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    Travel Agent: 1. Sales 2. Employment Relations Act 2000 3. Quality and service 4. Calculations for tourism 5. Administration

  • Hospitality operations 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of the hospitality sector and its relationship to other sectors of the tourism industry 2. Describe the organisational structure of a hotel and its systems and processes 3. Demonstrate knowledge ...

  • Sales and marketing 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Orientation and introductions 2. Marketing a product or service 3. Selling goods and services 4. Client Relationships 5. Tourism Destination Marketing

  • Tourist destinations 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1 Destinations - The Product 2 Destination Categories: Destinations can be categorized by geographical features 3 Promoting the Destination 4 Future Destination: Montenegro - Wild Beauty, Dubai 5 Administration

  • Day in the Life of a Tour Guide 

    Not available (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. What is a Tour Guide and what do they do: Types of Tour Guides (Multi Destination tours, Adventure Tour Guides, City Tours, Specialist Attraction tours. 2. What skills does a Tour Guide need? 3. Administration

  • Adventure tourism 

    Not available (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Be able to safely guide visitors through an adventure tourism activity that is longer than one day 2. Design and deliver an appropriate interpretation plan for the tour 3. Have experienced a range of adventure ...

  • Nouveau tourism 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1 The evolving and dynamic nature of tourism 2 Tourism Trends: Space Tourism, Places with a difference, Health & Wellness Tourism, Cultural Tourism, Youth Market, Voluntourism 3 Administration

  • Exploring tourism 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Understand the key terms and concepts associated with tourism and hospitality and the nature of these industries. 2. Analyse the current status of tourism in New Zealand in terms of the factors that influence its ...

  • Travel operations 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Computerised Reservation Systems 2. Support Mechanisms for customers with specific needs 3. Demonstrate knowledge of ground terminology and products used in the travel industry 4. Regulatory requirements for International ...