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Year 11 and 12 Tourism

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​Pre-requisites

N/A

Co-requisites

N/A 

Subject Description

Tourism gives students a variety of academic, technical, operational and workplace skills to work in the tourism industry. It enables students to gain an appreciation of the role of the tourism industry, the travel sector, hospitality and visitor services. The tourism course has a special focus on Eco-Tourism as an emerging and exciting opportunity.

Weekly workload in hours

4+ hours

Structure

​Unit 1
Unit 2​ Unit 3​ Unit 4​
Introduction to Tourism

Planning an itinerary

Eco-tourism
Marketing the outdoors

Assessment

For Tourism, assessment from Units 3 and 4 is used to determine the student’s exit result, and consists of four instruments from at least three different assessment techniques, including: 

  • one project 
  • one examination 
  • no more than two assessments from each technique

Summative assessment

​Project
Investigation​
​Extended response
Examination
​A response to a single task, situation and/or scenario.
​A response that includes locating and using information beyond students’ own knowledge and the data they have been given.A technique that assesses the interpretation, analysis/examination and/or evaluation of ideas and information in provided stimulus materials.
A response that answers a number of provided questions, scenarios and/or problems.










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Last reviewed 16 July 2020
Last updated 16 July 2020