The Service Industries Vocational Pathway provides a wide range of opportunities for young people with great communication and social skills. Employment opportunities include hospitality, tourism, hairdressing, beauty, retail, or sports and recreation.
This programme consists of four modules: cookery, tourism, hairdressing and beauty therapy. For the year two programme in this Vocational Pathway, students choose two of the year one modules to specialise in. Note: Not all year two programmes will be available in Thames.
Introduction to Service Sector Level 2
Vocational Pathway: Service Industries
Programme Modules: Tourism, Cookery, Hairdressing, and Beauty Therapy
NCEA Level: Level 2 (Level 3 in year 2)
Number of Credits: 31
Duration of Programme: February to November with option to re-enrol for second year in August
Programme Structure: 1 day per week (8:30am - 3:00pm) during the school term
Location: Depending on your closest location, it will be one of the following:
- City Campus: Tourism, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
- Rotokauri Campus: Cookery **Students studying this programme in Thames will travel to Hamilton for their Cookery rotation
- Wintec Thames Campus: Tourism, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy ** This will include some organised travel to Hamilton for specialist equipment use during the Hairdressing and Beauty rotations.
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and covered by WTA (if applicable)
Further Details: www.youthguarantee.net.nz
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. See your Careers Advisor
Year Two Entry Criteria: To move on to year two you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one, and 100% of the available credits in both of your chosen year two modules. Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be accepted at the discretion of the WTA.
|00057||Provide customer service||2||2||7|
|00062||Personal presentation and a positive attitude in a workplace involving customers||3||2||7|
|27640||Demonstrate knowledge of current fashion trends and how history relates to beauty therapy||3||2||1|
|27641||Relevance of anatomy and physiology knowledge to beauty therapy practice||3||2||1|
|24728||Work roles in tourism||3||2||1|
|24729||Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations||4||2||2|
|24732||Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs||3||2||1|
|00167||Practise food safety methods||4||2||6|
|13281||Prepare and present basic sandwiches for service||2||2||4|
|13283||Prepare and present salads for service||2||2||3|
|Total Year 1 NZQA Credits||31|