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Be one of the 1.2 million workers tourism needs to employ this year!

Posted on 11/10/2022 by

The travel and tourism industry needs to employ countless staff this year – could you be one of them?

The World Travel and Tourism Council recently announced that the industry needs to employ 1.2 million new workers this year – and that’s just in the European Union!

Many of these jobs were lost over the pandemic, but now that tourism is well and truly bouncing back, there’s a huge demand for skilled workers across the industry all over the world.

Julia Simpson, World Travel and Tourism Council President & CEO talked about how Europe has seen one of the best recoveries so far, but that the sector is struggling to keep up with the surge in demand.

“Governments and the private sector need to come together to provide the best opportunities for people looking for the great career opportunities that the travel sector offers,” she explained.

Here in New Zealand, we’re seeing similar demand from the industry in the lead-up to the first summer season with open borders since before the pandemic.

Many sectors are seeing increases in the amount of job ads, but hospitality and tourism have seen the largest year-on-year growth of them all. From August 2021 to August 2022, the sector had a huge growth of 175% in job ads, highlighting just how many roles are out there for skilled workers all over the country.

Great news for qualified workers

All of this might make things tough for tourism and travel employers right now, but it’s great news for anyone with a qualification – such as our Study From Home graduates.

First of all, it means there’s a huge amount of choice for our students and graduates. From airline roles, to opportunities in hotels, to working with some of New Zealand’s top tourism attractions, with so many jobs available, graduates are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a position that suits them.

Not to mention, employers know that to attract top talent, they’re going to have to offer competitive salaries and benefits. When so many places are vying for the same pool of qualified staff, employers are starting to offer better incentives for working with them.

Of course, our ITC employment consultant is on hand to help connect students and graduates with great roles in the industry.

Get qualified with Study From Home  

No experience or knowledge of tourism and travel? No problem.

Study From Home offers New Zealanders the chance to earn valuable qualifications in travel and tourism. You can do it all from the comfort of your own home, and all on your own schedule.

That means you can get started today, and either power through the coursework quickly full-time, or earn your qualifications slowly part-time while you manage other work or family commitments.

Either way, once you complete a qualification with Study From Home, you’ll be a much more attractive potential employee for the countless travel and tourism employers around New Zealand.

Explore our courses to see which qualification you’d like to study, or get in touch to find out more about how it all works, or what kinds of jobs would be available to you with an industry-recognised level 3 certificate from Study From Home. We’d love to hear from you!

Study From Home – college@itc.co.nz 0800 TOURISM (0800 868747) or https://www.studyfromhome.co.nz/contact-us/

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Get a taste for the tourism industry with an ITC online short course

Posted on 07/10/2015 by
ITC Online Training is an affordable way to learn more about the tourism industry without committing to a full-time course.

ITC Online Training is an affordable way to learn more about the tourism industry without committing to a full-time course.

Choosing what to study is a big decision. How do you know which industry is right for you? What if you’re torn between multiple subjects? If only there was a way to help you make up your mind…

Introducing ITC Online Training: a range of short, interactive online courses that you can take from home, at your own leisure.

These courses are the perfect opportunity to get a taste for the tourism industry without committing to full-time study.

Even better, there are courses to suit all budgets. ITC Online offers FREE taster courses and several introductory lessons for as little as $19. The most expensive online course is less than $250 – an affordable alternative to a six-month qualification.

Here are some of the topics you can learn more about with ITC Online Training:

 
ITC launched these courses as a way to make education about the airline, travel and tourism industry more widely available to people all around New Zealand and the world.

“You can sign up for a short course from anywhere – so long as you have access to the internet and a computer or tablet,” says ITC Marketing Director Claire Huxley.

“This means people are no longer limited by their location or circumstance – everyone has the opportunity to learn more about this exciting industry. With several free taster courses to choose from, as well as a range of options available for less than $250, this is an affordable way to advance your education.”

The full list of online courses is available on the ITC Online Training website. If you have any questions about our courses, please don’t hesitate to get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.

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