Welcome to QRC
QRC is New Zealand’s premier Tourism & Hospitality Management College. Whether you aspire to a career in adventure tourism or wish to enter the world of hospitality, QRC will prepare you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully pursue your management career. Through a blended delivery of theory, practical & professional learning, QRC encourages you to:
- Think it. Current and specialist theory delivered by industry and academic experts.
- Do it. Practical learning and structured internships built around individual goals and aspirations.
- Be it. Professional application preparing for a career in Hospitality or Adventure Tourism Management.
A focus on professionalism, continuous improvement and positive outcomes underpins the culture. QRC has a reputation for producing industry-specific management graduates who are the employees of first choice. Additionally, QRC has been classified as a Category 1 Provider by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and was recognised as the Private Tertiary Provider of the Year in 2014 (ITENZ).
The QRC Difference
QRC delivers accelerated 21 month Level 5 Diplomas including a fully paid internship. The combination of four intakes per year, small class sizes, currency of content, industry immersion and the Professional Excellence System, ensure graduates are the employees of first choice.
Queenstown is the ultimate place to study tourism and hospitality. It offers a range of world-class industry operators in an environment where tourism and hospitality are ‘normalised’ enabling students to become active participants and network in the industry. QRC also offers hospitality and culinary programmes from its Tai Tokerau campus location in Northland, one of New Zealand’s fastest growing tourism hubs.
The ability to put theory into practice in paid employment is one of the highlights of an education at QRC. The self-belief and personal growth gained through this process instils a confidence and maturity that prepares students to make informed career decisions.
QRC has a proven track record inproviding graduates with a competitiveadvantage. With 85% of graduates gaining employment in their field of study and 12% progressing to degree level, QRC outcomes are exceptional.
- World Class
High quality delivery, unique learning environments and world class facilities ensures the QRC student is continually exposed to excellence.
The support network and service systems at QRC are in existence to provide every opportunity for positive student outcomes. This successful blend of academic and operational cooperation delivers not only academic success but ongoing support for the individual from admissions and student support through to their accommodation and pastoral care.
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