GROUP TRAVEL SPECIALIST- CERTIFICATE PROGRAM


ABOUT THE PROFESSION

Group Travel Specialist (GTS) is an exciting, on-demand career that focuses on planning, organizing, and booking of group travel tours. The profession has become increasingly popular over the last decade as more and more people seek help of travel professionals to plan their trips.


Some of the finest attributes for a GTS includes:


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Upon completion of this program, the student will learn and understand the components, complexities and responsibilities of a Group Travel Specialist. This program focuses on important aspects of Group Travel Specialist job responsibilities, such as researching and connecting with potential groups, selecting wholesalers and tour operators, designing enticing promotional material and others.

 


PROGRAM PREREQUISITE

OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) or out of province/country equivalent. An applicant who has not graduated high school may apply as a Mature Student (18 yrs. and over). As this is a non-vocational program, there is no minimum prerequisite other than a strong interest in learning about and developing skills on this topic.


PROGRAM FORMAT

This certificate program is generally offered through online training and distance education (home studies), in which case the student is provided with course materials including theory notes and the assignment.


GRADING AND EXAMINATION

When student has completed the program and advised the college, a test is provided. An overall grading will be assessed once the assignment and test is marked (within fourteen days from receipt at the college). Passing grade is 70%.


CERTIFICATE

Upon successful completion of the program with a passing grade of 70% or higher, a certificate is issued within thirty days.


DURATION

80 hours


PROGRAM FEE

C$375.00, including course materials (tax receipt is issued).


HOW TO REGISTER

Email: info@travelcollege.ca and request the Enrolment Contract and secure banking instructions to arrange for a bank transfer for payment of fee, which is due in full at time of program enrollment. The student is responsible for payment of all related banking fees. For this reason, we recommend students to transfer deposit payments at any TD Canada Trust branch in Canada as per attached banking instructions.


PROGRAM START DATE

When contacting the college, the student should have a plan as to when to start the program, allowing approximately thirty days from the time of the contact for processing the registration.


Once the college receives the completed and signed Enrolment Contract, a copy of the pre-requisite and full payment, and course materials will be sent by X-Press Post. Allow up to 10 days for delivery.  The student should be prepared to start immediately after receiving program materials.



We look forward to having you as our student at Travel College Canada!