Travel College Canada Welcomes International Students

Travel College Canada is home to both Canadian and International students making it an amazing cultural experience for all. As we are an all English speaking environment our International students have opportunity to practice and develop business conversational English while training for a rewarding and interesting career in the Travel and Tourism Industry.

Photo courtesy City of Toronto

Photo courtesy City of Toronto

Why study in Toronto and Canada?

Canada is one of the most welcoming, culturally diverse, and exciting countries in the world. It is a country known for placing high value on quality education and training. A diploma from Travel College Canada is highly valued and generally accepted worldwide.

Toronto is one of the largest (approx. population of 4 million), most exciting and diverse cities in Canada. It is the capital of Ontario and located along Lake Ontario.

While in Toronto students may enjoy visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), BATA Shoe Museum (see footwear from virtually the beginning of time), CN Tower, Eaton Centre (amazing shopping centre), Ontario Science Centre, many historical buildings including Casa Loma, our original City Hall and other fascinating city attractions.

Along the waterfront there are world renowned festivals and events to enjoy year round. Throughout the city there are many ethnic districts with great restaurants and shops. Nearby is Niagara Falls, reasonably priced day and weekend trips available.

Why study at Travel College Canada?

Travel College Canada is a recognized leader for over 25 years in providing high quality specialty career training for the travel and tourism industry. Our style of teaching includes a blending of essential theory, exploratory research, interactive hands-on approach and role plays that engage and inspire students to excel with confidence.

Travel College Canada is registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career College Act, 2005, and is approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) #019303969142 to accept International students.

Graduate employment rate at Travel College Canada is consistently in the high 90% due to our well-nurtured, professional relationships with a wide variety of reputable employers. Our programs are endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), the national association that certifies and designates travel professionals across Canada. Graduates receive credits toward the professional designations CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor), and CTM (Certified Travel Manager) recognized by employers locally and abroad.

To maximize employment opportunities and ensure job readiness, Travel College Canada provides many additional services for students free of charge, such as

  • TICO Pre Exam Prep Course and Proctoring (mandatory certification for working in the travel and tourism industry)
  • E-learning Online Training
  • Career Planning Workshops
  • Job Search Assistance 
  • Field Trips & Guest Speakers


Study Permits & Visas

For the most up-to-date information on Study Permits/Visas, please visit the following websites:

Studying in Canada:

Applying for a Study Permit:

Our Programs

To meet the needs of individual international students, our diploma programs are available in different lengths of time varying from 5 months (for those who may be in Toronto with limited time left on their study permit) up to a program of two years that may allow the student to study work and live the Canadian experience for longer period of time.

For detailed information on our diploma programs, click Programs


New: International Tourism Management – Two-year Program

Program overview

This program is designed for International Students who are willing to study, work and live in Canada for two years.

During summer and winter breaks, and non-class days, students will have opportunity to add optional short certificate programs, such as:

    • Business and Social Conversational English

Included in the program is Speaking, Listening, Reading and Comprehension (understanding, writing and grammar skills) with lots of opportunities to develop Proficiency and Self-Confidence which comes with practice.

  • Tour Manager/Tour Guide
  • Group Travel Specialist
  • Hotel Front Desk & Guest Services
  • Optional student trips to explore Canada will also be available.


104 weeks (12 hours per week) – 800 training hours

Program Start Dates for 2017

[  ] May 8 [  ] May 29 [  ] June 26 [  ]  July 17 [  ] August  7

Tuition and Fees

Total International Student Fee is C$27,525.00. It includes:

  1. Application and Assessment Fee
  2. Letter of Acceptance (required for Study Permit/Visa)
  3. Tuition
  4. Books and Course Materials
  5. International Student Fee
  6. Group tutoring as scheduled
  7. Referrals to non-academic services as needed
  8. Referrals to Medical/Health/Dental clinics
  9. Referrals to major Canadian Banking Institution who may be able to provide a credit card to help the student with purchases and to establish credit in Canada
  10. List of Major Attractions in Toronto
  11. City Map of Toronto
  12. Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) System Maps (which show the bus and subway routes)

For admission requirements, please click:

Steps to Register for all Diploma Programs for International Students:

Step 1: Send us an email:

– Requesting Enrolment Contract for the program of choice

e.g. International Tourism Management or International Travel & Tourism.

– Let us know on duration of choice 

e.g. Two-year Program, 32 week, 28 week, 22 or 20 week for Fast Track

After sending the information above, you will receive an enrolment contract to complete, along with the secure banking information for the transfer of deposit described below.

Step 2: Complete, sign and date the Enrolment Contract (initial on pages where indicated), and arrange the bank/wire transfer of C$500.00 deposit (non-refundable). Please advise the bank to show your name on the wire/bank transfer to ensure payment is credited to your student file.

Step 3: Once done, send an email advising the date of bank transfer and attach the completed Enrolment Contract.

Step 4: When the college receives the deposit and Enrolment Contract, a Letter of Acceptance is issued. This is required when applying for the

Study Permit/Visa to study at Travel College Canada.

Step 5: Email the college to advice if you have been granted a Study Permit/Visa. Balance of the first year fees is due by wire/bank transfer by the first day of the program. Email the college to advise once the transfer has been done. When we receive payment, your program registration will be finalized.

Step 6: Fee for the second year program is due at least 90 days prior to program start date. For all wire/bank transfers, remind the bank to show your name on the transfer to ensure payment is credited to your student file.


Note 1: All fees are to be made by wire/bank transfer as this is the safest, most secure and efficient. The student is responsible for any and all bank fees/charges (sending and receiving). The college must receive the correct tuition in CAD as shown on the Enrolment Contract.

Note 2: We will reissue one additional Letter of Acceptance at no cost, if program start date needs to be changed to allow more time for the Study Permit/Visa application.  If a second or more is requested, the cost to reissue is C$150.00 for each.

Note 3: This program is strictly administered. If the student withdraws after the Study Permit/Visa has been issued either prior to or during the two-year program, we are obliged to notify Citizenship and Immigration Canada you are no longer a student at Travel College Canada, which may result in a change of a status.

College staff is happy to assist in answering any questions or with the enrolment process.


Additional Services

Home Stay/Accommodation

If you would like the College to assist with finding suitable accommodation please advise at time of registration due to high demand. The average cost of a private room in Toronto with shared bathroom, kitchen, sitting area etc. is approx. 675.00- 7.75.00 CAD per person or $785.00-885.00 CAD including three meals daily for each month or four week stay. Fees and policy varies with each residence.

Airport Pick Up

If you wish to arrange for a college representative to greet and meet you at the airport upon arrival in Toronto kindly advise the college at time of registration.

Living Costs in Toronto

The student should budget approx. $500.00 CAD per month to cover transportation costs, meals if not included in a Home Stay program, out of class activities and visits to city attractions e.g. museum, art gallery, theaters etc. and other social activities and items of a personal nature.

Medical/Health/Dental Insurance

All visitors to Canada must have sufficient medical and accident insurance prior to arrival in Canada. Please e-mail us at for more information. Evidence of medical/health insurance must be presented to the college prior to the start date.

Important Notice: Students are advised to forward all fees directly to our college: Travel College Canada. Education Consulting Companies or Referral Agencies of any type are not authorized to collect payments on our behalf.

Thank you for choosing Travel College Canada we look forward to having you as a student and will do everything possible to ensure your stay in Canada is a great educational and memorable experience.