This is a comprehensive program including important aspects of the Travel and Tourism Industry for the student to start their career journey in the travel and tourism industry.
Curriculum includes both International and Canadian content, enriched by research assignments, field trips, guest speakers, and industry events (when available).
Classes are a blending of Canadian and International Students which is an amazing cultural experience for all. Environment encourages students to interact which provides extra value for those with English as a Second Language to develop and enhance their English conversational skills, and self confidence.
To maximize benefit from this program, the student should be focused and dedicated to professional and personal success – high standards are essential.
Program is endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), thus graduates are granted educational credits from ACTA toward the prestigious national travel industry professional designations: CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor) and CTM (Certified Travel Manager.)
As class sizes are small to allow for personalized attention, early registration is encouraged. International Students and Second Career applicants should allow extra time for processing.
TRA101 A: Travel & Tourism Fundamentals
TRA101 B: Travel & Tourism Essentials
TRA102 A: Tourism Geography – Global Overview & Travel Documentation
TRA102 B: World Destinations – North and South America
TRA102 C: World Destinations Europe and Africa
TRA102 D: World Destinations Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Oceania
TRA103: Professional Sales & Enhanced Customer Care
TRA104 : Airline Industry, Fares & Ticketing
The student will study the three IATA areas including:
GDS 101: APOLLO™ /Galileo International Inc. ™
GDS (Global Distribution System) also known as CRS (Computer Reservations System): GDS is a network operated by a company that enables automate transactions between travel suppliers and booking agents.
To increase graduate career opportunities and ensure employment readiness, we are pleased to offer the following special features at no additional cost:
TICO Certification Support: As of July 1, 2009 those who sell, counsel or provide travel advice to consumers on behalf of Ontario travel companies must be certified by TICO (Travel Industry Council of Ontario).
We provide a TICO pre exam prep course and proctoring at no charge for students in our International Travel & Tourism or International Tourism Management Diploma Program. (Value $199.00) Note: The student pays the required on-line exam fee directly to CITC/TICO.
True Colors®, A psychology based self-assessment enables participants to learn more about their temperament type. This helps increase self-confidence & self esteem essential to personal and professional success. (Value $350.00)
Additional E-Learning Online Training Courses: We are pleased to have built excellent working relationships with travel suppliers who allow us to offer our students “travel agent training courses” ranging from two to four hours. Upon successful completion, the student will earn a certificate provided by the travel supplier which helps increase job opportunities.
Career Counselling & Job Search Assistance: The student will learn how to create effective resumes and cover letters; prepare for interviews and understand the job search process.
Field Trips & Guest Speakers (when scheduling permits): Value..Priceless
Popular Add-on Certificate Course:
Microsoft Office Training: Word, Power Point & Excel. Inquire about special rates for registered students.
1. Please call 416.481.2265 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to check space in your preferred start date. Our program coordinator will be pleased to answer any questions and help you get registered so you can start training then start working in an exciting and rewarding career in the travel and tourism industry.
2. Please read Statement of Students’ Rights and Responsibilities (Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities.)
3. In Person: As office hours vary, kindly book a day/time in advance to register. Please bring your completed Enrollment Contract, payment.
4. Alternatively, Call or email our office and let us know you will be either faxing or scanning and emailing so we know to expect your Enrollment Contract. We will provide our secure banking information so you may wire/bank transfer the required fees. Visa and MasterCard are also accepted.
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) and write an Assessment test.