Start Your Travel Career Journey with Travel College Canada
Distance Education Diploma Program is open for Enrolment
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We anticipate Full Time Winter/Spring 2021 Programs will be open for Enrolment in October.
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We are proud to be awarded a Four ****Star endorsement from ACTA
(Association of Canadian Travel Agencies)
Graduates are granted educational credits from ACTA towards prestigious national travel industry professional designations CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor) and CTM (Certified Travel Manager) recognized by employers locally and abroad.
We invite you to read a quick overview of the following programs, then click on the program of choice for information on content, start dates, fees, and Special Features at No Extra Cost.
International Tourism Management Diploma Program
This is an 800-hour comprehensive program which includes a blending of essential Travel & Tourism Courses and Business Management Courses. This program is ideal for the student interested in a future career in management once the necessary on-the-job training & work experience is gained. Also ideal for those interested in working as a Home Based Travel Professional.
The Two-Year Study Program Option – 104 weeks – 800 hours
This is an ideal option for International Students who would like to study & live in Canada for two years.
During summer and winter breaks, and non-class days, the student will have opportunity to add optional short certificate programs e.g. Business and Conversational English, Tour Guide / Tour Manager, Group Travel Specialist, Hotel Front Desk & Guest Services, among others.
International Travel & Tourism Diploma Program
This is a 700-hour comprehensive program that includes essential courses so students are well prepared to start their career journey in the travel and tourism industry.
Home Based Travel Professional Certificate Program
This Accelerated Certificate Program is ideal for the individual who may be re-entering the travel industry after an absence, or who simply prefers a good overview of the travel industry. The program provides a good training foundation to help start or enhance your career as a Home Based Travel Professional / Agent.
Tour Guide/Tour Manager Certificate Program
Tour Guiding is an exciting & rewarding profession with freedom & flexibility. The desire for travel professionals to learn how to lead & manage tours groups has become quite popular over the last few years.
Group Travel Specialist Certificate Program
Design and market group tours. Learn how to research & connect with potential groups, partner with tour operators, calculate tour pricing, and organize activities.
Advantages of Studying at Travel College Canada
✔ Accelerated Programs: By choosing Travel College Canada you can graduate with a diploma in as little as 5 months (depending on the program of choice) which is significantly less time than Community Colleges that can take up to two years.
✔ Career Focused Education: At Travel College Canada we focus on getting our graduates employed. Over the years we have nurtured relationships with an extensive network of reputable well established employment partners many of whom call or email priority notice of upcoming employment opportunities.
✔ Flexible Class Scheduling: We understand everyone has responsibilities and no one’s schedule is the same. With that in mind, we offer flexible class schedules and distance education programs to make it possible for you to achieve your education on your own terms.
✔ Credibility: Travel College Canada is a registered Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, thus subject to annual registration and audits to ensure the College operates in compliance. Diploma programs are endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA).
✔ Smaller Class Sizes: You are not just a number! Our comfortable study atmosphere provides personalized attention & assistance to each student in the class.
✔ Industry Experienced Teachers: Travel College Canada instructors are carefully selected for their extensive knowledge, and experience in the travel and tourism industry. Many of our instructors have over 20 years of experience in the field.
✔ Career Planning Workshops & Job Search Assistance: Student will learn how to create effective resumes and cover letters; prepare for interviews and understand the job search process.
✔ National Industry Designations: We encourage our graduates to work towards one or both national travel industry designations CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor) and CTM (Certified Travel Manager). Travel College Canada graduates have several advantages. Graduates have reduced fees for the knowledge examination and lower program fees to enroll in certification programs. Our graduates also have the option to write the CTC or CTM exam immediately whereas non-endorsed travel program graduates have to wait for the twice a year sitting.
✔ TICO Prep Exam Preparation Course: We provide a free TICO exam preparation course at no charge for Diploma Program students (the TICO exam fee is not included. It is paid directly to TICO by the student).
✔ Additional E-Learning Training Courses: We are pleased to have built excellent working relationships with travel suppliers who allow us to offer our students free “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.
✔ Presto (TTC & GO Transit) discounted passes are available for registered Full Time students.
We Care About You and Your Education
Travel College Canada was created to meet the needs of adult learners who need to be trained & employed as quickly as possible. A recent study has shown graduate employment success rate is considerably higher with Private Career Colleges compared to graduates from Community Colleges.
We provide a career focused education with small classes to allow for individualized attention with lots of opportunity to ask questions, participate in discussions, and instructors & faculty who actually know your name! Large educational institutions can very alienating; it is easy to feel no one cares about you as you look around a lecture hall with hundreds of other students. At Travel College Canada, we care! Our class sizes range between 10 -22 students.
We train for successful employment. Our programs are designed to help students meet the highest industry standards in order to have successful and sustainable careers. Our diploma programs are endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). This endorsement indicates that our diploma programs exceed the minimum requirements for entering the travel industry.
By choosing Travel College Canada you can fast track your education, and graduate with a post-secondary diploma in as little as 4 months or you can take part time classes, and graduate in 2 years (depending on the program of choice).