Learn everything you need to know to become a Travel Agent! Canadian Tourism College’s Travel Agent Certificate can be completed entirely online.
Launch your travel agent career with the flexibility of online training!
This completely internet-based program is a great entry point to a new career as a Travel Agent/Consultant or for
anyone interested in developing a home-based business as an independent agent.
Since 1980 CTC has been offering high-quality hospitality and tourism education in British Columbia.
Some of our perks include:
- You create your schedule: online courses let you balance your priorities and work when it’s best for you.
- Instructors are industry experts: all of our instructors have experience working in the field they teach.
Travel Agent Certificate – 16 courses
Courses include Fares & Ticketing, Developing Specialty Vacation Packages, and more!
All amounts are in Canadian dollars.
|Taking Off In Travel||20-30||This course provides an overview of the basics of the travel industry and career opportunities available. Enjoy a fun, realistic presentation of: air travel, car rentals, hotel accommodations, rail travel, tours, and cruises. For full details please click here.|
|Travel Sales and Trends||15-30||This course provides students a full understanding of Travel Sales and Trends within the industry. For full details please click here.|
|Air Reservations – Canadian||20-30||Gain the product knowledge and skills (with the exception of automated reservations) needed to research, plan and book air travel. You will learn the terminology, the policies and the procedures of airline travel and airline reservations. For full details please click here.|
|Air Fares – Canadian||15-30||Learn the air fare terms, codes, fare construction principles and fare application rules necessary to find, interpret and apply the lowest applicable fare to your client’s air itinerary. Practice the interpretation of the multiple air transportation taxes and fees applicable to air travel. For full details please click here.|
|Automated Air Reservations||15-30||Become proficient in the automation systems used by airlines and their authorized agents. Learn and practice the basic functions of Sabre® as used by travel professionals to plan and book air travel. Create multiple PNRs (Passenger Name Records) as you master the basics of booking and maintaining your clients’ air travel. For full details please click here.|
|Destination Geography||20-30||This course presents the travel and tourism destinations that are regularly top sellers, according to various travel sites, including TripAdvisor, the American Society of Travel Agents and National Geographic. For full details please click here.|
|Hotels and Lodging||15-30||Earn great commissions by booking your client’s hotel accommodations. Learn the basics of the hotel product, rate structure, property and room classifications, codes, online and automated resources and non-automated reservations procedures. For full details please click here.|
|Ground Transportation||15-30||You will find car rental a relatively simple product to sell and book and commissions are reasonable. Some seventy percent of North Americans travel by car while vacationing. Learn the basics of the product, policies, procedures, codes, pricing and distribution. For full details please click here.|
|The Cruise Market||20-30||Earn great commissions by booking cruises, one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry. Learn the basics of the cruise product, cruise classifications, destinations, types of cruises, print resources and non-automated reservations procedures. For full details please click here.|
|Fares and Tickets International||15-20||International air travel has expanded exponentially in the past decade and promises to continue to grow. This course will provide you with the skills required to meet the needs of your international air travelers. For full details please click here.|
|Automated Air Fares and Tickets||15-30||Become proficient in the automation systems used by airlines and their authorized agents as you continue to practice creating PNRs and add the skills of interpreting fare quote displays and rule displays, pricing and ticketing. Exercises and drills will improve your proficiency and speed. You will use RTS©, a hands-on simulation of Sabre® in conjunction with the online tutorial. For full details please click here.|
|Automated Car Rental and Hotel Accommodations||10-15||Become proficient in the automation systems used by airlines and their authorized agents. Add to your skills as you interpret car rental and hotel accommodations rate, availability, product and procedures displays and book the reservations. For full details please click here.|
|Developing Specialty Vacation Packages and Tours||30||This specialist course will help you, the travel professional, in putting together the components of a sellable niche market vacation package. For full details please click here.|
|Small Group Tour Leadership||30||Have you always dreamed of traveling the world and getting paid to do it? Or do you have specific knowledge or interests you can share with others? Put your dreams and interests to work for you! This timely course is designed to assist you, the travel professional, in becoming a small group tour leader. For full details please click here.|
|Selling Vacation Packages and Tours||20-30||Earn great commissions by booking vacation packages and tours, one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry. Learn the basics of the tour product, components of tours, tour destinations, types of vacation packages and tours, print and electronic resources and non-automated tour booking procedures. For full details please click here.|
|International Travel||10-15||International travel is becoming more and more commonplace as businesses become more global. No longer is it the seasoned travel professional that handles international travel bookings. Gain the knowledge needed to research, plan and prepare to travel internationally. For full details please click here.|
All amounts are in Canadian dollars. The following fee schedule may be subject to change without notice. Tuition and fees may be subject to change pending approval.
|Program||Tuition & Fees* – Domestic||Tuition & Fees** – International|
|Travel Agent Certificate||$3,100||$3,200|
How to Apply
Registration is simple. The required registration documents are:
- Completed registration form which you can request by contacting us at 604-736-8000 or 1-877-731-9810.
- Copy of your high school diploma or equivalent
- Copy of Government Issued Photo ID
- Payment (We can send you the credit card authorization form upon request)
Please note that you must have a PC, not a MAC.
Once you register, you will receive an orientation e-mail from your assigned instructor with your login information. Your questions will be answered via e-mail.