Endorsed Distance Learning Programs
ACTA offers four levels of Endorsement:
Similar to hotel star rating systems, a travel program receives stars based on the number of inclusions it offers, for example: travel services specific curriculum hours, field placement, live GDS training.
If a travel program does not meet all the criteria for Full Endorsement then Provisional Endorsement may be granted for a maximum of two years, while they works towards satisfying the additional criteria.
ALGONQUIN TRAVEL SCHOOL
(formerly Algonquin Careers Academy)
Travel Counsellor (Online)
90 King Street Saint John
Phone: (416) 261-2735
Welcome to Algonquin Travel School and our Travel Counsellor On-Line Certificate Program.
Our program is proud to receive a 4-Star endorsement from the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA)
We are also the recipient of the Gerald Heifetz Award in 2019, promoted by ACTA and Air Canada.
The program is instructor led over the internet, supported by print or e-book textbooks.
There are module online tests and mid-term and final examinations, and marked reports are e-mailed to you with instructor feedback and comments on your progress.
The 12 module curriculum is normally completed in 12 months, but you may "fast-track" and graduate in a shorter time.
A custom timetable is set specifically for you to control your progress through the program.
The full cost including textbooks and taxes is $3,700, and a monthly payment plan is available.
The program is open entry and we can start you at any time, after the Registrar has made the necessary financial arrangements.
Our last two modules cover training for the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) and Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) examinations.
We assist with the registration for both online examinations, and also in securing an approved proctor for the CTC exam in a location convenient to your home.
We will be glad to provide further information, and look forward to hearing from you.
CANADIAN TOURISM COLLEGE
Travel Agent Certificate
#320 - 10362 King George Blvd
The Canadian Tourism College 3 star endorsed online Travel Agent Certificate program is a computer based training program specializing in travel education that allows you to study at your convenience. The content is dictated by the travel industry and is designed for two types of learners. Entry level individuals who are interested in beginning a career as a Travel Consultant whether home based or in an office and for travel professionals that are interested in specialized courses to expand their skill sets in specific areas like the cruise market, selling vacation packages and tours and small group tour leadership. Each of the 15 web-based courses created by industry experts will earn you Canadian Tourism College's Travel Agent Certificate or if you prefer, you can mix and match on an individual basis. As a student of Canadian Tourism College you are eligible to access Career Hunters on www.tourismcollege.com where all current job opportunities are listed.
School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Tourism-Travel Studies (online)
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd
A1015 PO Box 7005, London ON N5Y 5R6
519-452-4430 ext. 4898
Fanshawe College’s Tourism - Travel Studies program is a one-year Ontario College Certificate designed for students seeking a career in the travel industry.
The curriculum will focus on the fundamentals of travel consulting including customer sales and service, travel business operations, travel systems software, and emerging technology trends. Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level customer service positions in the hospitality and tourism industry such as travel agent, reservations agent, front-desk agent, and other customer service representatives. Graduates will also be prepared to write the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) exam.
This program will be offered online with continuous intake options.