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TOURISM AND TRAVEL

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:50 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:6521, 6523, 6531
PROGRAM OUTLINETourism and Travel Program Outline NS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Would you like to help others explore the world? Students enrolled in the Tourism and Travel program at Eastern College will graduate with a solid understanding of the tourism industry, upgraded computer skills, and three industry specific certificates.

From there, you’ll take a closer look at the specifics of the retail travel business including transportation modes, booking fares, and managing travel details to ensure your clients have the trip of a lifetime.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 5-week field placement
  • All-inclusive trip included!
  • Service Excellence in the Global Village Standard Certification
  • World Host Tourism Standard Certification
  • WHMIS Training
  • Basics.fst Food Safety Standard Certification
  • Serve Right – It’s Just Good Business Responsible
  • Beverage Service Standard Certification
  • Workplace Essentials Certificate and the Occupational
  • Knowledge Certificate: Travel Counsellor Examination

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Tourism and Travel Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as Travel Agent, Travel Consultant, Concierge, Wholesaler, Tour Operator, Reservations Consultants and others. 

CERTIFICATIONS

Successful graduates emerge with obtaining industry standard certifications including Service Excellence in the Global Village, World Host, Tourism WHMIS, Basics.fst Food Safety, and Serve Right – It’s Just Good Business Responsible Beverage Service.

Students will also write the exams for the emerit Workplace Essentials Certificate and the Occupational Knowledge Certificate: Travel Counsellor.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • HRG North America
  • Holiday Inn
  • True Beauty Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Maritime Travel
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • The Westin

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status.  Please call the campus for more details.  

RESOURCE ARTICLE: WHAT AWAITS TRAVEL AND TOURISM GRADS?

Books on a shelf in a libraryWhether you’re already certified in travel and tourism, or if you are considering your entry into the field, there are many opportunities to find an exciting, gratifying career in many different jobs within the travel and tourism industry.

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