Travel Counsellors

(NOC 6431)

What do Travel Counsellors do?

Travel counsellors provide travel information to individuals and groups regarding destinations, transportation, and accommodation options/travel costs.

How to become: Travel Counsellors

You usually need a high school diploma. A college diploma or vocational training in travel or tourism is also usually required.

You may need certification with the ACTA/CITC's (Alliance of Canadian Travel Association and Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors) Canadian Educational Standards System (ACCESS). This certification requires three years' experience in the industry and the completion of mandatory courses/examinations.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a manager.

Most recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 1 in 5 has an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Travel Counsellors

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism – Destination Marketing Diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Diploma; Online
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism - Destinations and Travel Management Diploma
Tourism - Destinations and Travel Management Diploma; Co-op
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism - Travel Services Management Diploma; Co-op
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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