Travel Counsellors

(NOC 6431)
+14.18%
 

Requirement

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.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Dealing with the public
Customer service
Computer use
Scheduling

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
Geography
Computer Basics
Business

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism – Travel Services Diploma
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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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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Studies Diploma; Co-op
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University of East London
London, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma
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Modified on May 20, 2012