Confederation College

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Tourism - Travel and Eco-Adventure

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Hospitality and Tourism
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Description:Does Your College Classroom Look Like This? Cruising through the limestone peaks of Halong Bay in Vietnam or guiding a canoe trip through northwestern Ontario are adventures that you will have the opportunity to experience in the Tourism - Travel and Eco-Adventure Program. Turn your love for travel and the outdoors into a career and follow your dreams. It is up to you to decide where your journey will take you and what your final destination will be.

This 2-year diploma program will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the tourism industry, awarding you the opportunity to work locally, nationally and globally on land, air or sea. A blend of hands-on training and experiential learning, courses cover a variety of exciting topics including geography and peoples of the world, adventure expeditions, tour, cruise and airline operations, business fundamentals, marketing and selling, sustainability and ecotourism. You’ll also have a choice of either French or Spanish language options and a field placement or study abroad opportunity.
URL:Tourism - Travel and Eco-Adventure at Confederation College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,711
International: $13,758

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Please note that fees are estimated and are subject to change. Fees shown on this page are for full-time students attending the main Thunder Bay campus.

Careers:Travel CounsellorsAirline Sales and Service AgentsHotel Front Desk Clerks

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level; or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment; or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED); or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). If you do not meet these admission requirements, we encourage you to consider the College Access or General Arts and Science Certificate or General Arts and Science Diploma, or Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE); if you successfully complete one of these programs, you will be eligible to apply to programs in the Business, Hospitality & Tourism and Media Arts areas.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2020