Travel Counsellor - Saskatchewan

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

Graduates will have the skills required for employment as Junior Travel Consultants/Sales people in retail travel agencies. Once graduates gain experience. In this industry, they have successfully gone on to be employed as flight attendants, passenger service representative, tour guides, reservationists, ticket agents, and travel coordinators.

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Career Opportunities

Travel counsellors advise clients on travel options and tour packages, make bookings and reservations, prepare tickets and receive payment. They are employed in travel agencies, transportation and tourism firms and hotel chains.

CORE COURSES

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 25 words per minute (WPM)
  • Word Processing
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Graphic/Presentations
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Office Skills
    Office Procedures Level 1
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing, Resumes and Correspondence, and Success Strategies
  • Community Support Services
    Human Relations
  • Business Skills
    Grammar Essentials for Business Writing and Business Correspondence Level 1
  • Hospitality
    Tariffs and Ticketing, Worldwide Travel Arrangements, Agency Operations, Automated Ticketing, and Geography

Program Type:

Diploma

Anticipated salary:

C$23,997 – C$45,644
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration

45 Weeks

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

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