Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality
Diploma of Applied Arts
Duration: 5 semesters plus 8 week work term
The Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality program will immerse students into one of the most dynamic fast-paced industries on the globe. This CITC (Canadian Institute of Travel Counselors) endorsed program prepares students to work in various sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Students prepare to become professional travel counsellors while being exposed to tourist activities and opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry. The program provides exposure to all aspects of the industry including reservations, hotels, bed and breakfasts, marketing, etc. Students will participate in the CITC Knowledge Exam to begin the process of industry recognition early in their career. This industry standard examination is separate from course examinations required for the Diploma of Applied Arts from Academy Canada.
Upon successful completion of the Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality program, which includes a work term, graduates are qualified to work in a variety of travel, tourism, and hospitality related occupations, and are well prepared with the combined study of world destinations, tourism and hospitality courses as well as customer service and selling. Graduates may be eligible (depending on specific hiring practices) for employment in all fields of travel planning as well as tourism promotion and planning.
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High School Graduates or Equivalent
High School Graduates or equivalent are eligible for admission to the Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality program. Students must complete an application form and provide a copy of High School, Adult Basic Education or G.E.D. results. Under certain circumstances, students who do not meet the formal High School requirements may be accepted upon the recommendation of a High School Principal or Guidance Counsellor. Please contact an Admissions Officer for further details.
Mature students are eligible for admission to the Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality program. These students must be at least 19 years of age, complete an application form, provide a copy of recent marks and write a Canadian Adult Achievement Test (CAAT) as arranged by Academy Canada.
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