Elevating industry standards and professionalism through certification, accreditation and other learning opportunities

Continuing Education

ACTA is pleased to offer a suite of professional development courses FREE OF CHARGE. The training offered to ACTA members enables our Travel Agents to become even better at the work they already do. You will find these continuing education opportunities available through the ACTA Campus. The available courses offer credits that can be applied to your workplace experience for those working on their professional designation of Certified Travel Counsellor.

A summary of the training available through the ACTA Campus includes (click to view):

  1. Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) or Certified Travel Manager (CTM)

    Discover your true potential and take pride in your career! The national travel industry designations, Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) and Certified Travel Manager (CTM) are recognizable throughout Canada. Certification is the mark of excellence, as it recognizes an individual's competence in their occupation and provides a marketable credential to use. Across Canada, over 30,000 individuals have chosen a career as a Travel Counsellor. Counsellors with a CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor) or CTM (Certified Travel Manager) designation are recognized as being amongst the highest qualified travel agents.

     or contact certification@acta.ca for more details!

  2. Become a Travel Agent
    Travel Agent Essentials is a step-by-step online training program that will provide you with all the information and job skills you need to ignite your career as professional Travel Agent in a Canadian Travel Agency or as a Home-based Travel Agent.

  3. The Canadian Diversity Initiative
    As a leader within the Canadian travel industry, the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) is continuing our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion within ACTA and the travel industry through Education, an important pillar within the association.

  4. Industry Specialist Programs
    ACTA is pleased to offer the many fine travel industry specialist and training programs to help you learn something new and add a new specialty. You can access a world of training designed especially for Canadian travel counsellors! For Travel Agents working towards their CTC designation these specialist programs have time credits that can be applied to your hours of relevant industry experience for every completed course.

  5. Industry Webinars
    ACTA offers live and On-Demand webinars. We invite our Travel Agency partners to join us in learning about the wide variety of opportunities available when selling travel destinations, products or services around the world, as well as helping your business grow!

  6. Podcasts
    These podcasts will range from Destination Features, Product Trainings as well as tips and tools to help you advance in your business. Listen on the-go and at your leisure without having to worry about missing a thing.

Those who have not logged into ACTA education resources in past may be required to register their information prior to beginning any course content. Questions? Please email certification@acta.ca.