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Endorsed Distance Learning Programs

ACTA offers four levels of Endorsement:

  • Two Star...
  • Three Star..
  • Four Star...
  • Five Star...

Similar to hotel star rating systems, a travel program receives stars based on the number of inclusions it offers, for example:  travel services specific curriculum hours, field placement, live GDS training.

If a travel program does not meet all the criteria for Full Endorsement then Provisional Endorsement may be granted for a maximum of two years, while they works towards satisfying the additional criteria.




Travel Agent Certificate 

200 – 1111 Melville Street

Vancouver, BC V6E 3V6


Phone: 604 - 582 - 1122 or 1-800-668-9301
Fax: 604-583-4092

The Canadian Tourism College 3 star endorsed online Travel Agent Certificate program is a computer based training program specializing in travel education that allows you to study at your convenience. The content is dictated by the travel industry and is designed for two types of learners.  Entry level individuals who are interested in beginning a career as a Travel Consultant whether home based or in an office and for travel professionals that are interested in specialized courses to expand their skill sets in specific areas like the cruise market, selling vacation packages and tours and small group tour leadership.  Each of the 16 web-based courses created by industry experts will earn you Canadian Tourism College's Travel Agent Certificate or if you prefer, you can mix and match on an individual basis.  As a student of Canadian Tourism College you are eligible to access Career Hunters on www.tourismcollege.com where all current job opportunities are listed.



School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Tourism-Travel Studies (online) 

1001 Fanshawe College Blvd
PO Box 7005
London, ON N5Y 5R6

Phone: 519-452-4430 ext. 4898
Email jelliott@fanshawec.ca
Fax: N/A
website: www.fanshawec.ca/tts

Fanshawe College’s Tourism - Travel Studies program is a one-year Ontario College Certificate designed for students seeking a career in the travel industry.

The curriculum will focus on the fundamentals of travel consulting including customer sales and service, travel business operations, travel systems software, and emerging technology trends. Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level customer service positions in the hospitality and tourism industry such as travel agent, reservations agent, front-desk agent, and other customer service representatives. Graduates will also be prepared to write the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) exam.

This program will be offered online with continuous intake options.