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Duration
2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Certificate
School
Seneca Business

About the Program

This eight-month certificate program is designed to develop your skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level position in the tourism industry. In this program, you will learn to proactively promote tourism products and services, improve the quality of customer experience, and understand North American tourism destinations. 

Uniform

As an aspiring industry professional, you will study and work in a Seneca branded uniform, which will make you job-ready from the start. The uniform will be purchased by you at an additional cost. 

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options within:

  • Ground transportation

  • In-bound tourism

  • Ship and cruise service

  • Travel retailers and tour operators 

  • Ticket and counter agent

  • Marketing representative

  • Reservationist

  • Front desk clerk

  • Home-based travel counsellor

  • Convention/conference/meeting planner assistant 

  • Internet travel retailer

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Strong communicators, extensive soft skills
  • Solid core knowledge and technical skills
  • Understand sector needs, including business management, analytics and technology
  • See the industry as a way of life and value lifelong learning
  • Globally savvy

Affiliations/Associations

  • Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)

  • Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA)

  • Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) 

  • International Society of Tourism and Travel Educators (ISTTE)

  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

  • Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO)

  • Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) 

  • Tourism Toronto