Travel Consulting and Sales

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Program

The Travel Consulting and Sales program aims to train travel sales consultants. The job consists of interacting with customers, determining needs and expectations and describing travel offers and the agencies’ services. The consultant will be able to offer information on destinations, modes of travel, lodging and the costs associated all with the goal of selling travel products and services. The consultant will perform administrative tasks such as reservations, billing as well as coordinating payment for products purchased and prepare travel documents. Excellent customer service skills are expected.

The consultant will be expected to sell travel packages as well as customized travel products (such as sun, cultural, health, adventure, sports, ecological, etc. destinations), cruises, business and tourist plans. He or she will also offer transportation and lodging packages, and travel insurance. The range of travel products and services proposed by agencies is forever evolving.

The role of the travel consultant also consists of informing the client on travel conditions such as requirements to enter and exit a country, foreign currency and exchange rates, traveler security, etc.

To exercise their profession, a travel consultant must have a certificate issued by the Consumer Protection Office.

Put Academic Theory Into Practice

Travel Consulting and Sales prepares students for work in a travel agency or any online service with chartered airlines or hotel chains. Students can become online travel consultants and specialize in particular destinations.

Start Dates

September 12, 2022 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5855
Number of Modules: 19
Duration (hours): 1185
Credits: 79

Fees Day Semester Total

$270.00 CAD

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Travel Sales program, students must meet the following conditions:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent or having earned Secondary V credits in language of instruction and second language in a program of study established by the Minister, or recognition of equivalent learning.

Or

Persons who are at least 16 years of age on 30 September of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned Secondary V credits in language of instruction and second language and Secondary IV credits in mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

Or

Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the general development test, as well as Secondary V credits in language of instruction and second language in the programs of study established by the Minister, or recognition of equivalent learning.

Or

Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing in Secondary V language of instruction and in Secondary IV second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

Start Dates

September 12, 2022 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5855
Number of Modules: 19
Duration (hours): 1185
Credits: 79

Fees Day Semester Total

$270.00 CAD

Apply

Course Outline

The program of study lists the competencies that are the minimum requirements for a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) for students in both the youth and adult sectors. It also provides the basis for organizing courses, planning teaching strategies, and designing instructional and evaluation materials.

Code
Module
Hours
Credits
950-602
Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
30
2
950-616
Understand the global geographical context
90
6
950-623
Interpret customers’ consumer behavior
45
3
950-632
Provide customer service
30
2
950-647
Analyze travel offerings to Central and South American destinations
105
7
950-657
Analyze travel offerings to European destinations
105
7
950-662
Interact with customers and suppliers
30
2
950-675
Perform administrative tasks
75
5
950-684
Sell travel packages
60
4
950-693
Sell cruises
45
3
950-705
Perform activities related to travel agency sales
75
5
950-714
Describe North American destinations
60
4
950-723
Describe Asian destinations
45
3
950-734
Describe African and Oceanian destinations
60
4
950-744
Sell customized travel products
60
4
950-755
Communicate in French at work
75
5
950-764
Sell business travel
60
4
950-772
Provide after-sales service
30
2
950-787
Enter the work force
105
7
Start Dates

September 12, 2022 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5855
Number of Modules: 19
Duration (hours): 1185
Credits: 79

Fees Day Semester Total

$270.00 CAD

Apply

Program Fees & Materials

The Travel Sales program is based on a framework for developing vocational education programs that calls for the participation of experts from the workplace and the field of education.

Day Fees

Description
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total
Service (Registration) Fee
$50.00
$50.00
$50.00
$150.00
Activity Fee
$40.00
$40.00
$40.00
$120.00
Sub-Total
$90.00
$90.00
$90.00
$270.00
Semester Day Total
$270.00 CAD
Start Dates

September 12, 2022 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5855
Number of Modules: 19
Duration (hours): 1185
Credits: 79

Fees Day Semester Total

$270.00 CAD

Apply