Tourism - Global Travel - Advanced Standing

Formerly named: Tourism and Travel - Advanced Standing

September 2019

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 4 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 03, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
TVD
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$2,458.62 per semester*
International:
$8,371.67 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

Fast track into a rewarding and exciting career in just 8 months. The Tourism-Global Travel Advanced Standing program offers students with a post-secondary degree or diploma the chance to explore the many career opportunities in the world of travel.

Program Highlights

Do you dream of travelling the world? Are you looking at beginning a career in one of the world’s fastest growing industries? In 2014, the tourism sector accounted for 1.7 million jobs—9.3% of all jobs in Canada (Source: Tourism HR Canada). If you are a people person and have a passion for discovering what the world has to offer, this program is for you.

The Tourism-Global Travel Advanced Standing program combines practical hands-on experiences with class lectures. Students learn the key elements of the travel business through courses such as: Discovering Destinations, Service Systems Management, Tour Operations, Tourism Trends, Tourism and Hospitality Marketing, Travel Reservations and Hospitality Sales, plus electives in business. You will have the opportunity to travel to a global destination and experience the growing volunteer tourism business as part of elective course work, and meet industry leaders through industry events, program field trips and guest lectures. The 200 hour field placement provides practical knowledge, career opportunities and connections in the industry.

The program provides the leadership and practical skills needed to work for tour operators, destination marketing organizations, travel agencies, cruise lines, hotels, resorts, or tourism and travel service providers. Complete a second business or hospitality diploma in one year, or continue your formal education with our partner universities in Canada, Australia, Ireland or Scotland.

Why Choose Fleming

Fleming’s Tourism-Global Travel Advanced Standing program takes students on field trips every semester to gain real world experience. In addition, students have the option to travel to Jamaica and learn about the Caribbean travel industry, visit local destination resorts, and take part in volunteer work in the community.

What Graduates Say

"The Tourism and Travel Fast Track program provided me with exceptional hands-on experience to compliment my university degree. The program opened my eyes to the vast opportunities in the Tourism and Hospitality field and ultimately landed me the career of my dreams with a destination marketing organization."

Jaimie Judge,
2013 Program Graduate

Work Experience

You have the opportunity to travel on a field trip and volunteer on projects with local people, experience and understand why people travel to resort destinations. You are also required to solicit and complete a minimum of 200 hours of field placement, to practice the theories and skills studied in class. It is recommended that students complete 100 hours between semester two and three and the remainder before graduating. This gives you the opportunity to network and meet potential employers.

Career Opportunities

Industry careers include:

  • Tour escort
  • Travel counsellor
  • Tourism marketing manager
  • Meetings/special events co-ordinator
  • Tour operator/reservationist
  • Hotel front desk associate
  • Cruise line/resort activities director
  • Visitor information counsellor

You'll find work with (for example):

  • tour wholesalers
  • airlines
  • travel agencies
  • destination marketing organizations
  • cruise lines
  • hotels
  • government tourism organizations

Employers include (for example):

  • GTS - Lufthansa Airlines
  • The Holiday Network
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • Fairmount Hotels
  • Ontario Waterway Cruises
  • Sunquest Vacations

Additional Costs

You'll spend approximately $1,000 per year for books and supplies. In your first semester of the Advanced Standing program, if you register for the Study Abroad Field Experience (SAFE) course, there will be an additional cost of approximately $2000.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Students applying to Tourism - Global Travel - Advanced Standing must meet the following requirements:

  • Ontario College Diploma or University Degree

OSSD with majority of courses at College (C ) or Open (O) unless otherwise stated.
Grade 12 C courses will be accepted where Gr 11 C course requirements are listed.
Where College level courses are listed, U and M courses will be accepted.
Two Gr 11 courses will be accepted in lieu of a Gr 12 course requirement.

Tuition Detail

Tuition and ancillary fees are subject to change without notice. The fees presented below reflect Fall start programs only for the current academic year. For details about the fee differences for other program start dates please refer to the below.

Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized below.

Humber College

Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative program average.
  • Must possess ENG4U (Grade 12 University English) or equivalent with a course grade of 65%.
  • Must possess a Grade 12 University Mathematics course or equivalent with a course grade of 60%.
Transfer Credit
  • 30 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Colleges website.

For more information
Visit the Humber College website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Institute of Technology Tralee

Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
  • A Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary) in Travel and Tourism Management graduate with a minimum 50% cumulative average will be eligible to enter the 4th year of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Travel and Tourism Management program.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 3-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the KOM Consultants website.

For more information
Visit the Institute of Technology Tralee website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Ontario Tech University

Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
  • Successful completion of the Ontario Tech Commerce Bridge program.
Transfer Credit
  • 45 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.
Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 18 credit diploma.
  • Note: No transfer credits awarded.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Robert Gordon University

Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative program Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Suitable reference from a Fleming College program faculty member.
  • Where the applicant's first language is not English, satisfactory evidence that the applicant meets the general English language requirements.
  • Must be eligible to obtain the requisite visa to enter the United Kingdom.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the KOM Consultants website.

For more information
Visit the Robert Gordon University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.
Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative program Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Suitable reference from a Fleming College program faculty member.
  • Where the applicant's first language is not English, satisfactory evidence that the applicant meets the general English language requirements.
  • Must be eligible to obtain the requisite visa to enter the United Kingdom.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the KOM Consultants website.

For more information
Visit the Robert Gordon University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Royal Roads University

Requirement
  • Minimum B cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Royal Roads University's admissions website.

For more information
Visit the Royal Roads University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.
Requirement
  • Minimum B cumulative program average.
  • Must possess a recognized college or university level financial accounting course with a "C" grade (2.00/4.33).
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Royal Roads University's admissions website.

For more information
Visit the Royal Roads University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

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