Travel Agents arrange accommodations, tours and transportation for individual travelers or groups of travelers. Work time is mostly days but the job sometimes requires evenings and Saturdays. Some travel agents work remotely from their homes and are self-employed.
Minimum of 18 years of age and high school diploma or GED. Must be proficient with computers and the internet, and have excellent customer relations skills.
Information Unique to the Training
Courses to Complete
- Core Courses
VOC044 Travel Agent Career Development I
VOC045 Travel Agent Career Development II
Approximate Number of Hours
Approximate Training Cost*
$825 (includes text & TAP exam)
Upon successfully completing the training and passing the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP) exam, which is administered during class, you are eligible for certification from the International Travel Institute.
Related Continuing Education Courses
Estimated Hourly Wage**
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.