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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Travel Planner

This well-rounded career program is designed to prepare students for the travel and tourism industry, including: travel agencies, cruise lines, transportation companies, resorts and hotels, tourism companies, and corporate travel departments. The certificate program consists of 14 internet based courses. Students may enroll in individual courses to increase their skills and knowledge in areas of specific interest.

EACH COURSE IS 8 WEEKS LONG AND IS OFFERED TWICE IN A SEMESTER. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION WHEN REGISTERING! THE TRAVEL COURSES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID.

Courses

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course TRVL 1060
Title Air Fares US Domestic
Prerequisite Recommend concurrent w/TRVL 1040
Description This course presents the basics of air fares including terms, codes, fare construction principles and fare application rules necessary to find, interpret and apply the lowest applicable fares for clients.

Section List

TRVL 1060-501
CRN: 43752
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1060-502
CRN: 43753
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 1070
Title ARC Documents
Prerequisite Recommend concurrent w/TRVL 1040
Description This is an introductory course to ticketing. Various ticketing types, forms, policies/procedures per Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC), forms of payment, refunds and exchanges will be discussed.

Section List

TRVL 1070-501
CRN: 43754
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22- Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1070-502
CRN: 43755
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Course TRVL 1080
Title Automated Air Fares & Tickets
Prerequisite Recommend concurrent w/TRVL 1040
Description This course will introduce students to finding the lowest fares for clients utilizing the RTS© hands-on Computer Reservation System, simulation of Sabre®, in conjunction w/ the online tutorial.

Section List

TRVL 1080-501
CRN: 43756
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1080-502
CRN: 43757
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 1040
Title Automated Air Reservations
Prerequisite
Description Students will practice booking, maintaining, changing and canceling air reservations using RTS© hands-on Computer Reservation System, simulation of Sabre®, in conjunction with the online tutorial.

Section List

TRVL 1040-501
CRN: 43748
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1040-502
CRN: 43749
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 2015
Title Automated Travel Accommodations
Prerequisite TRVL 1040, TRVL 1080
Description Students will practice selecting, booking, maintaining, changing and canceling car rental & hotel room reservations using the RTS© hands-on Computer Reservation System (CRS), simulation of Sabre®, in conjunction w/ the online tutorial.

Section List

TRVL 2015-501
CRN: 43762
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 2015-502
CRN: 43763
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Time: 1
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 2040
Title Fares & Tickets International
Prerequisite
Description This course introduces students to international air travelers including two basic international faring systems, mileage/routing & currency procedures, international fare basis codes, base fares, taxes and surcharges.

Section List

TRVL 2040-501
CRN: 43768
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 2040-502
CRN: 43769
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Course TRVL 1090
Title Ground Transportation
Prerequisite
Description This course will introduce students to the basics of car rental policies & procedures, codes, pricing & distribution, and rail travel including Amtrak, VIA Rail, BritRail/Eurail & train accommodations, services & fare structure.

Section List

TRVL 1090-501
CRN: 43758
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1090-502
CRN: 43759
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: June 11 - Aug. 4, 2018
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 2010
Title Hotels & Lodging
Prerequisite
Description This course will cover the fundamentals of the hotel product, rate structure, property & room classifications, codes, published/automated resources and non-automated reservation procedures & the variables that affect prices.

Section List

TRVL 2010-501
CRN: 43760
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 2010-502
CRN: 43761
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 1
Course TRVL 1010
Title Intro to Hospitality & Travel
Prerequisite
Description This course investigates the travel and hospitality industries, addressing theories, planning, and environmental issues. Students will gain a general knowledge of how and why public and private tourism businesses exist.

Section List

TRVL 1010-501
CRN: 43743
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1010-502
CRN: 43744
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 2030
Title Selling Vacation Pkgs & Tours
Prerequisite
Description This course overviews the basics of tours including components of tours, tour destinations, types of vacation packages, print & electronic resources, non-automated tour booking procedures & function of tour operator/wholesaler.

Section List

TRVL 2030-501
CRN: 43766
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 2030-502
CRN: 43767
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 2020
Title The Cruise Market
Prerequisite
Description Learn to book the right cruise for any client with an overview of cruises, including classifications, destinations, types of cruises, and non-automated reservation procedures.

Section List

TRVL 2020-501
CRN: 43764
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 2020-502
CRN: 43765
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 1020
Title Travel Destinations
Prerequisite
Description This course overviews the relevancy of geography to tourism and hospitality. Exploration of destinations around the world will expose their individuality and fascination.

Section List

TRVL 1020-501
CRN: 43744
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1020-502
CRN: 43745
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 1030
Title Travel Reservations
Prerequisite
Description Students will gain product knowledge and skills needed to research, plan and book air travel. Terminology, policies & procedures of airline travel and airline reservations will be discussed.

Section List

TRVL 1030-501
CRN: 43746
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1030-502
CRN: 43747
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Course TRVL 1050
Title Travel Sales and Trends
Prerequisite
Description Students will study sales techniques including telephone business manners, listening skills and tools for targeting the traveler. Web trends in the industry will also be discussed.

Section List

TRVL 1050-501
CRN: 43750
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 1st Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 22 - Oct. 13
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online
TRVL 1050-502
CRN: 43751
Instructor: Carter, Kay
Course Type: Online
Term: 2nd Half
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 15 - Dec. 6
Credits/Contact Hours: 2
Campus: SLCC Online

FAQs

Yes, students seeking to receive a certificate of achievement must score 80% or better on assignments and exams.
A certificate of achievement will be awarded to students who successfully complete the 14 required courses with a grade of 80% or better on assignments and exams. Students must contact the Program Coordinator to request the certificate upon completing program requirements.
This is not a licensed profession in the state of Utah. However, industry certifications are available to individuals who meet their criteria through various organization websites.
Drop rates for a full refund follow the academic calendar deadlines. However, if the drop date is after the deadline, the program coordinator will approve or deny any appeal. Please note, there is a $79.00 per course non-refundable fee (no exceptions).
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Financial Aid is not available for Travel classes

Schedule

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

 
TRVL 1010 Intro to Hospitality & Travel 2 Cr. TRVL 1050 Travel Sales & Tickets 2 Cr.
TRVL 1020 Travel Destinations 2 Cr. TRVL 1090 Ground Transportation 2 Cr.
TRVL 1030 Travel Reservations 2 Cr. TRVL 2010 Hotels & Lodging 1 Cr.
TRVL 1040 Automated Air Reservations 2 Cr. TRVL 2015 Automated Travel Accommodations** 1 Cr.
TRVL 1060 Air Fare US Domestic* 2 Cr. TRVL 2020 The Cruise Market 2 Cr.
TRVL 1070 ARC Documents* 1 Cr. TRVL 2030 Selling Vacation Packages & Tours 2 Cr.
TRVL 1080 Automated Air Fare & Tickets* 2 Cr. TRVL 2040 Fares & Tickets International 1 Cr.

Total

13 Cr.

Total

11 Cr.