CITREC partnership with the Canadian Tourism Sector will allow international clients to access Canadian tourism education, training and certification in their home countries and to obtain occupational knowledge certificate in their home country.
Certification and assessments for this international project will be provided through CITREC’s partnership with Canadian Tourism Sector Council and Provincial Government ministry’s. Under this partnership foreign nationals will be able to access 46 tourism occupations. Established in 1993, the Canadian Tourism Council addresses labour market issues and promotes professionalism in the Canadian tourism sector. Collectively, council members work on behalf of 164,000 businesses that make up the sector. Tourism Council brings together tourism businesses, labour unions, associations, educators, and governments to coordinate human resource development activities in support of a globally competitive and sustainable Canadian tourism sector. CTHRC’s emerit program is Canada’s most recognized standard in tourism training and its occupational standards are the most recognized professional standards available to the Canadian tourism industry. Developed by the Canadian Tourism Council with invaluable input from people working in the specific occupations. CITREC credentials offered in partnership with tourism sector council are widely recognized across various businesses and organizations of the Canadian tourism sector, represented by five industry groups:
- Food and Beverage Services
- Recreation and Entertainment
- Transportation, and
- Travel Services
This partnership will allow foreign nationals to receive certification in Hospitality and tourism sectors in their home country.