Tourism (Hospitality and Tour-Guiding)

Code 414.A0
SecteurAlimentation et tourisme (03)
Code CUISEP123-000.CP
Nombre d'unités91 2/3
StatutProgram approved in 2000.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
Techniques de tourisme (Accueil et guidage touristique)

Objectifs du programme

This program aims to simultaneously teach versatility and the mastering of a technical function. It allows for the student to actively participate in the development of the tourist industry while teaching them to adapt to different cultures, to evaluate a tourist location, in the development of tourist products and services as well as the promotion of these products and services. In choosing one of the three specializations, the students will acquire the necessary qualifications that will enable them to intervene accordingly whether it be in Hospitality and Tour-Guiding, Tourist Product Development, or in the Development and Promotion of Travel Products.

Durée de la formation

Option Spécifique (heures) Totale (heures)
Specialization A - Hospitality and Tour-Guiding 1860 2520
Spécifique (heures)Totale (heures)

La durée totale inclut des cours de formation générale commune à tous les programmes pour 420 heures, des cours de formation générale propre à ce programme pour 150 heures ainsi que des cours de formation générale complémentaire pour 90 heures.

Les durées correspondent à la formation théorique et au travail de laboratoire des cours; elles excluent donc les heures de travail personnel de l'étudiante ou de l'étudiant.

Conditions d'admission

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV CST – Secondary IV Mathematics: Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563414)

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors (6313)
Conference and event planners (1226)
Other customer and information services representatives (6552)
Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) (6411)
Tour and travel guides (6531)
Travel counsellors (6521)

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
010U To analyze the occupation
010V To establish professional relationships in tourism
010W To provide both regional and national tourism information
010X To analyze the tourism potential of the world's regions
010Y To carry out administrative operations
010Z To carry out research in terms of tourism
0110 To supervise a work team
0111 To do business in a second language
0112 To establish connections between supply and demand in tourism
0113 To use tourism marketing strategies
0114 To ensure the quality of tourism supply
0115 To carry out financial operations
0116 To carry out commercial transactions
0117 To use various methods employed in the fields of information, public relations and advertising
0118 To communicate in a third language
0119 To identify trends in international tourism
Specialization A: Hospitality and Tour-Guiding
Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
011A To situate themselves in relation to cultural differences
011B To interact with clients in a third language
011C To lead groups of tourists
011D To guide groups of tourists
011E To adapt arrangements for a tourist reception centre
011F To operate a tourist hospitality service
Number of hours alloted to specific training: 1860 hours