What are classes like?
The courses are designed to teach you in a classroom learning environment with out compromising your freedom and flexibility to learn when it is convenient for you by using an asynchronous classroom. This means that as a student you may enroll for class when you are ready, study for as long as you have time, day or night and participate in our continuous classroom.
Do I have to take all of the courses?
No, you may pick and choose the courses that are of the most interest to you or will benefit your career. Each course description lists the careers it is most useful for. However, if you would like to become a travel agent we recommend you take all of the courses. All courses must be completed within 90 days of beginning your first lesson.
What type of career does the training prepare me for?
Graduates are trained and prepared to begin or expand theirs careers in the exciting and growing travel and tourism industry. This includes working as a travel agent, for airlines, hotels, cruise lines, tour operators and as an independent travel agent in your own home or office.
How will I find a job when I graduate?
The ASTA's Career Center can assist qualified students find eager employers. Specific search fields and qualifiers will help you define and present your skills in a complete and persuasive way. The ASTA Career Center will then help to match you to the right employer. In addition, the ASTA Career Center will provide you will helpful techniques, tips and ideas for writing your resume and cover letter, improving your interviewing skills all specific to the travel and tourism industry.
How will my questions be answered?
Individual or specific questions may be sent to our qualified instructors at any point during your training. To ask, simply click the Email Instructor button on the top toolbar of the classroom, write your question and send the email message. Your instructor will respond within 24 hours during normal business days.