On-Demand Training

If you have a limited budget or time to invest, the Independent Learner Training Program is designed for you. Becoming a travel agent is easier than ever since you can access the lessons anywhere you have access to the Internet.

The Travel Leaders of Tomorrow Independent Learner program covers the basics for the entry-level new travel agent. The course is a self-paced, on-demand training program comprised of 30 quick-learn lessons designed for someone new to travel.

The training program is a one-time cost of $495 and includes 6 months’ access to the lessons. If you need to extend beyond this time, please contact the instructor.

Optional textbooks can be purchased during registration and payment for $250. Please include a shipping address. Delivery available to US addresses only. Please contact an instructor for Canadian options.

After completing this brief form, you will be taken to the secure registration and payment site. Your information is for use of the program only.

View an interactive demo of the program


  • Travel Bug: Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Chit Chat: Communications
  • Geek Speak: Using Technology
  • Get Out of Town: Geography and International Travel
  • Where in the World: Destination Geography
  • Grounded: Ground Travel
  • Snooze Fest: Accommodations
  • Fly by the Seat of Your Pants: Air Travel
  • Just Cruisin’ and Cruise Control: Cruises
  • Package Deal: Tours and Packages
  • Gotcha Covered: Travel Insurance
  • Stars and Stripes USA: The East Coast, Mid and Southwest, The South, The West Coast
  • Maple Leafs: Canada
  • Across the Pond Europe: The British Isles, Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
  • Here Comes the Sun: Bermuda and the West Indies
  • Far to the East: Asia
  • De Nada or Por Nada: Mexico and South America
  • Starting your Travel Agency: Setting up your business
  • Designing your Travel Agency: Building a successful travel business
  • To Market We Go: Marketing travel

This course works well paired with The Travel Institute’s TRIPKit. A set of 2 textbooks, 2 student workbooks and Travel Agent Proficiency Testing (TAP) fee and are an additional $250.00. These optional materials may be purchased with the Independent Learner course or directly from The Travel Institute.