Professional Development
for Nova Scotia’s Tourism Industry

 

Starting a Tourism Career

With an industry so diverse, tourism offers a long-term career fit for enthusiastic individuals wanting to put their education and skills to work in an exciting and varied environment. Learn more about the rewarding opportunities available in tourism.
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Tourism Scholarships

Funding opportunities are available through a number of Tourism Scholarships. Whether you are a student or a tourism professional we welcome you to learn more. Application details, scholarship criteria, important deadlines – it’s all here.
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emerit Tourism Training

Professional certification opportunities for those working in the Tourism sector are offered through Nationally recognized emerit training. Choose paper base or online training in more than 27 occupations. Upgrading your skills? Entering a new profession? Check out what emerit tourism training can offer you.
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Recognition Programs

Learn how your organization can become a recognized World Host property. Sign up to become an Employer of Choice or a Tourism Mentor. Provincial and National recognition opportunities exist for you and your staff!
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Online Campus

Whether you are an employer or an employee, training is key to your success. Check out the many products and programs available to you as an individual or an organization.
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Training Course Calendar

Our training sessions take place year round, throughout Nova Scotia. Be sure to check our easy to use Training Calendar often as new opportunities are constantly being added. Online registration makes it simple.
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New WorldHost Online Programs

Looking for more online options? The Council offers two new e-learning programs. Communication Skills for Service Professionals features enhanced communication skills training including best practices for using technology. Also available is the online version of Customers with Disabilities, which helps increase front-line employees' sensitivity and service skills toward people with disabilities.
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Tourism Opportunity

Tourism Opportunity explores the fascinating stories of people whose work in Nova Scotia’s Tourism Industry has influenced their current career.  By sharing these stories and experiences, we hope to inform others about the deeper economic value of tourism as well as the broad range of work opportunities presented by the industry. Whether considering a summer job, or a career, the opportunities and skill development presented by working in tourism are limitless!
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