Career Seascape: Your Destination for Professional Development

Complementing your agency and cruise line educational programs, CLIA’s training and certification programs are designed to make you the consumer’s most knowledgeable cruise resource and increase your cruise sales and commissions. Our programs are available in a variety of formats to make it convenient for you to keep your skills polished or become certified through CLIA Certification Programs.


CLIA Certification

CLIA Certification Programs are the cruise and travel industry’s premier training program with over 27,000 CLIA Certifications awarded in North America alone. Whether you are a new travel agent who wants to learn about selling cruises, or an expert travel agent looking to grow their business, CLIA has a certification that’s right for you.

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Certificate Programs

Supplement your repertoire of experience and professional development with a CLIA Certificate. Our Certificate Programs are focused on expanding your knowledge of travel and cruise specific topics to grow your clientele and sales.

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Online Learning

Learn at your own pace, from the comfort of your home or office, and at the time that works best for your schedule.

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Live Training Events

Fast-track your certification or earn new certificates at our LIVE Training events, packed with the educational requirements and ship inspections you need to achieve your professional development goals.

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Virtual Training Events

Virtual Training Events

One-week virtual event featuring training for one hour each day by a CLIA trainer, All the benefits of a Live Training Event, without having to travel.

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CLIA webinars feature relevant and timely information on the cruise industry including exclusive presentations from CLIA cruise lines and marketing partners

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Virtual Ship Inspections

Virtual Ship Inspections provide you with details of a particular ship, fleet or class of ships, including staterooms, public areas and entertainment. Developed exclusively for CLIA agents, our Virtual Ship Inspections can be used towards certification requirements.

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Career Counseling

CLIA members are invited to make an appointment for a consultation with a member of our Professional Development and Membership Services Team to help you choose the right training and CLIA Certification Program.

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Being a CLIA member has helped me in a variety of ways. Personally, it has helped me gain confidence in selling travel. I am kept up to date on all of the changes and growth in the industry through seminars and interactive classes.

Gail McLeod, ECC, Cruise Planners