SNG CATA Certification
Calling ALL Travel Professionals...
Become an SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate™!
Special Needs Group is proud to have certified over 3,200 travel professionals!
CATA training is as easy as 1,2,3!
In just three easy CATA training online courses you can become SNG CATA certified!
What is the SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate Training Program?
This is a three module, 65 minute, online certification course designed for Travel Professionals to increase their knowledge and earning opportunities in the accessible travel/special needs market.
Why get certified as an SNG CATA?
-The accessible travel/special needs market spends 13.6 billion dollars a year on vacations.
-Travelers with special needs take 32 million vacations a year.
-Over 24 million Americans with disabilities would travel more frequently if their special needs were better met.
-Gain access to marketing resources to help you grow your business with the fastest growing segment of travelers
-Achieve access to a unique logo to market yourself as an SNG CATA professional
-Your agency will be listed as a "Certified Accessible Travel Advocate" on www.specialneedsgroup.com website. Consumers will be able to find your agency using the new search feature!
This will only be available for Certified agents!
Best of all you can now earn 5 CLIA credits! CLIA announced that they will recognize and accept the SNG CATA achievement for CLIA Certification credit.
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Who can get certified as an SNG CATA?
-Travel Professionals wishing to acquire the SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate designation must meet, at a minimum, our Professional Standards for CATA Training Eligibility.
Already Certified? We are glad that you are!
Thank you for your help on delivering an accessible world!
Click here to REGISTER for the SNG Travel Agent Partner Program and get started today!
Already registered with SNG? Click here to LOG IN to the SNG Travel Agent Resource Center to take advantage of the sales and marketing resources, plus have access to the SNG CATA training program!
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR SNG CATA ELIGIBILITY
Travel Professionals wishing to acquire the SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate designation must meet, at a minimum, the following standards and qualifications:
must demonstrate subject matter proficiency
must pass each of the three (3) certification module proficiency exams
must be affiliated with a Travel Agency registered with Special Needs Group at the time of certification
must provide documentation verifying affiliation with ARC, CLIA, IATA (or IATAN)
must not have been convicted of any felonious business conduct within last five (5) years
must exhibit a willingness to service the needs of customers/clients identified as having a disability or other hardship creating a “special need” at the time of the travel
must agree to exhibit, promote or otherwise refer to the SNG CATA Certification Mark in printed and electronic media
must agree to abide by all terms and conditions for use of SNG CATA logos and the SNG website available at http://www.specialneedsatsea.com/agents/agent-signup-form/