Gain a broad understanding of ARC and its processes to become more efficient in using ARC's tools.
Learn about ARC's core settlement tools, products and services—and how to apply them to your agency.
Develop your skills and become your agency's go-to resource for ARC-related expertise.
Maintaining the AS certification keeps you current, as your certification includes continuing education programs each year.
“The ARC Specialist Training has been tremendously helpful, especially as I am in the process of starting my own vacation assistance agency. As my business launches, it will be valuable having the knowledge and designation of the ARC Specialist Certification.”
The ARC Specialist is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge of ARC's Area Settlement Plan (ASP) by passing the ARC Specialist Certification examination. All individuals who successfully pass the exam receive a certificate and the “ARC Specialist” designation. ARC offers training to help prepare you for the certification exam.
The fees for the ARC Specialist training and/or exam are as follows:
|Training and Exam
|Continuing Education Course||No Fee|
*The ARC Specialist training at our San Juan, Puerto Rico, location is provided in Spanish. The exam is in English.
Whether your agency is new to ARC or has been accredited for years, the ARC Specialist Training and Certification class provides agents with comprehensive education on air ticketing and payment processes.
ARC developed the ARC Specialist Training and Certification Program with the help of industry representatives from the travel agency and airline communities.
If you or a colleague want the opportunity to earn your ARC Specialist Certification, join our next ARC Specialist Training and Certification class at ARC’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, November 10-12, 2020.
Once an individual receives their ARC Specialist certification, they must maintain their certification by completing one continuing education (CE) course each year, starting the year following the receipt of certification.
The ARC online training site is ARC’s training portal that is hosted by Digital Tangents Advanced Learning Systems. Here, agents can access the ARC Specialist online training courses, examination and continuing education courses. In addition, it will be the access point to a growing list of agent training opportunities.