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Galileo Certification Course

Objective

To learn popular tourism destinations and improve your sales skills to successfully advise your clients on the best travel options. This is a self-taught computer-based training (CBT) program that teaches basic and advanced fare construction principles, as well as GDS entries to price journeys and issue tickets. It is designed for travel consultants or airline personnel, whose main task is to sell international air transportation on behalf of IATA Member Airlines.

Eligibility:

10+2 Duration: Recommended 56 hrs.(coaching)+self-study | Examinations: March, June, September, December

Course Module:

Land Transport - Rail

Support Services

Travel Formalities

Water Transport – Ferry & Cruise

Customer Service

Geography in Travel Planning

Transport – Car and Camper Vans

Technology in the Travel Industry

Law & Regulation

Hotels

Advance Air Fares and Ticketing

Selling Skills & Regulation

Tour Packages

Air Transport Essentials

Advance Air Fares & Ticketing

Galileo Certification Course (GDS -CRS and Ticketing)

Knowledge & Skills You Earn

Have an excellent understanding of the mileage system pricing and know how to interpret and read all GDS displays relevant to mileage system pricing.
Know how to identify and price different journey types (including Round-the-World journeys and journeys traveled in different classes)
Understand global indicators
Understand fare rules and air fare taxes
Be able to apply all minimum-fare rule checks
Know how and when to use side trips
Know how to add a manual fare to a GDS booking file
Be able to use the IATA/UFTAA Fare Formula to correctly price a journey
Know how to use GDS to issue tickets for manually-priced reservations
Know how to read each field of an ATB ticket
Know how to use the Lowest Combination Factor
Be able to construct and read a linear fare construction
Upon successful completion of the final exam, you will earn the IATA International GDS Fares and Ticketing Certificate with world-wide recognition

Diploma Acquired

Students will be continually assessed during the period of the course followed by a final assessment. Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a certificate of completion.

Prerequisite

Basic knowledge of the relevant Global Distribution System, Galileo | Secondary/high school diploma | Good basic understanding of written English | Good mathematics | Good understanding of world geography

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