Are you an aspiring travel agent?
This course provides you with a full introduction to the entire Galileo system, teaching you a range of core skills to start your career in the travel industry.
Most travel companies are computerised and use a GDS (Global Distribution System) to book flights, hotels and car hire. Learning a GDS has many benefits, it could mean the difference to you securing your ideal travel job!
Galileo is a computer reservations system owned by Travelport. It was developed in 1971 by United Airlines. Galileo enjoys around 25% of the global market, very strong in Europe & India. Airlines that use Galileo include United Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Alitalia and Swiss Air. Other companies such as EBookers, HRG, Carlson Wagon, Uniglobe, Portman Travel and P&O are also using this GDS.
It is perfect for a beginner as it gives you 40 hours of training time covering airline reservations, automated fares & ticketing, car hire and hotel reservations. This course is run online using a Galileo Simulator so you can use the software as you learn.
This is a self study course including 24 lessons, 5 self assessed quizzes and 1 final marked exam
Maximum Completion Time:
50 hours to be spent within 6 months. In the event that you are unable to complete your home study course within the specified timescale, you can
request a time extension (Fees Apply)
Lesson 1 – Signing On/Off, Encoding and Decoding
Lesson 2 – BF Retrieval, Similar Name Lists, Display BF Fields
Lesson 3 – Flight Schedules, Availability and Link Indicators
Lesson 4 – Return Availability, Flight Details, Advanced Availability
Lesson 5 – The Mandatory BF Fields
Lesson 6 – Practice Building Complete BFs
Lesson 7 – Optional BF Fields
Lesson 8 – OSI and SSR Messages
Lesson 9 – BF Management
Lesson 10 – Seat Assignment by Area, Changing and Cancelling
Lesson 11 – Seat Maps, Assigning Seats by Specific Number
Lesson 12 – Booking a Car
Lesson 13 – Hired car rules and policy displays
Lesson 14 – Hotel Reservations
Lesson 15 – Additional Hotel Entries and Description Displays
Lesson 16 – Fare Displays
Lesson 17 – Itinerary Pricing
Lesson 18 – Ticketing
Lesson 19 – Queues
Lesson 20 – Queue Tasks
Lesson 21 – Currency Conversion and Other Miscellaneous Functions
Lesson 22 – Help and Reference Systems
Lesson 23 – Timatic
Lesson 24 – Timatic Web