The 13 modules contained within the Foundation Level will provide an understanding of the travel professional's role in this industry, the importance of exceeding customer expectations, and the role of technology in the travel industry. In addition, the student will become familiar with related subjects such as industry regulations, codes, world geography, air fares and ticketing, visa and health requirements, as well as tour programmes.
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First IATA ATC in Srilanka appointed on 01 NOVEMBER 2005
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By: Mamdooh(IATA/UFTAA Foundation-Distinctions for Paper 1 and 2)
INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE TICKETING ACADEMY
Earn a diploma and start your career with the Foundation course's complete three-in-one package:
Air fares and ticketing including e-ticketing
GDS training with interactive CD-ROM
In-depth travel industry general knowledge
How You Will Benefit
Make appropriate travel arrangements and reservations
Calculate and quote appropriate air fares
Complete international travel documents in accordance with the applicable IATA rules and procedures
Be on the leading edge for 2007 e-ticketing global implementation
Answer customers' queries, quote rates and supplements, explain conditions and book tour products
Acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure that your front-line contact with the customer is outstanding
Understand the role of information technology - Global Distribution Systems and the Internet
Students who wish to have a career in the travel industry
Junior travel consultants
Tour operators who deal regularly with travel agents
Personnel of large companies responsible for making travel arrangements
Travel Agencies that hire employees who hold the IATA/UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Foundation Diploma meet one of the requirements towards becoming IATA-accredited agencies.
The Travel & Tourism Industry and the Travel Professional
Geography in Travel Planning 1
Land Transport - Rail 1
Water Transport - Ferry
Land Transport - Car and Camper
Tour Packages 1
Air Transport Essentials
Technology in the Travel Industry 1
Air Fares and Ticketing
Air Fares and Ticketing
GDS Electronic Booking Tools (CD-ROM*)
Global Distribution Systems training. Choose between Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre or Abacus. *Minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory.
The 13 modules in the Foundation Level will provide you with an understanding of the travel and tourism industry, the practicalities of the travel professional's role in this industry, the importance of exceeding customer expectations, and the role of technology in the travel industry.
In addition, you will become familiar with related subjects such as industry regulations, codes, world geography, air fares and ticketing including e-ticketing, visa and health requirements, as well as tour programmes.
For self-study students, about 170 hours of intensive study are required to complete the Foundation course. Students studying at an IATA Authorised Training Centre could expect a longer period of study.
By successfully completing the two-paper examination*, you will become qualified as a holder of the IATA/UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Foundation Diploma and will be entitled to add the designation "DTTF" (Diploma in Travel and Tourism Foundations) after your name.
Miss. Melissa Perera ( 16 Years ) youngest student to have passed IATA / UFTAA Foundation from our Academy - working at Air Canada
Miss. Soosy Hopwood ( 17 Years ) youngest student to have passed IATA GDS Fares & Ticketing – amadeus ( Distinction ) from our academy
Miss. Minolie Fernando, IATA GDS Fares & Ticketing - AMADEUS ( Distinction ) BEST PERFORMANCE - September 2010 Exam as per IATA, Montreal - worked at Traveller - Emirates Airlines - Dubai
Miss. Sharlina Abayakoon IATA / UFTAA Foundation ( Distinction ) BEST PERFORMANCE - March 2012 Exam as per IATA , Canada - she is working at Worldlink Travles
Capt. Yoganathan Murugesu passed IATA / UFTAA Foundation at the age of 59 years - MD, Blue Ocean Travels
The GDS Electronic Booking Tools CD-ROM-based module requires the following minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory