Would you like to work in tourism and become a 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!


Course Outline
Course Code: 
40 hours - Access for 6 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Signing On/Off, Encoding and Decoding
  2. BF Retrieval, Similar Name Lists, Display BF Fields
  3. Flight Schedules, Availability and Link Indicators
  4. Return Availability, Flight Details, Advanced Availability
  5. The Mandatory BF Fields
  6. Practice Building Complete BFs
  7. Optional BF Fields
  8. OSI and SSR Messages
  9. BF Management
  10. Seat Assignment by Area, Changing and Cancelling
  11. Seat Maps, Assigning Seats by Specific Number
  12. Booking a Car
  13. Hired car rules and policy displays
  14. Hotel Reservations
  15. Additional Hotel Entries and Description Displays
  16. Fare Displays
  17. Itinerary Pricing
  18. Ticketing
  19. Queues
  20. Queue Tasks
  21. Currency Conversion and Other Miscellaneous Functions
  22. Help and Reference Systems
  23. Timatic
  24. Timatic Web
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Throughout this course you will be tested on your knowledge of Galileo through: 

  • 5 self assessed quizzes
  • 1 final marked exam