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IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism I - International Air Travel

IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism I – International Air Travel

The travel and tourism industry sees the role of the travel professional as a consultancy-oriented one, providing high product knowledge, accurate information, excellent customer service and support, and creative thinking. Travel industry analysts and experts believe that these new roles provide new opportunities for career success. The curriculum of Foundation in Travel and Tourism programme is designed in two bite-size courses to reflects these changes, and will prepare learners for a successful career as an international travel professional in a dynamic and exciting industry:

1. IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism I – International Air Travel 

2. IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism II – Travel Professional

Foundation in Travel and Tourism I is designed to impart learners with the knowledge of international travel environment, fares and ticketing of the travel and tourism industry. The curriculum also aims to prepare learners for the IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism with Amadeus online examination upon completion of the two bite-size courses.

Course Objectives

The course has been designed to prepare learners who are starting a career or wishing to expand the knowledge in the travel and tourism industry, as to get the essential knowledge needed to succeed.

Learners will acquire essential knowledge of international travel environment, fares and ticketing of the travel and tourism industry to work in the travel and tourism industry and become an effective travel professional.

The curriculum also aims to prepare learners for the IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism with Amadeus online examination upon completion of the two bite-size courses:

1. IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism I – International Air Travel

2. IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism II – Travel Professional

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the learners should be able to:

1. Plan and reserve travel itineraries for customers.

2. Advise customers on passport and visa requirements, as well as on travel insurance options.

3. Interpret standard industry codes and reservation elements for air travel planning.

4. Access and interpret airfare conditions and data displayed on electronic traffic documents.

5. Promote services and facilities available to airline passengers during their travel.

6. Use the Global Distribution System to make and maintain reservations and issue travel documents.

 

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 16 Year Old
  • Completion of secondary school education or its equivalent.

 

Mode of Delivery

  • The method of teaching consists of multiple delivery dimensions like face-to-face lectures, individual and group discussions, case analysis, demonstration, role-plays, online quizzes and project assignments.

 

Assessment Methods

The learning outcomes will be assessed in two forms:

  • Online Participative Quiz (40%)
  • Project: Individual/Group Presentation and/or Report (60%)

 

Progression Pathway

This is not a pathway programme.

 

Course Duration

  • Full-Time: 40 hours (10 or 14 lessons over 2 months)
  • Part-Time: 40 hours (10 or 14 lessons over 2 months)

 

Next available intake(s)

  • February, June, August, October

 

 

  1. The travel and tourism industry and the working environment for travel professionals
  2. Geography and industry codes
  3. Travel formalities
  4. Air transport essentials
  5. Fundamentals in airfares and ticketing
  6. Electronics Booking Tools – The Amadeus system functionality

Course Fees (SGD) – $1,200

Register for Course

Submit the following documents and email to info@sdh.edu.sg 

  • Completed Application Form (Click here to download the application form)
  • Preferred Start-of-Course Date

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