Are you an aspiring Travel Agent? Would you like to work in this ever busying career area? Galileo is a hugely popular GDS which most travel companies use. A GDS (Global Distribution System) is the powerful platform used to book flights, hotels and car hire. Learning a GDS has many benefits, getting this qualification could secure your ideal travel job! Galileo is part of the Travelport group of companies and as of 2006 had a worldwide market share of 22% for airline bookings. Galileo is used by travel professionals all worldwide.
This course provides you with a full introduction to the Galileo GDS system. Travel is a very competitive industry and whether you are studying this course to change roles or you are beginning your career in Travel, having solid booking system foundations under your belt are essential to your success and employability.
Galileo is used as a booking system for companies such as: British Airways, KLM, Swissair, Southwest Airlines and Aer Lingus. Once you have learnt Galileo it is quite easy to cross-train to another GDS like Amadeus and Sabre.
VIASINC is recognised as the most experienced travel technology training company operating in the global education community. Offering our learners the skills required to work in the travel and tourism sector with vocational training in Amadeus, Galileo and Sabre booking systems.
Up to 50 hours which is around 30 minutes per day for 3 months.
You have up to 6 months to complete this course. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you do not complete the course within this time, you can easily extend your access by purchasing an extra 6 months access. Or if you need more hours to take and pass your course? We offers packages of 5, 10 or 20 additional hours.
The course is specially designed for study by distance learning via our online learning environment.
There is one final exam to be taken when you are ready to sit the exam, like the course, the exam is online too. There is no software to install, you only need internet access! You need to get 85% or more to receive the certificate. Don’t forget that you can take the exam as many times as you need, so long as it is within your available training hours.
Upon completion of this Galileo Expert course, you will receive the Expert certificate to use as proof of your competency in the software, which will be widely accepted by employers. Courses’ Content Creator and awarding body are VIASINC.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.
You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).