Foundation In Travel & Tourism Diploma - Distance Learning

19-07-2017

4 Hours

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Foundation In Travel & Tourism Diploma – Distance Learning

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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

Travel & Tourism Diploma – Distance Learning course is designed for working professionals as well as students living away from Ahmedabad, who cannot attend institutional coaching for long hours. Distance learning modules will be provided to you, which will help you learn the course on your own. ITTI will provide regular assistance & required coaching in order to make you self learn the course content.

  • 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
  • Specifically those working professionals who may not have time to attend classroom lectures for long hours
  • Those living out of Ahmedabad and cannot attend the class on daily basis
  • Students who wish to have a career in the travel industry
  • Junior travel consultants
  • Airline personnel
  • 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 International Travel and Tourism Foundation Diploma meet one of the requirements towards becoming IATA-accredited agencies.

Environment

  • The Travel & Tourism Industry and the Travel Professional
  • Geography in Travel Planning 1
  • Travel Formalities

Products

  • Land Transport - Rail 1
  • Water Transport - Ferry
  • Land Transport - Car and Camper
  • Tour Packages 1
  • Hotels
  • Air Transport Essentials

Support Services

  • Customer Service
  • Technology in the Travel Industry 1

Air Fares and Ticketing

  • Air Fares and Ticketing

 

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 programs.

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 International Travel and Tourism Foundation Diploma and will be entitled to add the designation "DTTF" (Diploma in Travel and Tourism Foundations) after your name.

The GDS Electronic Booking Tools CD-ROM-based module requires the following minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory.

Recommended:

  • Secondary/High School Leaving Certificate/Diploma
  • Basic Math skills
  • Good English Skills

FAQs

If you are going for distance learning it is not necessary to visit ITTI. You may just deposit the fees in our bank account from wherever you are located and we can get you registered with IATA and send you all the study material via email, which you will have to print out at your end.

The course content and the certificate awarded are not different at all. It is only that if you come to the institute we have very highly experienced faculty with more than 25 years of experience in the industry who take you through the entire course in a class room style, in which they share a lot of their experiences with helps you enhance your understanding of the subject better. We have a group of 22 - 25 students studying together at a time, so there is a lot of interaction that happens. Even this helps you increase your knowledge about various subjects.

IATA suggests that this course requires approximately 200 hours of study, to be completed in 18 months.

If you are going for the distance learning option then the institute may provide you support over the email, WhatsApp message / videos, Skype video or over the phone.

Yes of course the institute will help in understanding any concepts, using any of the above means of communication.

Yes you may with prior appointment.

Institute based learning has a few more advantages then distance learning as sighted above.

We will assign you a time over the weekends, when you will be able to connect with the faculties on a regular basis.

You require access to online modules. You will access these online modules and other study materials through your User Account in the IATA Learning Management System. In order to access the online training content, you need an Internet connection and the Google Chrome™ browser.

Exam information
Please read the General Information on Distance Learning Exams, and check the Distance Learning - Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Delivery Method: Supervised exam in IATA Exam location. Physical Attendance is required. Depending on exam venue availability online exams are available.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions. Open Text Book, Foldout Maps are not permitted
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 85 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

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