Galileo Global Distribution System (GDS) CRS

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.† You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you are interested in working in a Travel Agency or an Airline Reservation Department, this Industry endorsed qualification will help you upgrade your CV and increase your chances of gaining employment.

The system includes a a Lesson Mode and an Emulator Mode:

Lesson Mode (student friendly): This Lesson Mode will teach you everything you will need to know on building Booking Files for your customers.

Emulator Mode (intended for Role Playing): The GDS Emulator is a subsystem that simulates a real GDS. It is programmed to accept GDS queries and generate GDS screen displays. As you work through the lessons, exercises, quizzes and drills, every GDS query that you submit is handled by an emulator in order to generate a realistic screen display. Every screen display appears exactly as it would on a real GDS.

With the click of a button, you can:

  • Interact with the Emulator directly.
  • Freely submit GDS queries and retrieve information
  • Check flight schedules, retrieve fares, book flights, book cars and also book hotels.
  • Look up city, airport, airline and country codes.
  • Build complete reservations and print simulated airline tickets.

Subjects Covered:†Galileo HELP, Best Buy, PNR data change and delete, PNR mandatory fields, PNR optional fields, building a complete PNR, car booking (CarMaster), changing segment status, classes of service, encode/decode cities, airports and airlines, fare quote, fares, flight availability, flight service information, hotel booking (RoomMaster), introduction to reducing/dividing PNRs, itinerary pricing, queues, rules, seat assignments, seat maps, sign-off, sign-on, storing a fare, tariff displays, ticketing.

Structure: 21 lessons, 4 quizzes,Galileo Workbook and Online Exam.

This course can be studied from anywhere in the world and†will allow you turn your home computer into a simulated airline booking system. It gives you the opportunity to gain invaluable practical experience in booking flights, car rental and hotel accommodation.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor. Examination must be taken before the 60 hours expires. Extra time can be purchased if required.


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Includes software, training manual, P&P, examination fees and†Industry endorsed†Certificate (issued to all successful graduates). This qualification is recognised globally. You will also receive tutor support by phone and email. You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will be provided with unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


You must successfully complete a series of activities/Tutor marked assessments and obtain 85% in your final online examination. Upon verification of the activities, assessments and final exam you will receive your Galileo Passport certificate of achievement.

  • Galileo HELP
  • Best Buy
  • PNR data change and delete
  • PNR mandatory fields
  • PNR optional fields
  • Building a complete PNR
  • Car booking (CarMaster)
  • Changing segment status
  • Classes of service
  • Encode/decode cities
  • Airports and airlines
  • Fare quote, fares
  • Flight availability
  • Flight service information
  • Hotel booking (RoomMaster)
  • Introduction to reducing/dividing PNRs
  • Itinerary pricing
  • Queues
  • Rules
  • Seat assignments
  • Seat maps
  • Sign-off
  • Sign-on
  • Storing a fare
  • Tariff displays
  • Ticketing††
Awarding Organisation

International Academy of Travel Certification:†Globally Recognised "Galileo Passport Certificate"


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