Travel Agent Course

Become A Travel Agent

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Looking To Become A Travel Agent?

Been in the travel and tourism industry for some time or looking to make a career as a Travel Agent?  This Travel Agent course not only offers you IATA certification but equips you with everything you need to be a professional.  A distance learning option is available.

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Course Details

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent / Fluency in English
  • Laptop: Google Chrome browser, Java script enabled, Minimum screen resolution of 1024 X 768 pixels, Acrobat Reader version 11 or above, HTML-enabled e-mail client (to be able to read e-mails generated by the system)

Course Duration

  • Blended – 1,5 year
  • Full time 16 Weeks
  • Mondays – Fridays 9am – 4pm and distance learning 8 months
  • Intakes:  One intake per year (February)
  • DISTANCE – 2 years
  • Register at any time

Key Topics

Leadership and Management

The travel and tourism industry and the working environment for travel professionals
Geography and industry codes
Travel documents and the airline passenger experience
Air transport products and services
Rail, hotel, car rental, cruise and tour products
Customer service principles
Airfares and ticketing
The Galileo system functionality

Travel and Tourism Consultant

Selling techniques and social media marketing
Fare construction and ticket exchanges/reissuance
Travel industry laws and regulations
Niche products including tour customization, luxury and group travel options
Accommodation products other than hotels

Managing the travel business:

Managerial and negotiation skills
Marketing and pricing
Tour production and event planning
Administration and accounting
Laws related to the travel industry

Travel Sales and Operations

World and destination geography
Travel logistics including travel document issuance, reservations and GDS functionality
Standard and niche travel products and product development
Strategies in customer service delivery, sales, marketing and social media
Strategic management and negotiation
Administration and accounting
Meeting and event planning
Expertise in air journey pricing and ticketing
Travel industry laws and regulations

Career Choices

  • Airport / Travel Agency or Tour operator (Ground Staff or ticketing)
  • Luxury Bus/Luxury Trains/Camper and Car hire / Hotels and Lodges (Front desk and Reservations)

What To Expect For Your Final Exam 

  • Exams (x4):  Online exam with remote supervision (OERS)
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions, Closed Textbook
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Exam months:  January / March / May / July / September / November
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 85 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2
  • Harvard Mentor Management:  Online exam
  • Exam Format and Passing Grade: At the end of each module, a certificate of completion is awarded to those who pass each module with 70 % and have viewed 70 % of the course content.

Course Qualifications

  • Leadership and Management  Diploma
  • Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma
  • Managing the Travel Business DiplomaTravel Sales and
  • Operations Diploma

Course Pricing

*Blended

R2 500.00

*Distance Learning

R2 500.00

R81 742.00

 *Distance Learning

R62 020.00

R 5 000.00

Due 1 Week Before Class Commencement

R70 079.00 /  R5840.00pm

 *Distance Learning

 R49 371.00 / R4114.25pm

  • Lunch daily on lecture days Educational tour
  • T-Shirt
  • Uncapped wi-fi
  • Distance
  • Exam fees
  • Transportation
  • Travel bag
  • Teambuilding
  • Study material
  • Graduation

     

    *Distance Learning

  • Exam fees
  • e-textbook
  • Graduation
  • 3 weeks classroom training during May on Foundation

Finishing Course

R3 500

Car learners and license: 

R8 5000

 *Practice till you pass at no extra cost

Accommodation full board R2130.00 per week (22 weeks)

Accommodation self-catering R1 090.00per week(22 weeks)

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*Blended The first module is presented full time (16weeks) in class and the remaining modules as distance learning.

*Distance:  All the modules are presented online. 

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