Course Information

Convert to the Amadeus GDS

$455.00

The main tool of the Travel Industry is the CRS (Computer Reservation System) also called a Global Distribution System (GDS). This is the key daily skill required for travel industry employees and reservation systems are used on a daily basis by airline, travel agency and tour company employees.

The Moving to Amadeus course is designed specifically for experienced GDS users and it will transfer your knowledge of another GDS to teach you Amadeus in a fraction of the time required to learn the skill on a beginner’s course.

This course is VETAB Accredited

Delivery Online Interactive
Duration 40 Hours
Unit of Competency Control reservations using a computerised system.
Competency Code SITTTSL010A

Course Name: Moving to Amadeus

Course Fees: AUD$455.00

Duration: 40 hours online interactive training, including final assessment.
On average this will take most students 3 months to complete.

Unit of Competency: Control reservations using a computerised system

Competency Code: SITTTSL010A

What you will learn:
Transfer your current Computer Reservation System Skills (Sabre, Galileo & Abacus) to Amadeus.

On this course you will learn how to check for airline seat availability, make, amend and cancel client bookings, quote airfares, issue e-tickets and many more travel industry processes using Amadeus.

To register:
Simply click on the Enrol Now button and follow the prompts. You will receive an e-mail acknowledging your registration.

What happens after you register:
You will receive an e-mail acknowledging your registration. Please complete the Student Profile when you register and a receipt for the course fee will be sent to your e-mail address.

After your enrolment is processed, (may take up to 24 hours depending on when you register) an Account ID and Password will give you access to the course which is delivered entirely online.

Divided topics, lessons, drills and exercises followed by quizes and final assessment to demonstrate competency. It is important to take each quiz as the questions reinforce the learning process and help you to remember the key learning points.

You should complete the material within 3 – 4 months ideally for maximum retention but you have access to the material for 6 months after registration – at which time your access will expire. By this time you should have also completed the final assessment tasks.

Requests for an Extension: Naturally, if you have any problems meeting this deadline we will consider an extension, please e-mail the College outlining the reasons for your request.

Qualifications/accreditation/recognition:
Computer Reservations Systems Training has been accredited by VETAB. (NSW Vocational Education & Training Board) On demonstration of competence and successful completion of this Unit of Competency a nationally accredited and industry recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued. This represents credit towards the SIT07- Certificate IIII in Tourism (Retail Travel Sales)
This course is VETAB Accredited Accredited by VETAB

Pre-requisites

Working knowledge of either Galileo, Sabre or Abacus Computer Reservation System (CRS/ GDS)

PC and keyboard skills are however, considered necessary for travel industry employment. To improve keyboard skills why not take a Typequick course?

System Requirements

Hayton College courses are accessed from a computer using the internet.

Minimum system requirements are:

Broadband internet connection

Recommended Pentium 4 or higher computer with 256mb RAM

Monitor at 1024 x 768 resolution or higher

Internet Explorer 6.1 and higher or Firefox 1.5 and higher (Firefox 2.0+ recommended)

How to Enrol

Use the "Enrol Now" button at the top of this page.

If you pay online (we also accept orders by fax) you'll be taken to a secure PayPal payments page where you confirm your course and enter your credit card details.

There are no additional fees or costs and we don't keep your credit card details on file. All our payments are processed by PayPal, so you can be confident in the security of your purchase.

Once your payment has been processed, you'll receive a confirmation email and, within 24 hours, an email with the access details on how to log in to your account and start your course.

ASSESSMENTS

Progressive online assessment in the form of Quizes, Exercises or Drills plus 2 final assessments that combine background knowledge with practical skills.

Who is this course for?

This interactive skills based course is designed for users of one GDS to convert to using Amadeus. This could include working for an airline in the Reservations or Fares & Ticketing department, a Ticket Consolidator, Tour Operator or as a Travel Agent/Travel Consultant. The courses are therefore ideal for current industry employees who need to transfer their client reservations, fare quoting and ticket issuance skills to Amadeus. This course also includes hotel and car reservations.

Detailed curriculum

Sign In / Out, agent work areas, help system, information system (AIS), encode and decode, time and date functions, PNR overview, basic PNR retrieval, PNR subfield display, flight availability, return availability, availability options, alliance availability, availability change options, availability access types, direct access availability, dual city pair availability, flight information, MCT, booking seats from availability, entering names, contacts, ticketing elements, enter a received-from element, build and end a complete PNR, remark and address elements, FF element, OSI/SSR elements, form of payment, commission element, changing and canceling PNR elements, cancel PNR elements, change contact and ticketing elements, change name elements, rebook itinerary segments, manually rearrange segments, changing segment status, seat maps and seat assignment, seating requests by type, seat maps and specific seat assignment, modify seating elements, displaying profiles, creating PNRs from profiles, modify profiles, PNR claim, passive segments, PNR duplication, fare displays, displaying fare notes and fare note categories, itinerary pricing, itinerary pricing for single and multiple passengers, stored itinerary pricing, fare elements, fare notes from itinerary pricing, cars, vehicle type codes, direct car sell, car location lists, car availability and rate displays, modifying and cancelling car segments, hotels, hotel location lists, hotel availability and bookings, hotel features displays, displaying specific categories of hotel features, hotel pricing displays, Queues, queue count, placing PNRs on queue, option element, queues access, remove PNRs from queue, delay PNRs from queue, ticket and invoice/itinerary printing, basic ticketing entry, optional ticketing qualifiers, electronic ticket record, invoice entries, invoice adjustment remarks

Assessment

There are 2 final assessments – skills and knowledge must be demonstrated.

Is it for you?

If you want to change jobs but need Amadeus GDS skills this course will convert you from one GDS to another in a shorter time than taking an entire course. It builds on your current knowledge and skills to convert you to a user of Amadeus.

What do I need?

Good English Skills and a genuine interest in the Travel and Tourism Industry plus previous knowledge of any global distribution system (also called a GDS) - Sabre or Galileo etc. Hayton College courses are accessed from a computer using the internet. Basic PC skills along with keyboarding skills are required to complete Hayton College courses.

My commitment

You must complete the Student Profile e-mailed after registration and include a photocopy of your photo ID. You must set aside several hours a week consistently over several months in order to complete the course successfully. You must take all Quizes, Drills and Exercises in the order in which they appear and keep in touch with your tutors throughout the course

Our commitment to you

Hayton College is dedicated to student support from the moment you register.

Students receive one to one e-mail support from an Industry Expert.

Hayton tutors and trainers all have relevant Industry and Training Experience

Hayton College offers its students:dedicated e-mail support, telephone and Skype support (at agreed times) if required, readiness checks prior to quizes plus additional prepared exercises where required.

For students requiring additional support, tutoring packages are also available.

What jobs can I do after

After successful completion you will be able to work with Amadeus with confidence knowing you can make reservations for clients, issue e-tickets, fare quote etc. Usually these jobs will be in airlines, tour wholesalers, ticket consolidators or as a travel agent / travel consultant.Introduction to the Travel & Tourism Industry to gain important background knowledge that will give you confidence at those all important job interviews.

Pre-requisites

Working knowledge of either Galileo, Sabre or Abacus Computer Reservation System (CRS/ GDS)

PC and keyboard skills are however, considered necessary for travel industry employment. To improve keyboard skills why not take a Typequick course?

System Requirements

Hayton College courses are accessed from a computer using the internet.

Minimum system requirements are:

Broadband internet connection

Recommended Pentium 4 or higher computer with 256mb RAM

Monitor at 1024 x 768 resolution or higher

Internet Explorer 6.1 and higher or Firefox 1.5 and higher (Firefox 2.0+ recommended)

How to Enrol

Use the "Enrol Now" button at the top of this page.

If you pay online (we also accept orders by fax) you'll be taken to a secure PayPal payments page where you confirm your course and enter your credit card details.

There are no additional fees or costs and we don't keep your credit card details on file. All our payments are processed by PayPal, so you can be confident in the security of your purchase.

Once your payment has been processed, you'll receive a confirmation email and, within 24 hours, an email with the access details on how to log in to your account and start your course.

ASSESSMENTS

Progressive online assessment in the form of Quizes, Exercises or Drills plus 2 final assessments that combine background knowledge with practical skills.

What will I learn on this course?

You will use your current knowledge of a GDS to learn the Amadeus formats required to encode and decode the world's airports, cities, aircraft, airlines and more. You will learn to check for availability of airline seats, hotel rooms and car rental vehicles, how to fare quote, store fares, issue e-tickets, access queues.

Pre-requisites

Working knowledge of either Galileo, Sabre or Abacus Computer Reservation System (CRS/ GDS)

PC and keyboard skills are however, considered necessary for travel industry employment. To improve keyboard skills why not take a Typequick course?

System Requirements

Hayton College courses are accessed from a computer using the internet.

Minimum system requirements are:

Broadband internet connection

Recommended Pentium 4 or higher computer with 256mb RAM

Monitor at 1024 x 768 resolution or higher

Internet Explorer 6.1 and higher or Firefox 1.5 and higher (Firefox 2.0+ recommended)

How to Enrol

Use the "Enrol Now" button at the top of this page.

If you pay online (we also accept orders by fax) you'll be taken to a secure PayPal payments page where you confirm your course and enter your credit card details.

There are no additional fees or costs and we don't keep your credit card details on file. All our payments are processed by PayPal, so you can be confident in the security of your purchase.

Once your payment has been processed, you'll receive a confirmation email and, within 24 hours, an email with the access details on how to log in to your account and start your course.

ASSESSMENTS

Progressive online assessment in the form of Quizes, Exercises or Drills plus 2 final assessments that combine background knowledge with practical skills.