Galileo – Expert

This package provides you with comprehensive training in the Galileo GDS system (and saves you £150+ if you bought all courses seperately).

It is suitable for beginners as well as those with some prior knowledge of GDS and will provide you with an expert level of knowledge in the Galileo GDS.

This expert course covers the follow subject is great detail:

– Airline Reservations (parts 1 & 2)
– Automatic Fares & Ticketing
– Car Hire
– Hotel Reservations
– TIMATIC

The course covers the SAME subjects as our 45 hour ‘Introduction’ course but in more detail and with more examples and exercises.

Subjects covered:

Airline Reservations

Lesson 1 – Course Intro, System Access to Galileo, Encode/Decode
Lesson 2 – Retrieving, displaying and ignoring BFs
Lesson 3 – Displaying optional BF fields
Exercise 1 – Work with 5 BFs
Quiz 1 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 1-3
Lesson 4 – Timetable Displays
Lesson 5 – Flight Availability, Flight Details, Codeshares, Airline Alliances and LCCs
Lesson 6 – Selling from availability
Exercise 2 – Display flight information
Quiz 2 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 4-6
Lesson 7 – Passenger names and phone numbers
Lesson 8 – Received-from and ticketing fields
Lesson 9 – Building a complete BF and ending a transaction
Lesson 10 – Change, delete passenger data; cancel itinerary segments
Exercise 3 – Create, modify 5 BFs
Quiz 3 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 7-10
Lesson 11 – Creating optional BF fields
Lesson 12 – Creating additional optional BF fields
Lesson 13 – Service Information Field
Lesson 14 – Changing and deleting optional BF items
Exercise 4 – Create 5 BFs
Quiz 4 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 11-14
Lesson 15 – Advanced flight availability
Lesson 16 – Follow-up advanced flight availability
Lesson 17 – Last seat availability
Lesson 18 – Carrier Specific Availability
Exercise 5 – Create 5 BFs
Quiz 5 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 15-18
Lesson 19 – Miscellaneous segment entries
Lesson 20 – Secured, Guaranteed, Super Guaranteed, Standard and Request Sell
Exercise 6 – Create, change 5 BFs
Quiz 6 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 19-20
Lesson 21 – Cancel and rebook and insert segments
Lesson 22 – Inserting passenger data
Lesson 23 – Dividing a party
Exercise 7 – Work with 3 BFs
Quiz 7 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 21-23
Lesson 24 – Advanced Seat Reservations
Lesson 25 – Seat Configuration and Availability Maps
Lesson 26 – Assign, Change, Cancel Seats
Exercise 8 – Seat assignments
Quiz 8 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 24-26
Lesson 27 – Introduction to Queues
Lesson 28 – Review BF Items, Queue Placement
Lesson 29 – Change Segment Status, Work through Queues
Lesson 30 – Queue Practice
Exercise 9 – Work through queues
Quiz 9 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 27-30
Lesson 31 – Display Profiles
Lesson 32 – Move Profiles
Lesson 33 – Build Profiles
Lesson 34 – BF history
Lesson 35 – Miscellaneous Galileo functions
Lesson 36 – Galileo Information Sources
Exercise 10 – Creating BFs using Client Files
Quiz 10 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 31-35
Exam 1 – Final Assessment Exam
Exam 1 – Final Assessment Exam – Alternative Exam
Emulator – Galileo Emulator

Automated Fares and Ticketing

Lesson 1 – Basic fare quotes and Best Buy entries
Lesson 2 – Fare quotes with segment and passenger selection
Lesson 3 – No stopover, selling/ticketing country, and sale date modifiers
Lesson 4 – Working with filed fares
Exercise 1 – Practice of the entries taught in Lessons 1-4
Quiz 1 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 1-4
Lesson 5 – Ticketing modifiers
Lesson 6 – Ticketing
Lesson 7 – Ticketing BFs from queue
Exercise 2 – Practice of the entries taught in Lessons 5-7
Quiz 2 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 5-7
Lesson 8 – Basic fare displays
Lesson 9 – Additional fare displays
Lesson 10 – North American fare displays
Quiz 3 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 8-10
Lesson 11 – Fare notes
Lesson 12 – Fare components and notes
Lesson 13 – Ticket Exchange and Refund
Quiz 4 – Questions on the material taught in Lessons 11-12
Exam 2 – Final Assessment Exam
Exam 2 – Final Assessment Exam – Alternative Exam
Emulator – Galileo Emulator

Car Reservations

Lesson 1 – Car Index Displays
Lesson 2 – Encode/Decode Car Vendors, Vehicle Type Codes
Exercise 1 – Two exercises on researching car information
Quiz 1 – Questions on Lessons 1 and 2
Lesson 3 – Low-to-High Car Availability
Lesson 4 – Direct Car Availability
Lesson 5 – Book Cars
Exercise 1 – Practice making car bookings
Quiz 2 – Questions on Lessons 3-5
Lesson 6 – Reference Points, Car Availability Modifiers
Lesson 7 – More Car Availability Modifiers
Lesson 8 – Car Update Entries
Exercise 2 – Ten exercises on making car bookings
Quiz 3 – Questions on Lessons 6-8
Lesson 9 – Optional Fields in Car Sell Entries
Lesson 10 – Car Segment Modification
Exercise 3 – Five exercises on making car bookings
Quiz 4 – Questions on Lessons 9 and 10
Lesson 11 – Car Rules
Lesson 12 – Car Description Displays
Quiz 5 – Questions on Lessons 11 and 12
Exam 3 – Final proficiency review of the material covered in Module 3
Emulator – Galileo Emulator

Hotel Reservations

Lesson 1 – HOI, HOA and HOC Displays
Lesson 2 – Hotel Rules Displays, Book a Room
Exercise 1 – Practice booking hotel rooms
Quiz 1 – Questions on Lessons 1 and 2
Lesson 3 – Miscellaneous HOA Entries
Lesson 4 – Hotel Search Qualifiers
Exercise 2 – Practice booking hotel rooms
Quiz 2 – Questions on Lessons 3 and 4
Lesson 5 – Hotel Display Modifications and Description Displays
Lesson 6 – Hotel Optional Fields
Lesson 7 – Hotel Segment Modification
Exercise 3 – Practice booking hotel rooms
Quiz 3 – Questions on Lessons 5 through 7
Exam 4 – Final proficiency review of the material covered in Module 4
Emulator – Galileo Emulator

Timatic

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Timatic, Course Outline
Lesson 2 – The Full Text Database
Lesson 3 – Specific Database, Visa and Health Info by Itinerary
Quiz 1 – Questions on the material covered in Lessons 1-3
Lesson 4 – Timatic City and Country Code Tables and Group Lists
Lesson 5 – Timatic Rules and News
Lesson 6 – Timatic Help
Lesson 7 – Displaying Timatic Information from a BF
Quiz 2 – Questions on the material covered in Lessons 4-7
Exam 5 – Final Assessment Exam
Emulator – Galileo Emulator

Included in the course:

– Galileo account creation
– 6 months access to your Galileo account
– 70 hours allocated time to complete your course within the 6 months access period
– 70+ lessons + 13 exercises + 24 quizzes + 5 final exams
– Free certificate*
– Technical support

Additional information:

– You need more hours to take and pass your course? OTT offers packages of 5 or 10 additional hours that you can buy directly online!
– And if you haven’t finished your course within 6 months? Don’t worry, you can buy an extra 3 months access by contacting OTT at [email protected]
– All the courses and exams are online, there is no software to install, you only need internet access!

– Please allow for 48 hours to receive your login details after you have purchased the course.

* We are an approved reseller of the Viasinc GDS training programme and therefore we are authorised to issue certificates for Galileo. You need to pass the first five final exams with 85% or above 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.

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