Travel and Tourism Courses

Galileo is the world's most widely used computerised reservation system (GDS). It is used by travel agents and airlines worldwide to make instant -reservations for flights, car hire and hotels. This part-time proficiency course is held 1 evening per week for 12 weeks and leads to a GDS qualification, which is essential for those who want to work in the airline industry. The course is held on Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm for 12 weeks.

  • About the Course

    The course uses a computer based learning package. Your tutor will introduce you to Galileo and what can be done with it. You will then be able to work at your own speed. This programme uses real examples from airlines and airports around the world and consists of introductions to a subject, exercises and mini tests.

    You will use learning materials, both on-line and hard copy. Tutors are present throughout each session to provide help when required and to ensure that you progress satisfactorily. Your tutors have experience in the field of travel. If something new appears on your screen they will use real examples to explain how and why the system works. The review sessions on the screen allow you to see just how well you are doing.

  • Additional Costs

    Additional Fees

  • Entry Requirements
    There are no formal entry requirements although keyboarding skills would be an advantage. Ideally you should have done the Airfares & Ticketing level 1 course.

    If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Progression

    Employment with a travel agent or an airline.

  • Assessment Method

    On satisfactory completion of a written exam you will be awarded a college certificate.

Course Info

Courses for Adults 19+

Course Fee £246.00

Part Time

Level 3

Location Isleworth

Start Date 21/04/2020

Galileo Certificate

Balwant Dhaliwal
Lecturer in Travel & Tourism and Aviation

“Travel and Tourism is an exciting industry to be in. It’s very dynamic and forever evolving. My background is working for major tour operators and luxury hotels in front of house operations.”

Balwant Dhaliwal
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