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IATA-International Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma PDF Print E-mail

Spread your wings in the travel industry and be employable anywhere in the world

The world child
  • Do you want to obtain an internationally recognised qualification in travel consultancy?

Prospective Careers:

  • Recreation Manager
  • Tourism Manager
  • Travel Agent



Who will issue your certificate?

Once you've completed your study with Speciss College and passed the International Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma exams, you'll be awarded the IATA/UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma. That's the top rung of the ladder of IATA/UFTAA qualifications.

Air transport is one of the most dynamic industries in the world. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is its global trade organization.

Over 200 million people work in the travel and tourism industry worldwide. IATA's International Travel & Tourism Training Programme is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to maximise career opportunities in this rapidly expanding industry.

From entry-level travel agent basics to senior management for agencies or tour operations, each course leads to an IATA qualification, recognised internationally by the travel industry.


Entry requirements for this course

To register for the IATA/UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma, you must have passed the Foundation Diploma, and you must have good skills in Mathematics and English.


What will you learn? (the syllabus)

This is what you'll study in the IATA/UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma:

Travel Environment

  • Geography in Travel Planning 2


  • Land Transport - Rail 2
  • Land Transport - Bus and Coach
  • Accommodation (other than hotels)
  • Water Transport - Cruises and Private Charter
  • Tour Packages 2
Support Services
  • Law and Regulations 1
  • Selling Skills

Air Fares and Ticketing

  • Air fares and Ticketing 2

Electronic Booking Tools (CD - ROM)

What exams will you write?

Exams are held in March and September each year. You will register for your exams with the Exams Officer at Speciss College.

Please talk to the Exams Officer to find out when fees are due.

When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You must purchase the IATA/UFTAA Study Kit before the start of the course, through Speciss College. Please discuss this with the Director of Studies: Business School.

You'll need to bring your own notebooks and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops.


Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

Similar courses which you can study at Speciss College include banking, management, marketing, finance, administration, purchasing, salesmanship and computer skills.

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