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  • Effort

    50 learning hours

  • Modules

    1 module

  • Exam Dates

    Feb 2019
    Jun 2019
    Sep 2019
    Dec 2019

  • Important

    Registration Dates and Tuition Fees (which are separate to the exam fees) are set by your Training Provider.

The short course in VA-1 Fares and Ticketing by Virgin Atlantic is an industry-standard travel training programme from Virgin Atlantic and the GTMC (Guild of Travel Management Companies). Launched in 2003, this qualification provides a great foundation by setting the standard in training for people who want to enhance their travel industry skills or join the travel industry.

Admission Requirements

  • The qualification has been designed to allow open access to all candidates.

Course Modules

VA-1

  • Define IATA geographical areas and Global Routing Indicators.
  • Calculate fares applying the fundamental principles of the mileage system.
  • Identify differing fare types and their characteristics.
  • Select the lowest applicable fare for point to point itineraries with reference to fare rules.
  • Interpret various airline codings.
  • Construct fares using NUCs and the IATA Rates of Exchange for a range of currencies.
  • Identify all automated tickets, from tickets to ATBs and OPTAT/TAT and interpret all relevant information.
  • Interpret all MPDs/MCOs.

Assessments & Exams

Exams

  • VA-1

What You Get

ITHSA Module Completion Certificate

CTH Programme Certificate

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INDUSTRY RECOGNITION & UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

Our Management Programmes in Tourism and Hospitality, Culinary Programmes and Professional Skills short courses are endorsed by important industry figures and brands, including Gordon Ramsay and his Tante Marie Culinary Academy, Virgin Atlantic, the Star Alliance, Sabre and many more.