The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the world organization of scheduled airlines, founded in 1945 which is concerned with the development regulation of air transportation industry.

The IATA / UFTAA International Travel Agents Training program was established to meet the growing demand for well trained staff in the Travel Industry and is now available almost all over the world. The IATA / UFTAA Diploma, has become a brand in the travel industry and guarantees excellent standards in training, gaining worldwide recognition and acceptance as a high quality product. It is important for anyone wishing to upgrade his / her professional competence or start a career in the travel industry

Who Can Enroll?

  • Anyone that wish to make a career in the travel/air cargo industry,
  • Personnel who are already in these fields and who wish to upgrade their knowledge and competence,
  • Personnel of large companies that deal with travel/cargo arrangement,

Basic Criterion:

  • Anyone who had successfully completed secondary school or equivalent.
  • Good understanding of written English, World Geography and Basic Mathematics.

GAA takes care of all measures related to application, conscription and supply of the study kit. Just fill in the application form and hand it over along with the bank draft of the fee applicable, to us. Now sit back and relax! GAA will send your application and remittance to the IATA Training Center at Montreal. GAA will follow up on your application and get your training kit and Exam Ticket containing your PIN or Personal Identification Number. You can also benefit of our intensive coaching to prepare for the examinations.

Examination Process:

The IATA / UFTAA Foundation course exams are held every year in March and September. Students must enroll at least three months preceding examination. The exams must be taken within the registration period. The exam is conducted on one day only.

   Course Outline

The course contents are as follows:

  • Geography in Travel Planning – 1
  • The business environment of the travel & tourism industry
  • Travel Formalities
  • Land Transport- Rail 
  • Land Transport- Car and Camper
  • Hotels
  • Water Transport Ferries & Cruise 1 
  • Air Transport Essentials 
  • Customer Service 
  • CTour Packages – 1
  • Technology in the Travel Industry – 1
  • Air Fares & Ticketing – 1
  • Air Fares and Ticketing
  • GDS Electronic Booking Tools (CD-ROM*)



Course is available in classroom lecture & practical based training


  • O’ Level Certificate (WAEC, NECO, GCE)
  • Higher Certificate (OND,NCE,HND,BSc)
  • Excellent english skills and any other language.



The training program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in travel and tourism industry as well as for junior travel consultants, airline personnel, tour operators who deal regularly with travel agents and travel agencies to meet one of the requirements towards becoming IATA accredited agencies.


The Foundation Level provides students with vast knowledge of the travel and tourism industry, the demonstration and experimentation of the travel professional’s role, the importance of meeting customer expectations as well the role of technology in the travel industry.

Upon successful completion of the examination, candidates will be qualified holder of the IATA/ UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Foundation Diploma and will be entitled to add the designation DTTF (Diploma in Travel and Tourism Foundations) after your name.


Course fees:

IATA Registration, Examination and Certificate: $ 350

Training fee: #75000