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Introduction to the BSP System and Language - E-Learning - English

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Learn how the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) works and how it benefits a travel agency. This course will enable travel agent users to describe the BSP system and how it works; explain the benefits of being a BSP travel agency; identify BSP participants and explain their roles; identify the steps in reporting airline ticket transactions; find information on BSP procedures; and learn common BSP terms and definitions.

This e-learning module is part of a new six-module course: IATA BSP Essentials for Travel Agents

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Understand the basics of the BSP system
  • Reference BSP terms and definitions
  • Explain the BSP reporting process
  • Report sales through the BSP

Course format

  • This self-study eLearning course requires approximately 2 hours of study, to be completed within 6 months.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Key topics

  • BSP introduction
  • BSP language
  • BSP participants
  • BSP ticket issuance, reporting and remittance process
  • BSP reference material

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Accountants
  • Travel agents
  • Agency managers
  • Back-office personnel

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Distance Learning Exams, and check the Distance Learning - Course edition list for exams.

  • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions
  • Number of questions: 25
  • Time Allowance: 2 hours
  • Passing Grade: 70% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 1

Additional information

About IATA eLearning Training

  • This self-study eLearning course delivers comprehensive instruction to busy aviation and travel industry professionals.
  • eLearning is a quick and flexible training method providing learner-friendly materials that allow you to learn using short, interactive modules.
  • Write your exam online at a time that is convenient to you.
  • Order online to receive access to this course on our eLearning platform.
  • You may enrol at an IATA Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer.

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