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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Book and issue Documentation for Point-to- Point Air Travel 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7939  Book and issue Documentation for Point-to- Point Air Travel 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality,Tourism,Travel, Leisure and Gaming 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2009-11-03  2011-07-31  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2012-07-31   2015-07-31  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Each person issuing air travel documents should meet the IATA regulations and be professional, accurate and efficient. The customers needs are taken into account in supplying the best possible service. The attitude, positive body language and good communication of the consultant contribute to customer satisfaction. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
None 

UNIT STANDARD OUTCOME HEADER 
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding: 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding: 
OUTCOME NOTES 
1. Describe general rules, restrictions and cancellation clauses of air tickets.

2. State the reasons for entering specific information on the air ticket. (Range of specific information: customer name, Identity number, flight number, flight times).

3. Explain codesharing between airlines and describe an example of it.

4. Explain the consequences of supplying the customer with inaccurate information/ documentation.

5. Explain details of the Frequent Flyer scheme.

6. Describe the facilities available on board any standard aircraft.

7. Explain the uses of CCCF's.

8. Describe the legal implications when tickets are lost, mutilated, altered or used by a person other than the passenger named on the ticket.

9. Explain the reasons why tickets may not be altered or transferred once issued.

10. Explain the use of revalidation stickers.

11. Describe air travel confidentiality issues and explain the reason confidentiality is important.

12. Describe company procedures for storage of ticket stock and explain the importance of security regarding the ticket stock.

13. Describe the process involving Q's and explain the reasons for using Q's.

14. Explain the company procedures for the presentation of travel documents and explain reasons for the presentation.

1.5. Explain the importance of refund notices and refund applications 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding: 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
1. Describe general rules, restrictions and cancellation clauses of air tickets

.2 State the reasons for entering specific information on the air ticket. (Range of specific information: customer name, Identity number, flight number, flight times).

3. Explain codesharing between airlines and describe an example of it.

4. Explain the consequences of supplying the customer with inaccurate information/ documentation.

5. Explain details of the Frequent Flyer scheme.

6. Describe the facilities available on board any standard aircraft.

7. Explain the uses of CCCF's.

8.Describe the legal implications when tickets are lost, mutilated, altered or used by a person other than the passenger named on the ticket.

9. Explain the reasons why tickets may not be altered or transferred once issued.

10. Explain the use of revalidation stickers.

11. Describe air travel confidentiality issues and explain the reason confidentiality is important.

12. Describe company procedures for storage of ticket stock and explain the importance of security regarding the ticket stock.

13. Describe the process involving Q's and explain the reasons for using Q's.

14. Explain the company procedures for the presentation of travel documents and explain reasons for the presentation.

15.= Explain the importance of refund notices and refund applications 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Demonstrated ability to make decisions about practice and to act accordingly: 
OUTCOME NOTES 
16. Provide Information on air travel products and services to the customer in accordance with their identified needs.

17. Enter details regarding Frequent Flyer schemes on the booking sheet. (Range of information: Frequent Flyer number, seating preferences)

18. Demonstrate the upping, loading and aligning of the ticket printer.

19. Make the bookings based on customer needs. (Range of customer needs: prepaid tariff amounts, frequent flyer entries and special requests)

.20. Process payments for tickets and issue documentation. (Range of payment: cash, cheque, MPDs & CCCFs).

21. Issue tickets using the correct paper; tear out specified copy and stick coupons inside ticket according to company policy. (Range of coupons: agent, audit, flight, void and passenger coupons).

22. Enter ticket information on a booking card and file according to IATA and company policy.

23. Offer alternatives if the customer's request cannot be met and explain reasons for offering particular alternatives.

24. Given a situation where the CRS is not available, decide whether to move over to a manual system or wait until the system is restored and explain why.

25. Issue tickets manually, including the filing of coupons and reporting

.26. Given a conflict situation, decide whether to deal with the situation directly or to contact someone else in the organisation and explain why.

27. In the event of a ticket printer jam, decide whether to void a ticket and to re-sequence the printer, and explain why.

28. Given specific changes in a customer's flight requirements, make the necessary adjustments.

29. Given a particular flight, use the CRS system to establish the aircraft type and seating configuration

. 30. Given changes in prices or flight details from airlines, decide what adjustments are necessary and what other steps to be taken.

31. Given a cancellation by the customer, process a refund notice and refund application. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Demonstrated ability to make decisions about practice and to act accordingly: 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
16. Provide Information on air travel products and services to the customer in accordance with their identified needs.

17. Enter details regarding Frequent Flyer schemes on the booking sheet. (Range of information: Frequent Flyer number, seating preferences)

18. Demonstrate the upping, loading and aligning of the ticket printer.

19. Make the bookings based on customer needs. (Range of customer needs: prepaid tariff amounts, frequent flyer entries and special requests).

20. Process payments for tickets and issue documentation. (Range of payment: cash, cheque, MPDs & CCCFs).

21. Issue tickets using the correct paper; tear out specified copy and stick coupons inside ticket according to company policy. (Range of coupons: agent, audit, flight, void and passenger coupons).

22. Enter ticket information on a booking card and file according to IATA and company policy.

23. Offer alternatives if the customer's request cannot be met and explain reasons for offering particular alternatives.

24. Given a situation where the CRS is not available, decide whether to move over to a manual system or wait until the system is restored and explain why.

25. Issue tickets manually, including the filing of coupons and reporting.

26. Given a conflict situation, decide whether to deal with the situation directly or to contact someone else in the organisation and explain why

.27. In the event of a ticket printer jam, decide whether to void a ticket and to re-sequence the printer, and explain why.

28. Given specific changes in a customer's flight requirements, make the necessary adjustments.

29. Given a particular flight, use the CRS system to establish the aircraft type and seating configuration.

30. Given changes in prices or flight details from airlines, decide what adjustments are necessary and what other steps to be taken.

31. Given a cancellation by the customer, process a refund notice and refund application.Demonstrate 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Demonstrated ability to learn from our actions and to adapt performance : 
OUTCOME NOTES 
32. Describe the way air bookings and documentation in a retail travel agency differs from a wholesale tour operator. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Demonstrated ability to learn from our actions and to adapt performance : 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
32. Describe the way air bookings and documentation in a retail travel agency differs from a wholesale tour operator. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.

2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be registered with the FE/HE Registrar.

3. Any institution wishing to receive skill development grants must be accredited with the relevant ETQA.

Such an institution will also be registered with the relevant SETA.

4. Moderation of assessment will be done by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Embedded knowledge and Critical cross-field outcomes have been included within the specific outcomes category. This has been done as it was deemed necessary to ensure holistic assessment occurred.

The specific outcomes can be applied in a range of contexts. Many of the outcomes have been written in such a way that competence must be demonstrated in the context as opposed to in isolation from a context.

The specific outcomes are comparable to outcomes used internationally.

We therefore structured outcomes using the format noun + verb + condition (modifying phrase)Specific outcomes have been split into three categoriesa) knowledge and understanding (what the learner must know and understand)b) decision-making and acting (what the learner must do)c) adapting performance ( including reflexive competence)In many instances there are more than six specific outcomes, as the inclusion of critical cross-field outcomes and embedded knowledge has increased the number of specific outcomes.

If competencies are to be clustered in a meaningful way, then these unit standards cannot be split. 


UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
1. Arrange or create an environment in which the learner can be fairly assessed against the outcomes.? There are no restrictions on where this unit standard may be assessed

2. Evaluate the learner's ability to meet the outcomes.?

This unit can be assessed by using observation, case studies, written tests or discussion with the candidate.?

It is recommended that this unit standard be assessed in conjunction with other unit standards.

3. Provide specific feedback to the learner on assessments and the learner's ability to meet the outcomes.

4. Complete the declaration of competence and inform the appropriate ETQA once the learner has demonstrated the ability to meet all the outcomes.

5. Counsel the learner on future assessments, necessary learning and further qualifications. 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
1. Essential embedded knowledge is dealt with under the specific outcomes section where "demonstrated KNOWLEDGE and UNDERSTANDING" is required.

2. Range statements are included with specific outcomes as necessary.

3. The following critical cross-field outcomes are covered in this unit standard under the specific outcomes section.

They are not assessed directly, but are assessed holistically through the outcomes as indicated.?

Identify and solve problems?

Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  61597   National Certificate: General Travel  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Core  14122   National Diploma: Retail Travel  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
Core  14118   National Diploma: Wholesale Travel  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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