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For Students who have passed the high-school (secondary-school) general exams as well those who have not passed them.
Aims of the course
  • To develop language skills to keep pace with the job market in the area of tourism and airport administration.
  • To acquire the expertise and knowledge required for the processes of touristic marketing.
  • To learn the basics and technicalities of air freight and the relevant laws and regulations, and know about the bill of lading.
  • To learn how to deal with travel tickets, the rules of booking and issuing air tickets via Galileo system.
  • To learn tourism skills in terms of organizing and pricing tourism, reckoning its cost, and the manner of dealing with the trip's various passengers.
Job opportunities after graduation
  • Air freight companies and customs clearance.
  • Tourism and travel bureaus inside and outside Jordan.
  • Domestic and international airways.
  • Aircraft steward in domestic and international airways.
  • Touristic guide and escort to touristic groups.
  • Period of the training diploma
  • Two semesters covering 400 hours.
Certificate of training diploma in the administration of airports and tourism and travel bureaus
  • At the end of training, the student earns the following certificates in Arabic and English from the University of Petra. These certificates are to be ratified by the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research:
  • Level-one certificate entitled Training Diploma in Airport Administration, 200 training hours.
  • Level-two certificate entitled Training Diploma in Tourism and Travel Bureau Administration, 200 training hours.
Subjects of the training diploma
Tourism and Travel Bureau Administration                                                    
Airport Administration
·         Booking, sales, and ticket issuance, Amadius system
·         Computer skills
·         Organizing programs and touristic trips
·         Aeronautics terminology
·         Agent service
·         Administrating and marketing in airways, and tourism and travel bureaus
·         English language
·         Section of airport land and air traffic
·         Field training (according to the student’s choice of the place)
·         Air services: qualifying male and female stewards
·         Agents of air freight and customs clearance
  • Free transportation to and from the university.
  • Discounts for the brothers of students enrolled in the university and of employees working with the university.
  • Free course in English language.
  • Field training can be done at the end of the study period.
  • Study is supported with modern training equipment and requirements for the field training.
  • Advanced payment of the fees and the rest can be paid in installments.
Procedures for registration and accreditation
  • Photocopy of the civil status identity card for Jordanians.
  • Three personal photographs.
  • 400 Jordanian Dinars as advanced payment.
  • Photocopy of passport and photocopies of residence card for Non-Jordanians.
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