Why us
Blue Whale Academy's Courses Comprise Indian and
International Certifications

Why Us

Why does the travel and tourism industry value certifications?

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries of present times and has a large potential for absorbing many new employees in the future. India has immense potential for tourism development and therefore, training of human resources, has become imperative.

Blue Whale's courses are designed to serve this very end. They are planned in a manner, so that the full potential of the student is tapped into and a foundation is created for him or her, to gain a foothold in the industry and secure a job.

Apart from theory and practical training, these courses also consist of personality grooming modules for students to develop the right attitude and brace everyday challenges at work. As a result of the all-encompassing instruction given to students, they find it easy to gain employment quickly. Their demand too, continues to increase rapidly, with the travel and tourism sector gaining precedence in size.

What importance does an international certification hold across the world?

International certifications stand for a hallmark of quality and credibility in all aspects of academic life, as well as in career support and other student services. It helps students find jobs swiftly and develop a global network of industry contacts. Such international certifications, are valued by employers across the world and give an impetus to the students' careers as well as prospects of pursuing higher education.

Why a certified course is a great way to begin your career ?

Certification courses helps students develop a wide set of skills, helping them garner a holistic understanding of the demand of their jobs. These programs are job-focused and employers can be assured that those who have pursued these certificate courses, have mastered a broad spectrum of skills that shall make them successful practitioners of services related to the travel and tourism industry.

Because these programs are job-focused, employers are assured that those have pursued these certifications, have mastered the full range of skills required to be successful in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Here's a summary of how our professional certification programs help:

  • They help gain insights that help fulfill real-world job responsibilities.
  • They help build leadership skills that aid in gaining a better understanding of project management and business processes.

Career Planning and Placement Assistance

Blue Whale helps its students plan their careers effectively and give them clear direction. Here we detail as to how this benefits.

Helps gain milestones quickly

Career planning helps chart a distinct trajectory of reaching milestones. It is crucial to reaching professional goals and giving a clear direction as to where an individual want to be headed in the future, in relation to honing his work-related skills and abilities.

Charting the right direction for career, also helps in defining its purpose and finding a balance between work and personal aspirations.

The following are the steps we take to give incentive to the career-goals of our students.

Placement Assistance Process:
  • Resume writing
  • Mock interview
  • Feedback discussion
  • Guidance for suitable profile
  • Interview scheduling
  • Final process
Personality Development:
  • Basic grooming and body language
  • Being confident
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Role play related to the service industry
CV Development:
  • Structure and content
  • Interview skills
Group Discussion:

Participation and mediating

Time Management
Presentation Skills

Indian Certifications:

The University Grants Commission (UGC)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in accordance to the UGC Act 1956[1] under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education. It provides recognition to universities in India. Blue Whale's degrees are conferred by one such university under the UGC.

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a one-of-a-kind public-private partnership in India, under the Ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship. It aims to promote skill development in various segments by catalyzing the creation of large, quality vocational institutions. Blue Whale is one of these recognized Training Partners under the scheme by the Govt. of India and conducts specific career oriented training progress vetted by the THSC (Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council).

International Certifications:

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality is UK’s leading professional awarding body for qualifications in the specialist growing hospitality and tourism sector worldwide. Over the last 30 years, CTH has focused on developing and adding value to careers in the industry globally. CTH was established in 1982 as a specialist professional body in the UK to focus on the training needs of new entrants to the hospitality and tourism industries. CTH is approved and regulated by Ofqual and registered on the UK’s National Qualification Framework. Ofqual is the new regulator of qualifications, exams and tests in England.

Virgin Atlantic:

The Virgin Atlantic / GTMC Fares & Ticketing courses, have been developed by some of the travel industry’s top course writers. The result is a fresh, contemporary approach and a thoroughness, for which Virgin Atlantic is famous. The objective is to provide training programs, leading to valuable qualifications that demonstrate professional competence on the part of the holder.

These are qualifications that not only improve the promotion and employment prospects of the student, but also help build staff-skills' base that ensure the long-term, continued expansion of the wider tourism and travel sectors.

Launched in 2003, the courses set the standard in manual Fares & Ticketing training for people who want to enhance their travel industry skills or join the travel industry.

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