There are many interesting and exciting career opportunities within the airline industry. This Air Cabin Crew and Ground Operations course will give you status to seek employment as a member of air cabin crew or other hospitality industries such as cruise line staff, luxury trains and ground crew work.

This qualification is equivalent to 5 GCSEs, is widely recognised by industry and taught within a grade 1, award winning department.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

At the end of this course you will be equipped to apply for jobs within the airline and hospitality industry. You will  be given advice, guidance and help on how and when to apply for airline positions.

What jobs can I get? 

This excellent training programme provides you with relevant skills and qualifications. You will have access to staff with airline experience, and the use of cabin crew training facilities. The course provides a realistic environment to demonstrate the skills needed for a career as a cabin crew member or working on the ground at an airport.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Opportunity to shadow at a local airport, together with visiting an Airline Training rig.

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SHL2FX02CD 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

The fee for this course is £450 for 18 - 19yr olds to include uniform, ed visits as well as additional qualifications in first aid, customer service and food hygiene all vital for future employment.

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course content

Course Content 

You should have excellent communications skills, good leadership potential and a cheerful nature. Knowledge of a foreign language is desirable but not essential. This course is suitable for mature learners aged 18+ considering a career change and is a two term programme beginning in September.

The subjects studied include:

• Role of Air Cabin Crew
• Safety and Emergency procedures on board and on the ground
• Interview techniques 
•  First Aid at Work
• Food and Drink Service VRQ2
• Level 2 Food Safety

During the course you will be required to wear an airline style uniform for some training aspects and you will be subject to the same discipline that an airline would impose. You will have access to staff with airline experience, the use of cabin crew training facilities and a swimming assessment.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

2 Terms

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Business, Digital, Leadership & ESOL - Business & Finance

More about the course 

This qualification in Air Cabin Crew and Ground Operations will allow you to build the knowledge and skills to enter this very exciting and fast paced industry and can help you get your first job working as part of a cabin crew or on the ground at an airport. There is a very high level of support for this course. Every student will have regular, frequent contact with a personal tutor who will coach you through what is required and explain any difficulties

Duration 

2 Terms

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds