- Subject Area
- Travel, Tourism & Aviation
- Age Group
(Full Time - 1 year)
(Full Time - 1 year)
Designed specifically for anyone who wants to fly the skies in an air cabin crew role, this Level 2 Diploma will help prepare you for a career in this industry, giving you the broad range of knowledge, skills and expertise you’ll need for this demanding role.
As a member of the cabin crew you will of course focus on how to make passengers feel comfortably on a plane and how to complete a range of regular service duties during each flight. But you’ll also be introduced to the diverse nature of the role and learn all about the cabin crew tasks that you don’t normally see.
You’ll be taught by a highly experienced team of staff that includes many ex-cabin crew, with hands-on, sector-specific knowledge of the industry. You’ll learn all about airline emergency procedures and health, safety and security policies, as well as focusing on the terminology you’ll need to know to be successful, including phonetics, international time, aircraft types, and airport abbreviations.
We are also proud to be an official member of the Institute of Travel and Tourism.
To enrol on this Level 2 Diploma to help you become Air Cabin Crew, you are required to have 4 GCSE’s grades D or higher including English or Maths (Grade 3) or attainment at level 1
Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements
How will I be assessed?
You’ll be assessed throughout the whole year-long course using a range of methods, including presentations, written coursework, controlled assignments and role plays, practical demonstrations and observed workshops.
You may also be required to tread water and take part in emergency evacuation drills in line with airline training protocol. A part of the course also involves completing work experience and taking part in extra-curricular activities like volunteering, which can include evenings and weekends.
Continuing Your Journey
After completing this course, you may want to broaden your skills and enhance your career opportunities further by progressing onto the Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism with us here at The Manchester College.
With this qualification, you’ll be able to apply for a number of different roles in the travel and tourism industry, with many students going on to work as air cabin crew for a number of different airlines, or as passenger service agents within an airport. Link to Careers
Fees, Finance & Funding
This course is free for 16-18 year olds who have just left school, but if you don’t fall into this category, depending on your age and circumstances, you might need to pay tuition fees.
There may also be additional costs involved with this course, including uniforms, external training, and optional trips and visits. Our fees, finance and funding page has lots of information about the different kinds of financial support available to help you afford college, including special grants, bursaries, credits, and loans. Fees, Funding and Finance
Got a question?
If there’s anything at all you’d like to know about this course at The Manchester College, we have a dedicated Course Enquiries team standing by to answer your questions.
They can tell you more about the course or the application process, help you understand finance or career options, or just tell you about life on campus. Just get in touch, and ask away! Link to Enquiries
I'm now training with Ryanair in Bratislava. I have a guaranteed position for 12 months and the opportunity to become a lead cabin supervisor.
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