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Air Cabin Crew Diploma - Level 2 at Crawley College

Course description

If you love meeting people, delivering great service and sorting problems, all with a smile on your face, you’re perfectly poised for a career as an air cabin crew member. You’ll gain the customer service, first aid and food service skills you need to travel the world in this exciting sector.

Some of the practical assessments will take place in a standard aircraft flight mock-up and written assignments make up the other part of the qualification.

GCSE Maths and English will be integrated into your studies and assessed within the programme of study. You will be required to wear the cabin crew uniform at all times.

Every learner at Central Sussex College who is under 19 will undertake a personal Study Programme designed to develop them academically, practically and personally. Study Programmes contain 3 essential elements:

  • Subject Course – Vocational or chosen Academic subject, usually studied for 12 – 16 hours a week.
  • English and Maths – Every learner will work towards Level 2 English and Maths (C grade equivalent). Learners who have achieved a Grade C will extend their English and Maths.
  • 3E – Our own brand of specific entrepreneurship, enterprise and employability training.

You will have specific time in your timetable for each of the three elements above and you will be expected to attend all elements throughout the year.  Study programmes are designed to help you meet your maximum potential and progress to the next level of study of into work. 

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade D, including English or maths. You also need to meet the airline requirement of being able to swim 25 metres unaided.

One of the requirements set by the airlines is that your weight should be in proportion to your height. Students should also be able to swim to at least 25 metres unaided.

Future opportunities

You will gain the skills that enable you to work within the hospitality sector in customer relations or in restaurants, prior to working in either ground or air cabin crew, when you turn 18 years of age. This is a restriction imposed by the industry.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 21 March 2016
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