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Air Cabin Crew Diploma Level 2 at The Manchester College

Course description

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.

Entry requirements

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


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.

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.

Future opportunities

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

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: 12 April 2017
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      Facilities at Wythenshawe Campus include:

      • three storey sixth form teaching block
      • air cabin
      • hair studios
      • workshops
      • science labs
      • canteen
      • fitness suite
      • sustainability centre
      • gourmet training restaurant (3rd Floor Restaurant), open to the public

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      Wythenshawe is a suburb of south Manchester. Wythenshawe Campus is built in the centre of the community, 15 minutes’ walk from the civic centre. The campus has it own gardens and places to sit outside, while Wythenshawe itself has several large parks and woodlands. The civic centre has a supermarket, shops, post office and fast food chains and there are some smaller shops opposite the campus. The campus is just over two miles from Wythenshawe Park; a beautiful green space with community farm and historic buildings.