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Cabin Crew, Travel and the Visitor Economy Level 2 at Hugh Baird College

Course description

This course will prepare you for both ground work and flight duties with any airline, in order to prepare you effectively for working for an airline the majority of your study will take place within the purpose built fuselage fitted out to reflect conditions on the majority of major airlines.

Introduction to Cabin Crew (NCFE)

This element of the course is designed to give you the skills required to work as cabin crew and includes the duties carried out by cabin crew both pre and in - flight. The majority of the programme is of a very practical nature and you will have the opportunity to practice the skills that you gain in a state of the art mock aircraft cabin built to exactly reflect the industry standard. Topics studied include:

In addition to the qualifications studied you will also be able to access a range of enrichment activities that will prepare you for work in the airline industry including a conversational foreign language (invaluable for ‘meet & greet’), personal presentation and basic silver service (food service skills) – both invaluable additions if looking to work on high class airlines.

Course content

  • Working as cabin crew
  • Airline health, safety and security
  • Aircraft emergency situations
  • Dealing with passengers on board an aircraft
  • Cabin service – selling techniques
  • Making passenger announcements on board an aircraft

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D-G including Maths or English

Or

  • Introduction to Travel and the Visitor Economy or relevant Level 1 qualification at Merit or above and be working towards GCSE Maths and English at grade A*- C

Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.

Financial information

16 - 18 Years: Free

Future opportunities

  • Cabin Crew
  • Travel Agent
  • Check-in Attendant
  • Tour Guide
  • Airport Operative
  • Tourism Officer

Further information

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hugh Baird College directly.

Last updated date: 21 April 2016
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    • By train

      The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the College campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the College from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas.

      By car

      Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter our postcode L20 7EW.

      The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road.

      By bus

      Students can also travel to College on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. 

      • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
      • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
      • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
      • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
      • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
      • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
      • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
      • From Liverpool City Centre: 47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300