Travel and tourism

Overview

For people dreaming of a career in the skies, this programme will help you to progress towards your goal. The course will teach you about cabin crew members' roles and responsibilities, with a particular focus on passenger safety. It introduces you to the various different aspects of the job, including airline and aviation operations, airline health safety and security policies, airline emergency procedures and crew room duties.

On this programme you will also learn about worldwide travel destinations, tour operators' products and services, package holidays, special interest holidays, independent travel, promotions and sales in travel and tourism, conferences and events.

Aims of the course

To meet the needs of those who want to work as air cabin crew in the aviation sector allowing students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment.

Unit Breakdown

Airline industry terminology, Responding to planned and unplanned emergencies on board, The effect of the weather on aviation operations, Crew room duties, Customer service, Safety, security and the comfort of passengers and Preparing for employment.

Assessment Method

Research tasks, short-answer questions practical tasks and online e-assessments.

Progression Opportunities

Completing one of the study courses can lead to progression to the next level of study, or into employment or training with a tourism organisation.

Career Options

Cabin crew

What can I earn in the travel and tourism industry?

When you're deciding what to study, it's important to think about where your course will lead. With a vocational qualification in travel and tourism, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

Cabin crew members start on around £19,000 a year and can earn £33,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Travel agents start at around £16,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Hotel managers start at around £15,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience

If you'd like to turn your passion for travel into a career, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our former students have taken up exciting roles such as cabin crew for EasyJet and Resort Rep for Kuoni UK in the Maldives ? and with the right training, there's no reason why you shouldn't follow in their footsteps.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/travel-and-tourism or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)

Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above

Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above

You will also need to meet airlines' employment requirements, eg height between 5ft 2in-6ft 2in, no visible tattoos or piercings, ability to swim 25m, valid ID (passport), and be prepared to wear our cabin crew uniform to the standards required.

Facilities

Lessons, workshops, educational visits to airlines and airports, talks by guest speakers from the industry and successful students currently working as crew.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.


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Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £994 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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