Travel and tourism

Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £1,292 p/ year
24+ £1,292 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

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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

On completion of this course you are ready to apply for a cabin crew job with an airline.

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 above.

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Email: For general enquiries please contact us at info@lscollege.ac.uk.  For application enquiries please contact us at apply@lscollege.ac.uk  

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Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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