Level 2 Diploma in Cabin Crew (Fast track)

Your Unique Experience

// Strong links with prestigious employers Thomas Cook and Easy Jet

// Previous students gained employment with Jet2, British Airways, Etihad Airways Thomson Holidays

// Go on trips to local and national tour operators e.g. Thomas Cook

// Experience life as an Entertainment rep. in Spain or the UK

// Special visits to national leisure attraction centres e.g. Alton Towers

// 99% of learners progress into either education or employment

// Enjoy outstanding facilities: realistic Aircraft Cabin, Commercial Travel Shop

// Acquire insight from teachers who have worked in the Travel Industry as Cabin Crew, Resort Reps and Travel Agents

// Gain real life experience on an aircraft at the Thomas Cook training centre

Course Content

The aims of this course are; to provide you with the preparation for a range of career opportunities in the Airline industry; it offers specialist studies that are directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in the airline industry and will allow you to make an immediate contribution to employment; and equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills and motivation. The full time Cabin Crew programme comprises of 6 units of study, which you are required to complete over the duration of 1 year plus additional qualifications relevant to the overall programme:

Unit 201 - Introduction to Airline/Aviation Operations

Unit 202 - Airline Health, Safety and Security

Unit 203 - Airline Emergency Procedures

Unit 204 - Cabin Crew Room Duties

Unit 205 - Role of Air Cabin Crew (On Board)

Unit 206 - Preparation for Employment as Air Cabin Crew

Further opportunities of study include Servisair training standards in Hold & Hand Baggage, Health & Safety, Boarding, and Dangerous Goods Regulations

More than just a Course

Travel & tourism is the UK’s 5th largest industry and it’s set to grow by 13% in Greater Manchester. Over the next 10 years it will employ an additional 630,000 people.

Our staff have extensive industry experience, so they know what employers are looking for. You’ll receive practical help with creating CVs, completing application forms and insight on how to do well at recruitment assessment days and interviews so you’re ‘job ready’.

You’ll develop high levels of knowledge and practical skills that employers need such as how to prepare an aircraft for an emergency landing, book a range of holidays in the travel shop, and put on an entertainment show as a resort rep.

Along with important communication, teamwork and problem solving skills. Get your career in travel off to a flying start at Tameside College by booking your seat on a course that is tailor made to match the travel job you are looking for.

Once on board at Tameside College’s Airline and Travel Academy you will stand out from the crowd in our bespoke uniform worn to professional standards whilst training in our first class facilities, leading to industry recognised qualifications.

Course Format

Full Time

Special Features

Functional skills including Maths and English and work experience form part of this programme.

This course aims to prepare you for a range of career opportunities within the Airline industry. To enhance employability some units are in association with Servisair training standards to gain accreditation and opportunities in to Airport employment. There will also be further optional qualifications offered at the end of the programme e.g. customer service, passenger service agents & resort representatives.

You will experience work via visits to the Thomas Cook Cabin Crew Assessment Centre, where you will gain an insight into the training undertaken by airline cabin crew upon recruitment such as ditching drills and visit to Manchester Airport. We do ask for a contribution towards your educational trips and uniform of £150.00 which is payable at the beginning of term.

Entry Qualifications

To enter this programme you will need to have travel industry experience or an appropriate travel/leisure and tourism qualification at level 2. You should have a Grade C in Maths and/or English or equivalent. Ideally be aged 17 years or over for employability reasons.


Employment into a Cabin Crew related position or NVQ in Travel and Tourism Services or a BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism. In addition, working alongside real industry guidelines and training standards in association with Servisair will enable excellent employment opportunities.


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.