If you are interested in exploring the potential of a cabin crew career, this one-year course is for you. It is designed to give you an overview of cabin crew roles, the opportunities within the sector, the potential career progression and the skills needed to succeed in a fast-paced industry.
You will also take part in a team building day - as team work is crucial within the sector - and will hear from guest speakers representing some of the largest air travel organisations.
The course also includes visits to airports and the chance to undertake live job applications.
You will need:
It is essential that you show a commitment to maintaining high standards of attendance and meeting deadlines.
If you are a mature learner, we may be able to take into consideration your previous experience in your chosen subject.
During the programme, you will develop your knowledge in:
You will also develop your maths or English skills, which will support your main programme of study and help your future progression. In addition, you will undertake work experience.
Assessment will be carried out using a variety of methods, including role play, presentations, activities and tests/exams.
All students are required to wear the standard uniform which you can order during enrolment. The cost is approximately £135.00, including a jacket, skirt for ladies and trousers for men, a shirt and either a tie or scarf.
You may be able to secure financial support towards the cost of the uniform.
There will also be a nominal charge for trips and visits.
You can progress to the Advanced Subsidiary Diploma in Aviation or the Advanced Subsidiary Diploma in Travel and Tourism.
There are wide-ranging opportunities within the aviation sector, including in cabin crew and ground support services.
Derby College travel and tourism student Tayla Barnes is broadening her horizons after landing a full-time job as a travel adviser with TUI, the world's largest travel group.
Tayla, who completes her level 3 course this summer, will be based in Nottingham's busy city centre TUI branch assisting with customers' bookings and inquiries.
Tayla, who is 19 and from Heanor has always liked travel and was delighted to discover her perfect course at Derby College.
Tayla first began her journey with TUI after getting part-time work at the group's Ilkeston branch though college. She is now looking forward to her travel adviser's role, and, in a few years' time, taking the opportunity to move departments within TUI, perhaps working for its airline or call centres.
I had thought about doing A levels after school but the travel and tourism course at Derby College really appealed to me. I honestly had no idea that such a course existed but once I knew it did, I went along to a college open day and found out as much information as I could.
I enjoy college. The staff are really good – they're always there to help us and the course content is great. I've learned so much, particularly about the business side of the travel industry.