This course is suitable for people over the age of 16 who wish to pursue a career in aviation. It runs for one evening per week, with learners of all ages from different backgrounds regularly studying with us.
Prospective learners will attend an interview with the course tutors and be assessed on their level of Maths and English. A good level of written and spoken English is a must, and learners should also demonstrate the ability, interest and desire to work in the Aviation industry.
This course offers an introduction to working as an airline cabin crew member and covers emergency procedures, customer service and passenger announcements. You will learn how to become a valued cabin crew team member, with responsibility for passenger safety and comfort, and gain knowledge of the emergency equipment used on-board. You will also learn the procedures that cabin crew must follow, including the pre-flight briefing, cabin secure checks and in-flight service delivery.
You will explore different areas of the air industry including types of aircraft used, destinations available, levels of service, and staff recruitment. You will also study the role of the Civil Aviation Authority in the overall management of the airline industry including safety, security and other emergencies that staff face and how they are managed.
There is a mixture of theory and practical learning in our state-of-the-art aircraft and first class teaching facilities. The course is delivered by our team of highly experienced teachers, each with industry specialisms.
You will create a portfolio of evidence which will include observations, worksheets, assignments and written questions.
You can progress to employment in the aviation industry. This qualification can lead to jobs including Cabin Crew, Passenger Service Agent, Check-In Assistant and Baggage Handler. With excellent transport links between Sandwell and Birmingham Airport, there are many employment opportunities in this thriving and exciting industry with leading employers such as Swissport and Jet2.