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Air Cabin Crew

Course Code: DACC

Level: 2
Subject area: Travel & Tourism
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds, Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

About the course

If you would love to travel to worldwide destinations as a cabin crew member, air host or air hostess, this City & Guilds Air Cabin Crew Diploma is a perfect way to learn more about the aviation industry. If you get a job as a cabin crew member, travelling to different countries and experiencing different cultures could become part of your daily routine. This highly practical level 2 course will see you taking part in practical assessments at British Airways’ training headquarters at Heathrow Airport, as well as using our realistic mock air cabin. This is a dynamic area and the variety of skills learnt on this course could also springboard you into other careers within the leisure and tourism industry, as well as giving you the option to progress to the BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism here at City College Plymouth.

What you'll learn

You will complete six core units, which include:

  • introduction to airline and aviation operations
  • airline health, safety and security
  • airline emergency procedures
  • role of air cabin crew (onboard).

The course includes practical assessments in our mock air cabin and an airport assessment day. You will also have the opportunity to study level 2 Worldwide Travel and Tourism Destinations and a functional skills in maths or English.

Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:

  • the qualification you are studying
  • English and maths
  • work experience
  • other activities to develop your personal skills e.g. preparing you for employment, training or higher/further education.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however you will need to be ‘water confident’ as there will be a practical assessment in a swimming pool which will be undertaken in the first few weeks.


There will be a mixture of internal and external assessments.

What's next?

Upon successful completion you may progress to the level 3 BTEC Diploma in Travel and Tourism or gain employment with an airline as cabin crew, subject to meeting the individual airline entry requirements.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

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Course Code: DACC

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £999

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Keelie Chappell

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