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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade D (grade 3) or above including English, or a relevant Level 1 course at distinction grade, plus a good school report/reference. If you do not have formal qualifications but have appropriate experience, you will be accepted on the basis of a successful interview.

Who is the course for

This course is suitable for students who would like to gain employment in the airline industry or enhance their studies in travel and tourism. It provides an additional qualification for students wishing to work as cabin crew.

Course Content

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism (4876-26)

Course units include:

  • Customer service and selling skills for travel and tourism
  • Promotional activities for travel and tourism
  • Meet and greet services
  • UK travel and tourism destinations
  • Worldwide travel and tourism destinations.

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Cabin Crew (4883-02)

Course units include:

  • Airline health, safety & security
  • Aircraft emergency situations
  • Dealing with passengers on board an aircraft
  • Cabin service and selling techniques
  • Making passenger announcements on board an aircraft.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, visiting speakers, practical sessions and outside visits to provide students with a realistic view of the industry. This will also involve an overseas residential trip. You will also undertake a one week work placement within the travel industry.

How is the course assessed

The course is assessed through written reports, online tests, role plays and other practical activities.

Students must pass ALL UNITS in order to gain overall achievement on the course.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism or a C&G Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism.

Where next - Job Opportunities

You will be in a strong position to become cabin crew at a

variety of airlines including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Easyjet.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00