SCQF Level 6
Travel & Tourism, International & Commercial

Course Overview

Explore a dynamic career in airline travel as you are introduced to essential skills you will need to work as a member of the cabin crew. We offer hands-on training in our aircraft simulation facilities taught by highly experienced cabin crew. 

This is an evening course designed to give you an insight into the competitive recruitment process and make you fully ready and prepared to join this fast-growing industry. You will learn customer service skills as well as vital health and safety training in order to be prepared for a successful interview outcome when you apply for jobs with airlines. This course will fully prepare you for an interview with an airline and will put you ahead of other candidates. 

What You Will Learn
  • Aviation terminology 
  • Customer care and people management 
  • Safety demonstrations and emergency evacuation procedures 
  • Food and drink service 
  • Duty-free service 
  • Grooming standards and personal appearance 
  • Security checks and documentation 
  • First aid 
  • Preparation for an employment interview at an airline
Placement Information
  • Subject to security clearance and aircraft availability there may be an onboard aircraft visit where you will gain a hands-on insight into what it is like to work in this growing industry. Here you will gain vital industry connections for your future career. 

Entry Requirements
  • An experience of working in a customer facing environment
  • Over 18 years old 
  • Minimum height of 5 ft 2 inches (157 cm) and maximum height of 6 ft and 1 inch (185 cm) and stretch height of 6 ft 7 inches(201 cm) 
  • No criminal record 
  • Completion of a satisfactory 5-year background check 
  • Unrestricted right to live and work in the UK

Please note also medical restrictions for Cabin Crew:

English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • You will be assessed through practical assessments throughout the year. 

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • Group interview and information evening
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Full-time Travel and Tourism courses
Download our progression route map here
Career Opportunities
  • To work as cabin crew for an airline
Number Of Days Per Week
  • One evening per week for 12 weeks - Thursday at our Granton Campus
Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date and Time


This course will start on…
  • Thursday 24/09/2020
End Date


This course will end on...
  • Thursday 17/12/2020
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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