Level 2 Certificate in Air Cabin Crew & Aviation Operations on the Ground

Level 2 Certificate in Air Cabin Crew & Aviation Operations on the Ground

Level 2 Certificate in Air Cabin Crew & Aviation Operations on the Ground

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This is an exciting vocational course designed for 16-18 year olds to give you the specialist knowledge for a career working as cabin crew within the airline industry or on the ground at the airport working as check-in, security, customs or dispatch.

The team are airline trained and studying on campus you will have full use of the practical equipment area in the main mock cabin and safety demonstration kits.

Course Structure

  • Working as cabin crew
  • Airline health, safety and security
  • Aircraft emergency situations
  • Dealing with passengers on board an aircraft
  • Cabin service – selling techniques
  • Making passenger announcements on board an aircraft
  • Food service
  • Health and safety within aviation
  • Aviation security
  • Aviation communications
  • Airport check in services

Visits are also arranged, including a one-day emergency procedures course with a world-class airline, and a one-day aviation course at an airport where you will work both in-flight and on-the-ground with an established airport employer.

You will be assessed on written assignments, role plays, practical assessments and presentations; this will include English and maths.

After completing this course you could progress to employment with an airline subject to age or you could progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism with a merit profile. Advice on opportunities for further study will be provided during your course.

This course is a Study Programme which consists of

  • Vocational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Tutorial
  • Maths*
  • English*

* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade 4 (C in the old grading structure) or above in English and Maths you will study Maths and/ or English as an integral part of your college programme.


A relevant Level 1 qualification such as Travel and Tourism with a merit profile or 1 GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above in a related subject, and Entry Level Functional Skills plus a positive school report and the successful completion of an interview.

This course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee is £941; exam fee is £139.

Loans & assistance are available from Student Services.

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

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Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Career Assessment

Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.

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