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Travel & Tourism

If you're thinking about a career in the aviation industry, this course is a good place to start.

You will learn about the aviation industry, aviation terminology, airport locational geography, customer service, team work in the aviation industry, and preparing for employment, as well as functional skills in mathematics and English.

This is a study programme.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant industry experience

  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Research tasks, short-answer questions practical tasks and online e-assessments.

    Aims of the course

    To enable students to develop and practise the skills required for employment in the aviation sector.

    Progression Opportunities

    After successful completion of this course you can progress on to the Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Aviation which could either lead you on to university or training to become a pilot.

    Facilities

    Lessons, workshops, educational visits to airlines and airports, and talks by guest speakers from the industry and successful students currently working as passenger service agents.

    Career Options

    After this course you can apply to work as a check-in agent or customer service advisor within an airport.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 941 p/year
24+ £941 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

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Sarah El-wahabi

Sarah El-wahabi

Airlines aim to build professional and well groomed air crew so in order to pass these interviews you need to look like the part and sell yourself. One of the things I learned at College was how to stand out in these interviews.

Stephanie Marshall

Stephanie Marshall

The course tutors are amazing and if it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t have got this job.

Kimberley Cooper

Kimberley Cooper

I’m so glad I chose the path I did – studying such a vocational course at Southwark College was great for my CV, and now I’m doing the job I always wanted to do.

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