Cabin Crew and Airport Operations

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


On this course you will study a variety of subjects from working as Cabin Crew and Airport Ground Operations to learning about how to deliver excellent customer care and preparing you for the selection process. This course is focused on the operation of airlines both on the ground and in the air.

Much of your practical learning will be carried out in our simulated aircraft classroom.


Airport Ground Operations; Working as Air Cabin Crew; Air Travel Reservations; Customer Care in the Aviation Industry; Global Airline Destinations; Preparation for Employment for Air Cabin Crew and Passenger Service Agents; and, Aviation First Aid.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus 5 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths. Interview.

You must be: Over 18 years old. Minimum height of 5 ft 2 inches (this can vary between airlines). Hold a valid EU passport and the right to work in the UK. Be fluent in spoken and written English.
Some airlines and handling agents may also require additional criteria to be met. This may include restrictions such as visible tattoos and piercings.

Progression Routes

To work as cabin crew for an airline

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months


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SCQF Level