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Tourism and Travel - Option 2 Airline Studies/Cabin Crew

This one-year course offers a broad introduction to tourism studies and equips students with the skills necessary to take up employment in the Travel Industry as members of Airline Cabin Crew, Airport Ground Handling Staff or Travel Consultant.This course aims to give students the competitive edge when seeking employment.

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1 Year full-time


Tourism & Business   5M5011
Diploma in ‘Ready for Take Off’ – International Academy of Travel 


General College Requirements


Airline Cabin Crew
Airport Ground Crew
Holiday Representative

No places available

Twenty Two

Principal Areas of Study

  • Tourism Principles & Practice 
  • Tourism Information and Administration 
  • Customer Service 
  • Communications  
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Principles of Practice & Selling 
  • Appreciation of Irish Culture
  • Global Distribution System (Galileo) Level 6  
    (Modules offered may be subject to change and will be based on resources and the new Common Awards System).

Features of the course

  • Skills training in areas such as:
    Check-In and Boarding Procedures
    Food Hygiene
    Cabin Duties and Responsibilities
    Passenger Handling Procedures 
  • Intensive one-day on-site training in Waterford Airport 
  • IATA approved: Galileo Computerised Reservations Systems 
  • Skills training to enhance employment prospects:
    Grooming and Presentation
    Individual and Group Interview Preparation.
    Completing Recruitment Application Forms


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