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Aviation, Tourism and Events

Aviation, Tourism and Events

Welcome to Aviation, Tourism and Events

Aviation, tourism and events is one of the most exciting sectors you can work in. If working and travelling the world sounds like it's got your name on it, you must take a look at our travel qualifications that can help turn your dreams into reality!

Aviation, Tourism and Events

ā€œI loved all my tutors, they just wanted you to do well in college and your chosen career. My air cabin crew tutor had previous experience with an airline so she knew first-hand about the industry.ā€

Jorja Rhodes, former Air Cabin Crew student

Why should I study at The Sheffield College?

  • Train for a range of careers including as a travel agent, holiday rep, cabin crew, hotel manager and much more
  • Be taught by industry specialists who are passionate about your progress
  • Train in our fantastic facilities including our life-size plane simulator and airport security desk
  • Our qualifications have been designed with employers, so they are industry standard and you’re studying the latest topics
  • Fantastic work placement opportunities available at our top employer partners
  • English and maths support is available to all students

Where will I be studying?

We have the best facilities in the area. Whether it’s our life-size plane simulator or our airport security desk, you’ll get a taste of what doing the job is actually like, nothing will you prepare you for your future career better.

Who we work with

Our students have fantastic opportunities to work and learn alongside some of the best employers in the region, including:

  • British Airways
  • Emirates
  • P&O Ferries
  • Chatsworth House and Gardens

Work-Related Activity, Trips and Visits

As a student at The Sheffield College, you will be encouraged to spend time with an employer in a real life or simulated working environment as part of your study programme.

We work closely with employers across Sheffield and the region to make sure you develop the exact skills and industry-specific knowledge that will enable you to shine throughout your career.

Whether it’s giving you the opportunity to compete locally and nationally, going on trips to East Midlands Airport, Amsterdam or Morocco, or attending special seminars and lectures held by companies in the industry, you’ll know you’ll be getting the best experience possible.

We create opportunities for you to:

  • work on live projects with employers
  • engage in industry expert masterclasses and talks
  • visit employers at their place of work
  • undertake industry placements and much more

What can you do after?

By 2028, there will be over 1,050 jobs in the travel sector in South Yorkshire providing opportunities for employment as a:

  • Travel Agent
  • Cabin Crew
  • Leisure Attendant
  • Holiday Rep
  • Airline Pilot

After finishing their studies with us, many students go on to university or into employment.

Careers advice during your studies

Need a hand figuring out your career plan?

Our Careers Advice Team are available throughout your studies to provide advice and guidance.

Example careers

Ever wondered how much an accountant is South Yorkshire earns? Or what skills you need to become a developer?

Travel Agent

Starting Salary
£20,202

Average Salary
£24,050

High-end Salary
£29,822

Cabin crew

Starting Salary
£15,000

Average Salary
£22,500

High-end Salary
£30,000

Hotel Manager

Starting Salary
£20,000

Average Salary
£40,000

High-end Salary
£60,000

What Courses are available

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Air Cabin Crew

City Campus
Level 2

More info
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29/09/2023 12:10 pm
Hillsborough Campus Update