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Travel and Air Cabin Crew

The travel and tourism industry is one of the most rewarding and exciting in the world. People want to explore exotic places, take family holidays or plan getaways with partners and friends. It is of little surprise that the travel industry is growing so fast. If you want to be part of this vibrant industry, you will find a wide choice of careers.

We offer a range of leisure and travel courses at Coleg y Cymoedd, using excellent facilities. Our courses are very practical, and you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills that will open a whole host of career options. Many of our learners have gone on to gain employment in airports and as Cabin Crew for well-known airlines such as British Airways. 


Disclaimer Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the course information on this website is accurate at the time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Travel and Air Cabin Crew Courses at Coleg y Cymoedd

Travel and Air Cabin Crew Courses at Coleg y Cymoedd

"Thanks to signing up for the course I am now enjoying every second of a really rewarding career, and I’m so glad I did it. I would definitely recommend the course to other young people as a route to a job that combines customer service with fantastic travelling opportunities.”

Stuart Williams

 

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Stuart Williams 

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Gabbi Anderson - Cabin Crew & Travel Lecturer
Gabbi Anderson

What do you teach at Coleg y Cymoedd?

I teach Cabin Crew and Travel courses.

 

What is your greatest achievement during your time with us?

 

Setting up a good professional relationship with British Airways and enjoying the flying experiences of past students who have been successful with airlines, they visit and talk to present learners on their new roles and how the course helped them.

 

Tell us about your career and experience in Industry

 

I am currently at UP3 with Coleg Y Cymoedd teaching Cabin crew for the past 8 years. Previous to this I taught hairdressing for 3 years.

 

I have worked for both Dan Air airlines and Inter European Airlines.

 

Tell us about your qualifications

 

I have a Cert Ed, V awards, D awards and a Level 3 Hairdressing.  

 

Something interesting about you

 

I love a challenge and have completed the Welsh 3 peaks and the Cardiff half marathon.

Nick Pritchard - Travel Lecturer
Nick Pritchard

What do you teach at Coleg y Cymoedd?

 

I am, in my 5th year of teaching and my 4th at the college. I currently teach across the following programmes: Travel & Tourism, Sport and Welsh Baccalaureate.

 

What is your greatest achievement during your time with us?

 

Completing my QTS programme which entitles me to teach from 11-18 years of age.

 

Tell us about your career and experience in Industry

 

I studied leisure and tourism in college, followed by completing a HND followed by a BA (Hons) in Leisure and Tourism management at the University of Glamorgan (now university of South Wales). 

 

Following this had a job working in leisure and Sport department at Monmouthshire County Council working in a team managing parks, open spaces and working from time to time on sport development programmes and leisure and events projects.

 

I had a secondment during this time to cover maternity in the role of dragon sport coordinator role, looking after sport in after school and community club settings for 7-11 year olds.

 

Following this I moved to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council to take up the post of 5 x 60 officer, running a programme of sports and activity for 11-16 year olds in around the school day. I also worked with the PE department closely, assisting with delivery of programmes and large scale activities such as sports day and overseas ski trips.

 

I was offered the opportunity to train as a teacher in this school which I undertook. This allowed me to develop teaching skills across the PE department and geography department delivering travel and tourism courses.

 

Following the completion of this course I applied for the role I currently find myself in at the college.

 

Tell us about your qualifications

 

I possess a BA (Hons) Leisure and Tourism Management and a PGCE.

 

Something interesting about you

 

I have worked in various rugby coaching roles in my community including an adult side and Blaenau Gwent U15 Dewer shield squads, which is a pathway for local players to enter the Newport Gwent Dragons Academy.

 

I have also travelled extensively in Europe, America and Australia.

  

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