Yvonne Worrell

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Academic qualifications

BA(Hons), MSc (Econ), PGCE

Professional recognition / membership



0121 604 1000


I am the Year Manager for the Year 1 Aviation and Airport Management tutor group. I am also the Module Leader for Employability and Professional Development for Tourism/Aviation.

I am also a Lecturer in the field of Business Management with a particular specialism in the area of Human Resource Management (HRM). Since 1994, I have been working in further and higher education and during this time I have designed a range of Business and Human Resource modules for level 3 as well as taught undergraduate students at levels four, five and six. In addition, I have also been responsible for designing and delivering on the professional courses for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at the Foundation Level 3/ Certificate in Human Resource Practice and Advanced Level 7/Postgraduate Diploma in HRM. I am also an Internal Quality Assurer.


Airline Crew Resource Management (Level 4); Aviation Professional Practice(Level 4);Aviation Passenger Operations (Level 4); Developing People in Tourism (Level 4); Leading People in Tourism (Level 5); Employability in Practice (Level 5); Personal Leadership Development (Level 7);

Employability and Professional Development (Aviation/Tourism) (Level 4); Flight Route Operations (Level 4)

Research interests and scholarly activity

As part of my EdDoc research, I am currently undertaking research to explore the opportunities and constraints on the career progression of BAME women across the life course as a case study of the experiences and identities of those working in the HR Profession post Human Resource Management (HRM) Level 7 course.

I am particularly interested in issues of career development, diversity, equal opportunities and gender.

As part of the UCB Teach Too initiative, I have gained a Certificate of Completion for completing the

Cabin Crew Wings - Get a Cabin Crew Job- 2 day course. On the course, I have:

*Practised Safety & Emergency Procedures used by air cabin crew in an emergency including: emergency PA's, passenger BSEAL preparation and evacuation commands.

*Learnt about in-flight medical assistance including the Primary and Secondary Survey.

*Observed effective management of on-board emergency and medical situations.

*Carried out on-board emergency equipment familiarisation including location, quantity and serviceability.

*Investigated cabin crew employment opportunities.

*Developed interview and application skills to enhance employability.

Department of Hospitality and Tourism

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