Course Details

  • IIf you are interested in the aviation industry, this course is designed to give you the basic knowledge and understanding of aviation operations, allowing you to move into specialised areas of study and develop new skills.

    There are fourteen units to complete that comprise of both written work and role play:
    • Health and safety within aviation
    • Aviation security
    • Aviation communications
    • Airport check in services
    • Aircraft boarding and arrival services
    • Airport baggage processing
    • Loading and unloading of aircraft
    • Airport baggage facilities
    • Aviation passengers with special requirements
    • Aircraft load instruction reports
    • Aircraft marshalling
    • Support flight operations
    • Aircraft dispatch process
    • Employment rights and responsibilities in the passenger transport sector.

    As part of this course, you are expected to carry out a work experience placement. Due to the enhanced checks of working at an airport and the minimum age requirements, you are likely to undertake placements within the travel and tourism sector, which will provide transferable skills to the aviation industry.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Adults - A pass or higher at vocational Level 1 or NVQ Level 1 may be considered as GCSE equivalent.

  • This course will be assessed through course assignments, role plays, short question and answer sheets, practical work and exams.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress onto the following courses:
    • Level 2 in Cabin Crew
    • Level 3 in Aviation Operations
    • Level 3 in Travel and Tourism
    Progress onto Higher Education with UCEN Manchester:
    • Access to HE Diploma in Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism

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  • A uniform is required for this course.

    If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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