Course Details

  • This qualification will help students gain an understanding of the aviation industry, and to prepare them for employment in the aviation sector. Areas covered by this course include health and safety, security, customer service, aviation geography and terminology, managing conflict, e-business for airlines, handling air passengers, and inter-relationships within the UK aviation industry.
    A range of methods are used to deliver this course, including guest speakers from the aviation industry and simulation on an aircraft and airport check-in desk. The course also includes visits to an airport, with a behind-the-scenes tour of the baggage hall and on board an aircraft.

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

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • Assessments for this qualification are made up of a variety of practical activities, individual and group assignments, and portfolio based work.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress onto a higher education qualification, such as BTEC Higher Nationals in Travel and Tourism or a Foundation Degree in Aviation. Students can also use this qualification to become more skilled and further their career. Roles in the aviation industry include passenger liaison, cargo operations, ground handling, customer service, and cabin crew.

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  • 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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