Aviation Operations on the Ground

Certificate Travel, Tourism & Aviation

Course Details

Subject Area
Travel, Tourism & Aviation
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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The course will suit you if you work in an airport in ground
operations and have some knowledge and basic skills. You want to
gain a formal qualification that recognises your skills and develop
your existing knowledge to take on more responsibility at work
Providing airside ramp services
Providing safe airside operations (airports)
Supporting aircraft operations
Handling air passengers
The certificate requires that you complete three core units:
De-icing aircraft on the ground
Field test aircraft de-icing fluid
Carry out pre and post de-icing check

Level 1 in Travel and Tourism
Level 1 in Aviation Operations
4 x GCSE grade 3 or higher including English or Maths
and/or prior achievement at Level 1.

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

Written Assignments
Role Plays

Progress to Diploma in Level 2 Aviation Operations on the Ground Operations or Level 2 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.
You will be required to wear the Travel, Tourism and Aviation departments uniform.

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Travel, Tourism & Aviation

The travel and tourism industry is absolutely huge and incredibly varied – in Manchester alone, tourism is worth around £7 billion to the local economy!

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