Aviation Operations Diploma Level 3

Aviation Operations Diploma Level 3

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This course is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the aviation industry and provide you with the skills to start your career.

You will be taught using the college's air cabin simulator as well as using training facilities at Leeds Bradford Airport, giving you an excellent insight into the industry. You will be given the opportunity to undertake fire and smoke and wet drills training.

You will complete the second year of the programme in-line with the aviation recruitment periods, to maximise your career opportunities.

Duration 2 years (final year is a fast track year in line with industry requirements)
Study mode Full time
Start date 01/09/2018
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 70152-01
Fee Fees payable for 19+

What you learn

Course themes:

• Airline Health & Safety

• Security within the aviation industry

• Conflict management

• On-board passenger services

• Marketing

• Air-travel geography

• Ramp handling

• Preparation for employment

Benefits/ Skills you will develop

Confidence, presentation skills, knowledge on everything aviation. As part of the course you will be required to wear a uniform at all times. This uniform is to be purchased by the students and there are strict guidelines on appearance - no facial piercing, visible tattoos etc

How you will be assessed

The course is assessed by a range of methods including assignment work and scenario based role plays. Your progress will be monitored by regular tutorials with your course tutor.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Printworks Campus.

Entry requirements

You must be 16+ and have 5 GCSE's at Grade C (4/5) or equivalent and/or interview. The Aviation industry requires GCSE Grades C or above in English and Maths. An interview would be required to assess your suitability for the course. Please be aware to obtain an airside pass to enable you to work at an airport all aviation organisations will require you to complete a criminal record check. You must also possess a valid passport.

What's next

This course allows students to progress directly into employment within the aviation industry. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to work as a Passenger Service agent, Air Cabin Crew, aircraft dispatcher, ramp handling agent, with many more exciting career prospects within the industry. This course also gives you the opportunity to progress to higher education.

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