This course is perfect if you enjoy providing great customer service and you’d like a career in the aviation industry.
You’ll learn about the aviation industry, the importance of health and safety, meeting customer needs, air travel and handling air passengers. We offer a one-year BTEC Subsidiary Diploma and a two-year BTEC Diploma. Students choosing the one-year option can apply to top-up to the BTEC Diploma in just one further year of study.
You can expect lots of industry experience with our partners Swissport Academy, the ground handling agents at East Midlands Airport. Students who successfully complete the course will be guaranteed an interview (conditions apply which we will be happy to discuss with you). Nottingham College will help you to gain valuable experience on work placements that give you a real insight into the industry.
Maid Marian Way
Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C001068 / Q002358
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma/Diploma in Aviation Operations
1 or 2 years
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and maths – both of these must be grade 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
You’ll complete scenario-based assessments and written assignments.
After year one, you can choose to study the Level 3 Diploma, however, many of our students go into employment in the aviation industry.
Thirteen of our students have recently landed their dream jobs at Swissport. Read more about their stories here!
Alternatively, after year 2, you could study the Foundation Degree in Tourism Management with specialist routes including Aviation Management.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!
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