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Aviation Operations (Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

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
  • 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 industry experience and Nottingham College will help you to gain valuable experience on work placements that give you a real insight into the industry.

Aged 19 or over?

If you don't already hold a Level 3 qualification (equivalent to at least two A Levels, or a Level 3 vocational qualification), you can now study this course fully funded!

The Government’s new National Skills Fund programme has created new opportunities for adults, aged 19 and over, to access fully funded full-time learning.

For more information, view our Funded Courses for Over 19s page.

If you are aged 16-18 without having achieved a Level 3 qualification, you will also be eligible for full funding.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

Course code: C026958 / Q025915

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Aviation Operations

Duration

1 or 2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 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).

Teaching & assessment

You’ll complete scenario-based assessments and written assignments.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study on the Diploma course, or a foundation degree in tourism management, depending on the Diploma you choose.

Career paths include:

  • Air cabin crew
  • Airport ground staff
  • Airport/airline management
Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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