Tameside College

      BTEC National Diploma in Aviation Operations

      Tameside College
      In Ashton-Under-Lyne

      £250
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      Typology BTEC
      Location Ashton-under-lyne
      Duration 2 Years
      • BTEC
      • Ashton-under-lyne
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      Description

      The course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the aviation and airline industries. Its aim is to provide you with the excellent skills and knowledge vital for a career within this industry and the option to enable you entry on a higher education programme. Throughout the two years you will cover a range of exciting topics and gain valuable experience. The subjects and units.

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      Government funding available

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      On request
      Ashton-Under-Lyne
      Beaufort Road, OL6 6NX, Greater Manchester, England
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Ashton-Under-Lyne
      Beaufort Road, OL6 6NX, Greater Manchester, England
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      · Requirements

      For entry on this course, you should have at least 5 GCSEs at Grade C (including Maths and English) or an Edexcel First Diploma in Travel and Tourism (merit) plus Maths and English at grade C or above. All applicants are interviewed. Accreditation of prior learning and achievement may be considered and we welcome applications from mature learners.

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      Course programme


      BTEC National Diploma in Aviation Operations

      Course Code: HL0001MQ/1
      Category: Travel & Tourism
      Centre: Beaufort Road
      Start Date: 07/09/2010
      Day(s) of Week: TUESDAY - FRIDAY
      Times: -
      Duration: 2 years
      Fee: £250
      Course fees are per year.
      This course is free for school leavers (Aged 16-18)

      Course Content: The course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the aviation and airline industries. Its aim is to provide you with the excellent skills and knowledge vital for a career within this industry and the option to enable you entry on a higher education programme.

      Throughout the two years you will cover a range of exciting topics and gain valuable experience

      The subjects and units include:

      · The Aviation Industry

      · Health, Safety and Security in the Aviation Industry

      · Aircraft Operations

      · Meeting customer needs in the Aviation Industry

      · Air Travel Information

      · Marketing the Aviation Industry

      · e-Business for Airlines

      · Handling Air Passengers

      · Air Cargo Operations

      · Airport Ramp Handling

      · Aircraft and Airfield Performance

      · Preparation for Working in the Aviation Industry

      · Airline and Airport Economics

      · Human Resources in the Aviation Industry

      · Airport Emergency Operations

      · Environmental Impacts of Aviation

      · Airport Operations

      · Team Leadership in the Aviation Industry

      · Conflict Management for Aviation

      · First Aid

      · Health for Aviation and Key Skills

      Special Features: A major feature of the course is our new aircraft cabin training facility which will be used to practise galley service, operating aircraft doors, dressing a cabin ready to receive passengers, aircraft passenger safety demonstrations and other regular tasks airline crew will be expected to undertake. In addition to this, you will go on several trips which will include visits to the, RAF centre, a team building centre and the Thomas Cook Cabin Crew Assessment Centre, We do ask for a yearly contribution towards your educational trips and uniform of £350.00 which is payable at the beginning of each summer term.

      Progression: On completing this course you will have the option of progressing into a career in Travel and Tourism or further study towards a Foundation Degree or a Degree in Aviation, Travel, Tourism and or Business Management.


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