Craven College

Full Time BTEC National Award In Aviation Operations

Craven College
In Leeds Bradford Int. Airport

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Typology BTEC
Location Leeds bradford int. airport
Duration 18 Months
  • BTEC
  • Leeds bradford int. airport
  • Duration:
    18 Months
Description

A fantastic opportunity to study aviation based at Leeds Bradford International Airport. The course is designed to meet the needs of those who wish pursue a career in the aviation industry at supervisory level. We have two pathways: A full-time 7 month programme. A part-time evening class delivered once a week over 18 months.

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Leeds Bradford Int. Airport
Hangar 1, Southside Aviation, LS19 7UG, North Yorkshire, England
Starts On request
Location
Leeds Bradford Int. Airport
Hangar 1, Southside Aviation, LS19 7UG, North Yorkshire, England

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· Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade A*-C with English Language and Mathematics a minimum grade D or equivalent qualification BTEC First Diploma at distinction grade with Literacy and Numeracy at level 2 Mature learners without the necessary qualifications but with relevant customer service experience are encouraged to apply A good level of personal presentation and communication skills You will undertake...

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Course programme


BTEC National Award In Aviation Operations
Level Three | Awarding Body: Edexcel | The Aviation Academy | Full-Time

Course Description
A fantastic opportunity to study aviation based at Leeds Bradford International Airport. The course is designed to meet the needs of those who wish pursue a career in the aviation industry at supervisory level.

We have two pathways:
- A full-time 7 month programme
- A part-time evening class delivered once a week over 18 months

You will study at The Aviation Academy in high tech, professional standard training rooms with top of the range furnishings, interactive learning technology equipment, including mock airline cabin. All units are delivered by specialist tutors who have a wealth of experience within the aviation industry and who are able to guide you towards achievement of your careers aspirations.
A number of airport and airline organisations recruit directly from this course and interviews are facilitated during the programme to enable you to access jobs on completion of your studies.

Course Content
  • Air Travel Information Handling Air Passengers or Airport Ramp Handling
  • Health, Safety and Security in the Aviation Industry
  • Meeting Customer Needs in the Aviation Industry
  • Preparing for Working in the Aviation Industry
  • The Aviation Industry
Additional Qualifications Full-time students will benefit from a portfolio of additional qualifications, for example, Key Skills Communication, Public Speaking qualification (English Speaking Board), City and Guilds Award in Support Flight Operations and City and Guilds Award in Airport Check-in Services.

Course Length and Study Pattern
7 or 18 months, depending on your pathway.

Career Progression
Add further units to achieve the BTEC National Certificate (equates to 2 A levels) or BTEC National Diploma (equates to 3 A Levels)
Foundation Degree In Aviation Management and Operations
Employment, e.g. Air Cabin Crew, Ground Handling, Air Traffic Control, Commercial Pilot Training Programme and the Armed Forces

Work Experience
The course focus is preparing for employment and therefore includes both work and interview skills. During the course, you will have the opportunity to investigate the operational functions of airports and airlines - local, regional and international.

Assessment
The course is assessed by an assignment programme for each unit. Evidence for assessment is varied and reflects industry standards. You will produce a variety of written work, e.g reports, information packs and portfolios. You will participate in presentations and role plays and these are assessed by both tutors and industry specialists.

Trips and Enrichment Activities
You will take part in an overseas trip to study aviation operations and your programme will be underpinned by visits and speakers from current industry organisations. Visits may include Dublin and Thomsonfly to take part in onboard training.

Is this course available as evening study? Yes

Examples of Student Destinations
Jet2.com · Air Cabin Crew, Airport Passenger Services Agents, Dispatch Servisair · Airport Passenger Services Agents, Dispatch, Baggage Handling, Ramp Agents Airport Security Aviance Ramp Handling


Entry Requirement

Five GCSEs at grade A*-C with English Language and Mathematics a minimum grade D or equivalent qualification
BTEC First Diploma at distinction grade with Literacy and Numeracy at level 2 Mature learners without the necessary qualifications but with relevant customer service experience are encouraged to apply
A good level of personal presentation and communication skills
You will undertake half-day selection consisting of group activities, tests and individual interview

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