Level 3

Aviation Operations Level 3 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

The Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Operations will enable you to progress into the exciting and ever-changing aviation sector. Whether your chosen route is employment, an apprenticeship, the RAF or university. The subjects studied provide you with the knowledge and skills that apply in this diverse sector, whilst at the same time, showcasing the many career opportunities that are available.

Predicted Grades

Please be rest assured that we will continue to make an offer based on your predicted grades or by alternative assessments for entry conditions based on your circumstances.

Entry Requirements

  • four GCSEs at grade four/grade C or above, including maths and English, or
  • Travel and Tourism Level 2 Diploma plus maths and English at grade four/grade C or above, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

The course covers a variety of units including:

  • The UK aviation industry
  • Health and safety in the aviation industry
  • Security in the aviation industry
  • Inter-relationships within the UK aviation industry
  • Customer service in the aviation industry
  • Aircraft dispatch
  • Onboard passenger operations
  • Development and the UK aviation industry
  • Passenger terminal management
  • Handling air passengers
  • Human resources in the aviation industry
  • Airport baggage processing
  • Bird and wildlife control in airports and on airfields
  • Maths and English

(Units are subject to change)

Assessment & Feedback

  • written reports
  • graphs and posters
  • Projects
  • Performance observation
  • Time-constrained assessments

Course Cost

School Leavers, Full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

  • Progress to further Level 3 Aviation/Travel programmes or higher education
  • Seek employment in the armed forces such as the RAF