Level 3

Aviation Operations Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
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.

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4/grade C including maths or English, or Level 2  qualification or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview
  • Successful attendance at Induction event

Course Structure

 Year 1

  • Health and safety in the Aviation Industry 
  • Security in the Aviation Industry
  • Handling Air Passengers 
  • The UK Aviation Industry 
  • Passenger Terminal Management 
  • Inter-relationships within the UK Aviation Industry 
  • Onboard Operations
  • Aircraft dispatch 
  • Development of the UK Aviation Industry Since 1945

Year 2

  • Environmental Impacts of Aviation
  • Marketing in the Aviation Industry
  • Flight Operations
  • Ramp Handling
  • Airfield Operations 
  • Preparation for Employment
  • E-Business for Airlines
  • Managing Conflict in Aviation
  • Airport and Airline Commercial Ops
  • Aircraft Take-Off and Landing

Assessment & Feedback

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

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK 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