• LevelLevel 2
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds

Overview

This qualification allows you to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in an airport ground operations environment.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Health & Safety
  • Aviation Security
  • Aviation Communication
  • Airport Check In Services
  • Aircraft Boarding and Arrival Services
  • Airport Baggage Processing
  • Loading and Unloading of Aircraft
  • Airport Baggage Facilities
  • Aviation Passengers with Special Requirements
  • Aircraft Load Instruction Report
  • Aircraft Marshalling
  • Support Flight Operations
  • Aircraft Dispatch Process

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 1 vocational qualification and/ or GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above in English and Maths.

You will be assessed through internal assignments allowing you to produce evidence in a variety of ways including posters, presentations, role plays and projects and external assessments.

On achievement of Level 2 Aviation Environment you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 BTEC Aviation Operations or Level 3 BTEC in Travel and Tourism. You could also progress into employment.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into further education.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College.

If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

To find out more about jobs in your local area, please visit Career Coach.

Travel, Tourism & Aviation

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Travel, tourism & aviation students will have the opportunity to work in an on-site simulated aircraft cabin complete with seats, drinks, duty free trolleys and emergency life jackets. They will also benefit from our partnership with Swissport International, providing exclusive access to training at Durham Tees Valley and other UK airports!

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Additional Information

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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