• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyBTEC


This course will provide an in-depth introduction to the aviation industry for those who would like a career in one of its many occupational areas. You will cover the UK Aviation industry, customer service, security in aviation, aviation geography and terminology, team leadership, on-board operations, conflict and health and safety in aviation.

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 include:

  • The UK Aviation Industry
  • Customer Service in Aviation
  • Security in Aviation
  • Aviation Geo & Terminology
  • Team Leadership
  • On-board Operations
  • Conflict
  • Health & Safety in Aviation
  • Interrelations in Aviation

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 2 vocational qualification and /or four GCSEs at grade 4/5 (C) or above, including English and maths.

Internal assessments will be carried out in a variety of ways including assignments, role plays and presentations.

University Opportunities

Past students have progressed to study degrees  airport and airline management, tourism management, leisure and tourism, and business.

Career opportunitiesCareer opportunities include RAF, Air Crew i.e. pilot training, Cabin Crew, Ground Staff, Flight Operations, Passenger service agents, Air Traffic Control, Airline marketing and customer service roles within the airline and airport industry.

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. 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

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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 Teesside and other UK airports!

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Additional Information

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.

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.

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.