Diploma in Aviation Level 2
If you want to work in the aviation industry there are more opportunities than you might think. On our programmes you’ll learn about the roles both on the ground and in the sky, from cabin crew, security, passenger agents to air traffic control. Our team, who all have experience and skills of the industry, will help you work out where you want to be and give you the skills to stand out from the crowd.
Duration: One year
Starting date: September 2018
What will you do?
Trained as close to industry standards as possible the College’s industry links will ensure lessons are at the forefront of this rapidly evolving sector. You’ll learn about baggage processing, check in, dispatch, health and safety, aircraft marshalling and security. Lessons will include a mixture of theory and practical sessions along with educational visits and guest speakers. Recent trips have included visits to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic at London Heathrow and New York.
How will I learn?
You will be taught by experienced, up to date and skilled tutors who have a passion and enthusiasm for the industry. A wealth and varied selection of educational visits and industry guest speakers that will enhance your learning and evidence gathered will assist in completion of some units.
How am I assessed?
Assessments will vary from written reports, practical activities, using a wealth of resources including and aircraft mock up and check-in area, and some classroom based assessments.
Progress to a relevant Level 3 course such as the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Aviation Level 3.
A passion for the Aviation Industry and a minimum of four GCSEs at grades 3-2/D-E, including Maths and English.
Why English and Maths matter…
Working in aviation you might need to write flight reports, calculate the weight of luggage, handle cash and work out currency conversions.
What else do I need to know?
You will have the opportunity to take part in a selection of college enrichment activities as part of the course. You will study an additional qualification for progression in English and Maths.
How do I apply/enrol?
What kit/uniform do I need?
All students will be required to wear a uniform each day they are in college. This consists of a navy suit and white shirt/blouse. As well as a college approved scarf/tie. Full details will be available during the application process.
What financial and additional support can I get? Financial help may be available for your uniform and kit
3 Reasons to join us:
- You will benefit from advice guidance and potential mentoring from aviation employees and past students who are now successfully working in the industry.
- Industry based resources provide a realistic environment and the industry links develop your knowledge
- Progression on to the L3 qualification and then onto higher education and/or employment.