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12th September 2016 to 23rd June 2017
Travel & Tourism/Languages
Mode Of Provision
This is a City and Guilds vocational qualification, supported by Swissport at Birmingham Airport. It covers the relevant roles, disciplines and skills to meet the needs of candidates who want to work in a variety of roles in the aviation industry. Successful applicants will be offered the opportunity to attend an interview with Swissport at the end of their course.
Areas covered on this course include: Health and Safety within Aviation; Aviation Security; Aviation Communications; Airport Check in Services; Aircraft Boarding and Arrival Services; Airport Baggage Processing; Loading/Unloading of Aircraft; Airport Baggage Facilities; Aviation Passengers with Special Requirements; Aircraft Load Instruction Reports; Aircraft Marshalling; Support Flight Operations; Aircraft Dispatch Process; English and Maths Functional Skills or GCSE as appropriate
Applicants should be committed and enthusiastic, and will be interviewed and assessed for suitability to the course. Applicants should have a minimum of four GCSEs at Grade D or above (or equivalent qualifications/experience). On completion of the course, applicants will attend an interview with Swissport and ideally, should be aged 18 or above and hold a full driving licence due to the unsociable hours worked in this industry.
Purchase of a uniform is a requirement of the course
25 weeks, full-time
Assessment is via internal coursework and external assessment including controlled examinations/assessment, role plays, presentations and portfolio work
Successful candidates can progress onto employment in the Aviation Industry or Level 3 Travel and Tourism course