Aviation ground specialist
Working in a specialist role supervising the safe arrival, turnaround and departure of aircraft at airports, military bases, heliports and other airfields.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- running and supervising aviation operations and teams to complete complex aviation tasks
- completing and coordinating complex aviation tasks - including working with air traffic control and passenger services operations
- using key aviation systems - including identifying faults and errors and taking remedial action
- maintaining aviation security procedures and systems
- implementing and monitoring emergency procedures and dealing with emergency situations
- identifying, handling and dealing with dangerous goods
- specialist aircraft handling, aircraft movement, fire fighting, flight operation or passenger service skills
- health and safety practices and legal requirements and monitoring them within an aviation environment
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration