Aviation Ground Operative Level 2 ApprenticeshipEast Surrey College
- Info on Application
- 12 Months
WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?
The Apprenticeship programme provides you with an opportunity to earn while you learn. As an Apprentice you will
spend time both in College and in the workplace learning new skills and training alongside experienced staff, which
will lead to nationally recognised qualifications. At the end of the Apprenticeship you will have acquired job specific
skills and the ability to perform your job competently; you will also achieve qualifications which are recognised by
your chosen profession.
VENUE AND DURATION OF COURSE:
We work closely with employers to design a programme of delivery that meets that needs of your specific
apprenticeship programme. This can involve attendance at East Surrey College or may be fully delivered in the
workplace. The apprenticeship will be for a minimum of 12 months and total length of time will depend on previous
experience and recommended delivery time for the specific standard.
5 GCSE grade 9-3 (A*-D) that includes English and Maths. You must be employed in the air transport sector for a
minimum of 30 hours a week. It is essential you have the right mind-set for working full time and studying at the
same time. Having a can-do attitude, being flexible and reliable are also important. You must also be able to
communicate effectively with others.
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GET?
The Apprenticeship is made up of a number of qualifications that you will receive, which includes:
• Aviation Ground Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship
• Level 1 Functional Skills – English*
• Level 1 Functional Skills – Maths*
*If you already hold equivalent levels of maths and English to Level 1 you will be required to study these subjects and take an
exam up to Level 2. If you have GCSE Grade C/4 or above, you will be exempt from that functional skill.
The Level 2 programme provides all the basic practical skills and knowledge needed to work in the aviation sector
as a ground operative. This could be in a number of environments, such as a commercial airport, military base,
aerodrome, heliport or other airfield. Main duties will be to assist trained airport professionals with the daily operation
of the hangar and ramp.
• Compliance and Legislation
• Aviation Systems
• Disruption, Incidents and Emergencies
• Aircraft Handling
East Surrey College
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