Aviation Operations Level 2

Would you like to have a career as part of a vital airport ground operations team? This introductory course based at our unique airside location at Leeds Bradford International Airport will prepare you for further study.

Course Level:
Level 2
1 Year
The Aviation Academy
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds


With millions of people booking holidays each year it is essential that every airline and airport in the world have a solid team of employees behind them to head up their airport ground operations team whether in baggage handling, aircraft marshalling, aircraft dispatch, check in or security. Interested? Start your journey with this Level 2 qualification.

Why choose to study with us? We have a unique airside campus based at Leeds Bradford International Airport where your learning experience takes place alongside industry. We have extensive industry links with UK and European companies including Jet2.com, Multiflight, Air Malta engineering and Lufthansa Technik engineering. This reflects on our outstanding student progression into the aviation workplace and Degree level study. There is also scope for students to study and work abroad with aviation and travel partners around the world. Thanks to our tutors who have specific training in the aviation industry, we are able to offer students an engaging and varied learning experience to remember.


  • Baggage processing
  • Passenger check-in, embarkation & disembarkation
  • The aircraft dispatch process
  • Health & safety
  • Aircraft marshalling
  • Airport security
  • Aviation communication
  • Work experience

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs 9-3 (A*-D) including English & maths
  • Clear Disclosure Scotland check



Your choices may include:

  • Aircraft Marshalling / Dispatcher
  • Airline & Airport Ground Operations
  • Airline Customer Service Agent
  • Airport Security
  • Baggage Processing
  • Passenger Check-In


Your choices may include:

  • Aviation Operations Level 3

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