Our unique airside location at Leeds Bradford International Airport gives you a fantastic learning environment in terms of facilities and expertise for your first step towards a career in aviation. Our industry-specific tutors, high quality resources, mock cabin and industry links with companies Swissport, LBIA, Jet2.com, TUI, Multiflight and World Duty Free make Craven College's Aviation Academy a great place to study.

The staff have unrivalled expertise of the aviation industry with specialisms in aviation engineering, ground operations management, load mastering, ground crew training, flight instructing, cabin management and recruitment management in the travel industry. As you would expect they have worked all over the world including the Caribbean, Australia, Riyadh, Dharhan and Europe.

PPL flying lessons (from age 16) are available onsite through our partner PTT Aviation Pilot Training & Testing (PPT) (Naljets) (additional costs apply). The opportunity for industry work experience and guaranteed interviews with Swissport for students who fulfil pre-set criteria are just some of the benefits you can access when studying with us.

95% of our students go onto employment, sometimes after further study, in the aviation industry. Their jobs have included air traffic controllers, commercial operations managers, schedule planners, turnaround coordinators, pilots, cabin crew and aircraft dispatchers.

For further information on our Aviation courses visit our Aviation Academy website or call 0113 391 0919.

Aviation Operations Level 2

Aviation Operations Level 3


Air Transport Management BSc (Hons) Top-up

Aviation Management & Operations – Pilot Studies FD

Aviation Management & Operations FD

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