The minimum age for entry to this qualification is 16. The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Airport Operations is a comprehensive introduction for anyone considering a career within airport operations or working with a supplier within an airport environment.
Awarding Body: NCFE
Level: Level 2
The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations on the Ground (Knowledge) has been accredited by the qualifications regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
This qualification is eligible for funding under the earning and Skills Act 2000. For further guidance on funding, please contact your local Learning and Skills Council (LSC).
This qualification is supported by the Travel and Tourism Diploma Development Partnership (DDP) as Specialist Learning. The qualification is also part of the Additional Specialist Learning catalogue for the Diplomas. For more information on the Diplomas, visit the NCFE website ( www.ncfe.org.uk/diplomas)
The qualifications regulators are Ofqual in England, DCELLS in Wales and CCEA in Northern Ireland.
This qualification consists of 3 mandatory units:
1. Health and Safety within Aviation
2. Aviation Security
3. Aviation Communications
And 10 optional units:
4. Airport Check in Services
5. Aircraft Boarding and Arrival Services
6. Airport Baggage Processing
7. Loading and Unloading of Aircraft
8. Airport Baggage Facilities
9. Aviation passengers with special requirements
10. Aircraft Load Instruction Reports
11. Aircraft Marshalling
12. Support Flight Operations
13. Aircraft Dispatch Process
To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations on the Ground (Knowledge) learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units and one optional unit.
To achieve the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations on the Ground (Knowledge),learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes detailed in this Qualification Specification. Grades are not awarded.
Learners who aren’t successful can resubmit work within the registration period; however, a charge may apply. A Credit and Unit Summary Certificate can be requested for learners who don’t achieve the full certificate but who have achieved at least one whole unit.
Course Fee includes:
Awarding Body Registration Fees (£72)
Awarding Body Certificate Fees (£10)
All course materials
One of the benefits of the QCF is that learners can transfer credit from one qualification to another. Learners who've already achieved one or more of the units included in this qualification elswhere can transfer the credit already achieved.
Please see the Register of Regulated Qualifications at http://register.ofqual.gov.uk for information about the units in the qualification.