Monitoring airfields to make sure of the safe and scheduled arrival, turnaround and departure of aircraft.
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 12 months
- Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by the employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- aircraft and airport practices and procedures - including aircraft characteristics, airfield operations and marshalling
- monitoring and controlling conditions - including airfield equipment, lighting, surfaces, systems, bird activity and wildlife
- dealing with emergencies, disruption and incidents to minimise operational impacts
- communicating effectively with customers, contractors and staff
- using routine and special reports - including pilot and weather reports
- health and safety practices and legal requirements within an aviation environment - including aviation and environmental regulations, hazard recognition and local bye-laws
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
- take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
This apprenticeship is supported by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
- End Point Assessment
There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.
If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details.