Aviation - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs |Mode: Regular / Distance / Part-time|Avg. Fees: 30,000 / Year

About Aviation

The aviation industry is gaining a lot of popularity these days. With the increase in the number of aviation companies, the demand for aviation professionals is on the rise. The short-term courses in aviation are a great choice for aspirants to learn valuable knowledge and skill in a short period of time.

Aviation industry covers a range of courses from cabin crew training to ground staff, to ticket management, to aviation training. Students through these courses can gain an insight into aviation industry and understand how it has become an indispensable part of human life. Aspirants planning to pursue their career in the aviation industry will be most likely to be privy to various thrilling and exciting opportunities for travelling around the world.

The coursework also provides students with sufficient knowledge and experience to start their own aviation academy and businesses.

Skills Required for Aviation Courses:

  • Most of the aviation courses required aspirants to have good communication skills along with customer services as the job requires them to interact with customers every day.
  • Candidates should also have sufficient information about airport security and first aid procedures to avoid panic and loss of lives during the case of emergency.
  • Some aviation jobs also require candidates to have adequate knowledge about front office operations and computer applications.
  • One of the skills that come in handy is organisational skills. Since the aviation industry is very vast, it is necessary to keep all the work updated and systematized. 

Types of Aviation Courses:

 

Name of the Course

Type of Course

 Duration

B.B.A in Airport Management

Bachelors Degree

 3 years

Diploma in Airport Management

UG Diploma Course

1 year

Diploma in Ground Staff & Cabin Crew Training

UG Diploma Course

6 months/ 1 year

Diploma in Aviation Hospitality

UG Diploma Course

1 year

Diploma in Airfare & Ticketing Management

UG Diploma Course

6 months/ 1 year

Aviation Eligibility Criteria

Graduate Degree Courses:

  • For the BBA courss in aviation candidates must have passed class 12th with at least 50% aggregate
  • Admission for the course is done on the basis of merit/cut off list prepared on the basis of 12th examination results. Also, some universities may conduct personal interviews and counselling sessions for the same.

Certificate and UG Diploma Courses:

  • In order to apply for certificate and diploma course one must be class 12th pass and must have scored at least 50% marks in the same.
  • However, the final selection criteria for cabin crew and ground staff is only after personal interview.

Aviation Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Introduction to Airline Industry

Managing Passenger Interactions

Safety and Emergency Procedures Aircraft

Introduction to Aircraft

Personality Development & Soft Skills

Safety and Emergency Procedures on Ground

Crew member coordination and communication

Language 1

Communication Skills

Customer Service

Langauge 2

Computer Reservation System Training

Airport Functioning & Strategy

Cargo Management & Handling

Safety & Security Management

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Career Options and Job Prospects

The aviation industry is always looking for competent candidates who can work in one of the busiest industry in the world and can still keep their calm and poise. Successful graduates after completing their respective courses can apply for the following aviation job roles:

  • Air Hostess/ Cabin Crew
  • Front-end Office Operator
  • Steward
  • Assistant Manager
  • Airport Manager
  • Cargo Department Manager

The average salary for a fresher in the aviation industry varies as per their job roles. The starting salary for a cabin crew/ steward is Rs. 5 lakhs - Rs. 7 lakhs per year whereas for the ground staff the package is between Rs. 4 lakh - Rs. 6 lakh. Candidates after gaining sufficient experience can even start their own aviation training centres or can work as full-time grooming/ professional trainers. Listed below are some of the top aviation recruiting companies:

  • Make My Trip
  • Airbnb
  • Airport Authority of India
  • Air India
  • Vistara
  • Spicejet
  • Indigo
  • Air Asia
  • Go Air
  • Yatra

Related Questions

I want to know that which is the best college for BBA in aviation in india and MBA in aviation in india?

-SachiUpdated on September 22, 2020 12:47 AM
  • 1 Answer
Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Both BBA in Aviation and MBA in Aviation are excellent courses catering to one of the fastest growing industries in India.

Please note that the best college for you to pursue courses will depend on your requirements as well as skill level.

Here are the lists of colleges offering BBA in Aviation in India and the colleges offering MBA in Aviation in India. You can select the best colleges that match your requirements by using the filters available on the respective pages.

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Sir, I have (-) power in my both eyes, can apply for the aviation course?

-Rinika DuttaUpdated on August 31, 2020 03:35 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

It will depend on which course you want to take up. If you want to pursue a course that involves lying and in-flight operations, you may be required to have accurate or near-accurate eyesight. You may also be allowed to have an eyesight correction operation or wear glasses.

Here is an article on how to become a Commercial Pilot in India for your reference. However, in courses such as BBA in Airport Management or BSc in Airline and Airport Management, there is no such restriction on eyesight.

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Is there any appearance problems in aviation management jobs

-SagarUpdated on August 23, 2020 01:55 AM
  • 1 Answer
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Most of the aviation companies select you on the basis of your appearance, personality, soft skills and creativity. You are thus advised to be well dressed while appearing for an interview. For some of the job profiles such as Air Traffic Controller, Airport Manager, Airport Operations Manager, Air Freight Manager, appearance is an important factor. You should have good communication skills and presentation skills as it will reflect your personality. You can enrol for any personality development program to prepare for an interview for aviation management jobs. We have listed some important tips for clearing an interview below ...

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FAQs

What are the top colleges offering Aviation courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Management courses : National Institute of Industrial Engineering (Mumbai) , Faculty of Management Studies (Delhi) , Institute of Management-Christ University (Bangalore) , Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) , Management Development Institute (Gurgaon). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Aviation or not.

What is the average fee for the course Aviation ?

The average fee for Aviation is INR 30,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course Aviation ?

Aviation is a 2 year course.

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