All about the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3)Posted on 11/04/2017 by Jess O'Connor
Do you love flying? Do you enjoy the thrill of a busy airport? Do you like watching planes take off and land just for fun?
If so, you’ll probably love a career in the aviation industry.
Whether you dream of becoming a flight attendant or a customs officer, a baggage handler or a check-in assistant, the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation can get your aviation career off to a flying start.
This Level 3 qualification will teach you what it’s like to work at airports and on airplanes. You’ll study topics such as:
- Flight attending
- Aviation security
- Airport geography
- Check-in procedures
- International travel
- Baggage handling
- And much more!
Course length: 20 weeks
Next start dates: 24 July (City) or 28 August (Botany)
After just 20 weeks, you’ll be armed with the knowledge to apply for an entry-level job at an airport or with an airline. For example, you could find work in airport customs, airport operations, customer service, retail, flight attending, ticketing, ground crew, baggage handling, aircraft cleaning, and more.
In fact, eight ITC students just started a fixed-term contract with AVSEC, working as Baggage Load Assistants at Auckland Airport. What a great start to their aviation career!
Want to learn more? Just ask our graduates
Here’s what some of our graduates have to say about the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3).
“It’s a great opportunity to get your foot in the door and to have all the knowledge and training required to go into the industry. It really shapes you for the real world,” says Shalu Dass, who is now working for Aerocare as a Jetstar check-in assistant.
Meanwhile, Air New Zealand employee Veenay Mani credits ITC with helping him further his passion for aviation.
“ITC helped me understand more about tourism and aviation, and this has further inspired my love for aviation,” says Veenay.
“Take all you can from ITC. They care about you and genuinely want you to excel,” he adds.
Another graduate, Linda Vongprem, is one of the eight students working for AVSEC as a Baggage Handling Assistant. She says the “job is awesome” as she gets to meet different people every day.
“Without ITC’s help, I wouldn’t even have had a chance to work at the airport because I had no idea where to begin. Thank you everyone for the help – I really enjoy working at the airport, it’s such an exciting and fun environment,” says Linda.
Applications for the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation Level 3 are open now. Get in touch to register your interest and get your aviation career off to a flying start.Posted in News, Study inspiration |