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Love airports? You’ll love the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3)

Posted on 11/07/2017 by

Make your dream of working at the airport come true by studying the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3).

Do you love going to the airport? Are you the first person to volunteer to pick up or drop off travelling friends and relatives? Would you love to work as a check-in agent, baggage handler, or customer service assistant? Or, let’s be honest, you’d happily take any job – as long as it’s at the airport?

If you’re thinking “yes! Tell me more!”, then you’ll love the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3).

This 20-week qualification is the perfect introduction to working at airports and on airplanes. You’ll learn about exciting aviation topics such as:

  • What it’s really like to be a flight attendant
  • Aviation security and check-in procedures
  • International travel
  • Airport geography
  • Baggage handling
  • And so much more

Course length: 20 weeks
Next start date: 28 August (Botany)

This qualification could help you find work in flight attending, airport customs, customer service, baggage handling, ticketing, and more.

APPLY NOW: Just send us a message or call us on 0800 868 747 to start the application process today.

What’s it really like to work at the airport?

Wondering if working at the airport is everything you’ve dreamed of and more? Just ask our students. Eight ITC graduates have just landed jobs working as baggage load assistants at Auckland Airport. Here’s what some of them have to say about the experience so far.

“I love my job” – Shirin Singh

“If you love people, then the load assistant job is for you! It’s really exciting. You see and talk to people from diverse cultures. I really love my job. For six hours every day, I meet so many people,” says Shirin.

She adds that the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation helped prepare her for this role.

“I studied the load assistant role while I was doing my level 3 at ITC, so I had no confusion at all about what I needed to do. ITC is the best place to study if you’re interested in the tourism industry.”

“The people are so friendly” – Dorothy Fauafa

“Working for Avsec as a load assistant has given me the motivation to go further within aviation security. The people are so friendly and I’m learning every day, adapting new skills and experience from my co-workers. I hope to one day become an officer here at Avsec and further my career,” says Dorothy.

“The job is awesome” – Linda Vongprem

“I get to meet different people every day, the job is awesome. Without ITC’s help I wouldn’t have had a chance to work at the airport because I had no idea where to begin. Thank you everyone at ITC for the help. I enjoy working at the airport, it’s a fun and exciting environment,” says Linda.

Would you like to work at the airport too? Get in touch today to enrol in the next aviation course starting July 24 in the city centre or August 28 in Botany.

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