Degree level students at Craven College’s Aviation Academy received a visit from the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) to gain valuable insight in to careers in aerospace and aviation.
Ros Azouzi, the Careers and Education Manager for the RAeS, visited the students at the College’s unique air-side campus at Leeds Bradford International Airport to deliver a workshop with specialist careers and CV advice, for students seeking post-graduate employment, or looking for other work in aerospace or aviation as an undergraduate.
Peter Jackson, Lecturer in Aviation Studies at The Aviation Academy said:
‘We are grateful that Ros was able to come from the world's only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community and deliver this invaluable workshop. Students currently studying on the Air Transport Management BSc and Aviation Management & Operations FdSc took part and found it outstanding’.
Craven College offers a diverse and inspiring range of Aviation and Travel & Tourism degrees and professional courses, at both Skipton and Leeds Bradford International Airport Aviation Academy campuses. Full and part-time options are available taught by highly qualified staff. For more information on all courses visit our course pages or call 0113 391 0919.
Running from September 2012 to February 2013 and February to July 2013
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Age 18 as of 31 August 2012
Craven College is pleased to announce that The Travel & Aviation Academy has arrived at its Aireville Campus in Skipton.
The Aviation Academy, part of Craven College, opened in September 2005 with a unique airside campus at Leeds Bradford International Airport. Now the college is providing its award winning expertise and industry links in Skipton alongside its Travel Division, for students who find it difficult to travel to Leeds Bradford International Airport.
Students will now be able to benefit from industry specialist tutors in Skipton and be part of the high quality training of aviation specialists to support the industry. The Aviation Academy has close working relationships with a number of organisations including Jet2.com, Tui, Servisair and Malta Airport who are supporting Craven College with the opening in Skipton.
Facilities will include Jet2.com, Tui and Servisair branded rooms, a mock cabin and facilities that will replicate an airport waiting lounge. There will be a full range of specialist courses which will prepare students for a variety of careers including cabin crew, airport ground crew, passenger service agents, air traffic control, aeronautical engineering, pilot, airline and airport management. Programmes are designed in collaboration with industry partners.
Tina Gale, Manager for The Travel & Aviation Academy says:
‘It is fantastic that we are able to extend our excellent provision for students from a wider geographical area who are looking for a career in aviation or travel. We are also responding to our industry partners who are looking for employees at Manchester Airport and Leeds Bradford international Airport.
The Travel & Aviation Academy in Skipton will be officially opened by Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of Jet2.com in March. Applications are now been taken for courses starting in September 2012.