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If you would like to work in the aviation industry but need qualifications to enable you to do so, then look no further, we can help.
Our unique airside campus is based at Leeds Bradford Airport – one of the UK’s major airports. We have access to flying schools, technical instruction, expert careers advice and aviation knowledge. (Please note that we do not accept applications from international students.)

Our Courses


Title Level
AviationLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
Cabin CrewLevel 2


Title Level
Air Transport Management BSc (Hons) (Top-up)Level 6
Aviation Management & Operations with Pilot Studies FdScLevel 5
Aviation Management & Operations FdScLevel 5

Coming Up

Future Student Morning01 July - 09:30 - 11:30
Graduation 202216 September - All Day

Our Socials

Representing @theaviationacademy today @pudseygs #careersfair #aviationcourses ...#degreestudents #furthereducation #travel #abta #jet2 #leedsbradfordairport @cravencollege #enrichinglivesthroughlearning

Well done to our final Term receivers of this recognition award. Well done ...Emily and Joe. Next Awards will be our end of year recognition later this month. Well done to all of our learners this year we are all so proud of you. Just a few weeks to go so keep going and good luck for final assessments. #enrichinglivesthroughlearning @theaviationacademy @cravencollege

Oh the Grand Old Tour of York. Fantastic guided tour of York by our Level 3 ...Year 2’s. Part of their Tour Guiding and Events Unit. Aviation courses also include delving deeper in to the Tourism Industry after all the 2 go together. Excellent commentary and history. Well done to all. If you are looking for a course in Aviation and Travel then join us at our next Open Event. 👍

End of Year Summer BBQ

Did someone mention a BBQ?
We are having end of year BBQ on Saturday 18th June, 1130-1430. Look out for some live entertainment and a raffle - there are some amazing prizes to be won!

Family, Friends, Current and Ex-students are all welcome

**EMERGENCY ON BOARD** Aviation Emergency Response Skills Academy. Who would prioritise? Triage assessment- well done to our Level 3 learners today! #aviationfirstaid #triage #firstresponders #education #cravencollege @theaviationacademy #enrichinglivesthroughlearning

**NOW AVAILABLE** and only £5 - reusable refillable @theaviationacademy ...branded water bottles. Refill with water from our new water fountains. Cut down on waste and contribute to being environmentally friendly. @cravencollege #aviation #enrichinglivesthroughlearning

Fantastic show of teamwork, resilience,communication and life saving skills at ...the South Shields Marine College. Well done to all who took part.

Field research day trip to York. Our level 3 year 2 learners planning their ...upcoming guided tour of York. Beautiful and productive day. @theaviationacademy @cravencollege #enrichinglivesthroughlearning

WOW 💛💙 what an amazing project led by some of our learners. Relief and ...donations for #ukraine. Support them by bringing in anything from soap to nappies and colouring books to toothpaste etc. Show your support between now and shipment 🚚 leaving Monday 28th March. Once again another demonstration of teamwork. Thank you in advance. @theaviationacademy #enrichinglivesthroughlearning @cravencollege

Level 3 working on their Tour Guiding unit invite our learners to a guided tour... of York. Enquire with NCFE year 2. May 27th #enrichinglivesthroughlearning @cravencollege @theaviationacademy

Getting Here

The Aviation Academy
Hangar 1, Southside Aviation Centre,
Leeds, LS19 7UG
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