Special Aviation Programme

Anglo-Continental offers specialised language training both for individuals and professional groups. Specially designed programmes prepare trainees for professional and specialised employment.

Aviation English language training courses

These courses combine intensive general English tuition with specialised English study – subjects include:

  • Aeronautical Information Service (AIS)
  • Air Navigation
  • Aviation Management
  • Aviation Security
  • Cabin Crew
  • Engineering in Aviation
  • Meteorology

Training Objectives

Training objectives are defined before enrolment in consultation with trainees’ sponsors. All special group programmes can be adjusted to the participants’ level of English and professional knowledge and experience.

Course Content

Group training programmes, usually of 30 lessons per week, normally include two components:

  • General English Language Tuition, with other trainees in international classes or in closed professional groups;
  • Specialised English Language Tuition, normally in closed professional groups.

Course Durations

Professional training programmes may be of any duration from 4 to 50 weeks
according to need.

Language Levels

Trainees can be accepted for general English tuition at all levels of English from
beginner to advanced. The minimum level for specialised language training is
Low Intermediate.

Your Career

If you are planning a career as a pilot and are interested in starting your aviation training whilst improving your English language level at Anglo-Continental, we can assist you by introducing you to one of the following local flight training schools
once you are in Bournemouth:


  • Flight rules
  • Air traffic services
  • Theory of flight
  • Air navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Communications
  • Aerodromes
  • Aircraft characteristics
  • Weather
  • The earth
  • Aeronautical Information Service (AIS)
  • Locations, maps and charts
  • Speed, time and distance
  • Navigational aids
  • International aviation
  • Aviation services
  • Airline management
  • Airline operations
  • Airport management and operations
  • Telecommunications
  • Airport construction and maintenance
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Management communication
  • Threats to civil aviation
  • Passenger profiling
  • Questioning techniques
  • Methods of concealment
  • Screening of passengers and luggage
  • Explosive devices, other prohibited items, and CBRN threats
  • Document verification
  • Biometric technologies
  • Customer services and effective security
  • Passenger restraint
  • Airports
  • Aircraft
  • Boarding and in-flight duties
  • In-flight emergency procedures
  • Dealing with passengers
  • Medical problems
  • Food and drink
  • Theory of flight
  • Aircraft construction, systems and components
  • Engines
  • Propellers
  • Electricity and electronics
  • Cockpit instruments
  • Tools and workshop practices
  • Principles of meteorology
  • General aviation terminology
  • Met services at airports
  • Visibility, the atmosphere and pressure
  • Precipitation
  • Forecasting
  • Airport and Ground Operations
  • Aircraft De-icing operations
  • Aircraft Marshalling and Ramp Hand Signals
  • Aircraft Turnaround Coordination
  • Extreme Weather Operations
  • Baggage Handling Services 
  • Basic Airside Safety
  • Airport Services – Passenger Handling
  • Ground Vehicles and Equipment