English for Ground Personnel

The essential English language used in this course is listed below:

  • Airport and Ground Operations
  • Aircraft De-icing operations
  • Aircraft Marshalling and Ramp Hand Signals
  • Aircraft Turnaround Coordination
  • Extreme Weather Operations 
  • Baggage Handing Services
  • Basic Airside Safety
  • Airport Services – Passenger Handling
  • Ground Vehicles and Equipment 

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Course numbers: AV-8.30
Lessons per week (45 minutes): 30 (20 + 10)
Language levels for entry: Intermediate to Advanced
Group size - Specialised English:Average 5 (Maximum 8)
Class size - General English:Average 10 (Maximum 15)
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Multimedia learning centre: Yes
Sport and leisure activities: View details
Minimum age:18
Course Duration (in weeks):2-4

Important information

If your level of English is not yet high enough for enrolment for these courses you can first follow an Intensive Course (G-1.30) for a period of preparation.


Students may elect to take their 20 lessons of intensive English tuition in the Executive Centre with an average of 2 students (max. 4) per mini group, View details.


If you would like an indication of your English language level, we can advise you on a suitable test to take before you enrol. This will be used as a guide, and final acceptance is subject to our entry test held at the school. If you are
not yet at the minimum level required, you will be transferred to a suitable alternative course.