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Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

Singapore is a global air hub with a leading aviation and aerospace industry. In the next ten years, this exciting industry is expected to see a major increase in capacity along with opportunities for skilled entry-level airport operations specialists.

This diploma course prepares you for a professional career in the Air Transport sector. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide airport ground-handling services, which include managing operations, implementing Standard Operating Procedures, operating different equipment/vehicles, and deploying technological tools to address customers and stakeholders’ needs.


Possess an avid passion for aviation service sector and willing to work as a team under long hours and shifts.  Strive in demanding environment where fast turnaround time, high accuracy in task handling and full safety compliance are the norm on the job and lastly, aspire a career in Airport Operations with the World’s leading airport. 

Job Role:

An Airport Ground Handling Officer is one who provides airport ground handling services in baggage, ramp, technical ramp, airfreight and cargo operations, in-flight catering and aircraft interior cleaning. He/she manages operations, implement standard operating procedures, operates different equipment/vehicles, and deploys technological tools to address customers and stakeholders’ needs.

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What you'll learn

  • Manage ramp operations
  • Manage baggage handling services
  • Manage airfreight and cargo operations
  • Manage advanced ramp handling
  • Manage catering services
  • Manage aircraft interior cleaning operations
  • Manage technical ramp services
  • Manage teams

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. ITE graduates from any one of the following courses + pass company screening & interview;
    • Nitec with GPA ≥ 2
      • All Courses
    • Higher Nitec:
      • All Courses


  2. In-service employeeswith:
    • Equivalent qualifications such as Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above
    • Relevant work experience
    • Strong employer endorsement
    +In-service employee may be invited for an admission interview
  3. Physically fit and Free from acrophobia

Career Opportunities

On completion of this diploma programme, you can take up supervisory jobs in ground handling services.