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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:

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 in baggage, ramp, technical ramp and in-flight catering and operations in aircraft interior cleaning and cargo and warehousing.

Your scope of work includes managing daily operations, implementing and observing Standard Operating Procedures, operating different equipment and vehicles and deploying technological expertise aim at exciting customers and stakeholders’ expectations of Singapore Changi Airports. 

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What you'll learn

  • Manage resource planning
  • Manage team performance
  • Provide ramp operations support 
  • Handle baggage arrival and departure 
  • Handle interline–transfer baggage
  • Plan resources for AIC operations
  • Provide technical ramp operations
  • Handle delivery of catering services
  • Conduct checks on in-flight meal catering 
  • Manage importation, exportation & transhipment of cargo 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. ITE graduates from any one of the following courses:

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • Aerospace Avionics
    • Aerospace Machining Technology
    • Aerospace Technology
    • Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles)
    • Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles)
    • Business Administration
    • Business Services
    • Facility Technology
    • Logistics Services
    • Mechanical Technology 

    Higher Nitec:

    • Automotive Engineering
    • Event Management
    • International Logistics
    • Maritime Business
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Passengers Services


    In-service employees with:

    • Equivalent qualifications such as Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above
    • Relevant work experience
    • Strong employer endorsement
  2. Free from acrophobia
  3. Pass company screening and interview

Progression Opportunities

Work-Study Diploma graduates can apply to related full-time or part-time degree programmes in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) or Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), subject to the admission requirements of the university.

Career Opportunities

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