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Aviation Ground Handler Apprenticeship Standard


What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Aviation Ground Handler

Who is this Standard for?

This occupation is found in the Aviation sector, across a range of different types of organisations and employers including all those working in roles supporting the safe arrival, turnaround and departure of aircraft at airports, military bases, heliports and other airfields.

This occupation requires Aviation ground handlers to be physically fit and active, working mainly outdoors in all weathers and commonly requires shift working. The broad purpose of the occupation is to ensure the efficient and effective arrival, turnaround and departure of aircraft. Aviation ground handlers work in a number of environments, such as a commercial airport, military base/aerodrome, aircraft carrier, heliport or other airfield. Aviation ground handlers work in highly organised teams below wing.

Programme structure

This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months. 

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 13/09/2021 will be assessed against ST0908/AP01.

End-Point assessment methods

·         Observation with questions and answers

·         Professional discussion

You can find resources to prepare for and support end-point assessment for this standard here.

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