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Aviation Ground Operative Apprenticeship Standard

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

Who is this Standard for?

An aviation ground operative could work in a number of environments, such as a commercial airport, military base/aerodrome, heliport or other airfield. Aviation ground operators form the teams above and below wing to ensure the efficient and effective arrival, turnaround and departure of aircraft. At the heart of the role is safety, security and compliance with aviation regulations that focus on each operator’s day to day duties. Effective communication and team work ensure that Aircraft Handling, air traffic control (ATC) and those moving, loading, unloading and servicing a range of aircraft achieve the objectives of their organisation in this diverse field.

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 14/04/2016 will be assessed against ST0037/AP02.

End-Point assessment methods

·         2x On-Demand Tests (Core and specialist function)

·         Practical Observation

·         Professional Discussion

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.



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