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Aviation Operations Manager Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 4 End-Point Assessment for Aviation Operations Manager

Who is this Standard for?

With accountability for compliance, safety and security within their area, planning and effective use of resources, processes and procedures are essential to maintaining an effective aviation operation, such as a commercial airport, military base/aerodrome, heliport or other airfield. Specialist roles, all focus around the management of aircraft arrival, turnaround and departure, as well as the environment and facilities, will include knowledge, skills and behaviours to complete complex aviation tasks and will include management of others to enable compliance with regulations through a safe, secure and effective aviation operation. Effective communication and decision making across all levels of the organisation and with stakeholders across the aviation operation are essential. Aviation operations management comprises seven distinct managerial areas within an aviation environment. 

Programme structure

This is a level 4 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months. 

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 19/08/2016 will be assessed against ST0039/AP01

End-Point Assessment methods

  • 2x Written Exams (Core and specialist function)
  • Reflective Essay and Log of Professional Competence
  • Professional Discussion

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