Award in Airport Services and Ground Operations

West College Scotland


Greenock (Finnart Street) Campus


This course involves training in airport services and ground handling, including ticketing, seating methods, check-in and boarding requirements.

We are the only college in Scotland offering the course in this manner and offers a guaranteed interview for employment with Servisair, one of the largest ground handling agents on successful completion of the course.

Passports and visa; Tickets; Hand/Hold baggage; Seating methods; Check-in procedures; Boarding and announcement; Arrivals; Flight disruption; Special passengers.

Wednesday - 9.00am - 4.00pm

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However candidates must be over 18 years of age.

Progression Routes

Successful candidates will be offered an interview with Swissport at Glasgow Airport (subject to available positions). After completion students may wish to apply for the NC International Travel with Airport Ground Operations Course.

Start Date

September, April



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 weeks


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level