The Airport Operations Associate Certificate Program's purpose is to provide workers, currently employed by local, regional and international airports in Canada, the United States and globally with the opportunity to upgrade their technical and airport administration business skills. It will also be of benefit to those individuals who are not currently employed by an airport but are considering a career in airport operations.
Explore career ideas from the Saskatchewan Aviation Council.
This program consists of nine mandatory courses totaling 24 credits. The program focuses on industry standards and regulations related to airport operations including but not limited to airport and airline security systems, airport master planning, aviation safety and risk management, emergency preparedness, human factors, safety management systems and technical writing.
BCIT also offers a full-time Airport Operations Diploma of Technical Studies program.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
The training offered in the Associate certificate can lead to a wide range of entry-level positions in the aviation industry. This could include positions such as: Ground Transportation Coordinator; Baggage/Gate Scheduler; Airside Operations Project Coordinator; Communications Coordinator; Administrative Assistant; Airfield Operations Specialist; Emergency Response Specialist; Airport Operations Officer; Security Officer; Project Specialist; Pre-screening Security Supervisor; Airport Duty Officer and Noise Information Officer and Airline Check In Agents.
For more career ideas, check out the Saskatchewan Aviation Council.
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