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Higher Diploma in Aviation Inflight and Passenger Services

Higher Diploma in Aviation Inflight and Passenger Services
Programme Aims

This programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation of various business operations and practices in aviation, airline, airport and passenger transport industry.


It also enables students to establish a correct and positive attitude to customers and acquire the necessary skills and tools to deliver quality customer services.

Vocational Professionals Admission Scheme
Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full Time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Tsing Yi)

Entrance Requirements
Career Prospects

Graduates may be employed in the field of passenger transport or customer services management. They are competent to take up positions like Flight Attendants, Airline Ground Staff, Cruise Ambassadors, Call Center Operation Trainees, and Customer Service Representatives in the public and private sectors.


Graduates may pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They may also apply for admission to the top-up degree programmes in Hong Kong offered by the following university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) :

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Business Management offered by Sheffield Hallam University, UK[Not applicable to Mainland students]

# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.

Professional Recognition

The programme has maintained close contact with the passenger transport industry. We regularly invite guest speakers from industry and arrange aviation-related workplace attachments for students.

  • Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.
  • Programme with interdisciplinary collaboration. The programme is jointly offered by the Business and Hospitality disciplines.

Semester 1 :
-Introduction to Aviation
-Airport Passenger Services Training 1
-Customer Service Enhancement
-Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship
-English & Communication : Workplace Interaction
-IT Essentials - Business
-Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness


Semester 2 :
-Airline Cabin Crew Training 1
-Airport Passenger Services Training 2
-Business Statistics
-Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship
-Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
-English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
-Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
-Creative Project


Semester 3 :
-Cruise Services Operation and Hospitality
-Low-cost Airline Services & Safety: A Practical Approach
-Airline Catering
-English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
-Work-integrated Learning*
-Creative Project


Semester 4 :
-Premium Airline Services & Safety : A Practical Approach
-Service Operation Management in Aviation & Passenger Transport
-Marketing Essentials
-Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations & Promotional Text Writing
-English & Communication : Reports
-Enhancing Competenices in the 21st Century Workplace
-Final Year Project
-Work-integrated Learning*
-Enrichment Module A


Semester 5 :
-Land Transport Service Operations
-Trends and Development for Aviation and Passenger Transport
-Airline Cabin Crew Training 2
-SMART Airport Operations
-English & Communication : Promotional Materials
-Final Year Project
-Work-integrated Learning*
-Enrichment Module B


* Depending on the job nature and study programmes, Work-integrated Learning will be arranged at an appropriate time during the period of study.

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