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Higher Diploma in Aviation Services and Transport Studies…
Programme Aims

<p>The programme aims to assist students to build a sound basis for various aviation services operating at the airport and different modes of public and private transport operations.<br />
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The programme also enables students to appreciate the importance of technology advancement and industrial compliance in aviation services and transport industries on improving safety and operation efficiency.</p>

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 transport operations or planning and aviation services in various public and private enterprises. They are competent to take up posts in public transport operators, aviation services companies, transport consultant and government departments, such as operations officer, administrative officer, customer service officer, project assistant, fleet management supervisor, and assistant transport planner, etc.


Application for mapping for articulation pathways to local and overseas universities will be sought.

Professional Recognition

Application for professional recognition will be sought.

  1. 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.
  2. Programme with interdisciplinary collaboration. The programme is jointly offered by the Business and Hospitality disciplines.
  3. Medium of Instruction: Chinese (Putonghua) (Except some modules in English)


Semester 1 :

  • Aviation Services and Air Transport
  • Airport Passenger Services Training
  • Business Environment for Transport and Logistics
  • Marketing Essentials
  • English & Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghau Conversation and Reports
  • IT Essentials - Business
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project


Semester 2 :

  • Managing Transport Systems
  • Land Transport Management
  • Air Cargo Terminal Operations
  • Business Statistics
  • Management
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentation and Promotional Text Writing
  • Creative Project
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship


Semester 3 :

  • Transport Economics and Sustainability
  • Sea Transport Operations
  • Airline Catering Practices
  • Work-integrated Learning
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project


Semester 4 :

  • Transport Policy and Planning
  • Law of Business and Carriage
  • Airport Ramp Services
  • Enrichment Module B
  • English & Communication: Persuasive Presentation
  • English & Communication : Reports
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Work-integrated Learning*
  • Final Year Project


Semester 5 :

  • Transport Service Operations Management
  • Collaboration, Teamwork and Social Engagement
  • Accounting
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Airline Operations Planning
  • Safety and Security in Aviation
  • Final Year Project
  • Work-integrated Learning*
  • Enrichment Module A

* 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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