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HT114107K
Higher Diploma in Airport Operations Management (Medium of Instruction: Putonghua) (Vocational Professionals Admission Scheme)


https://miao.vtc.edu.hk/sites/default/files/programmes/key_visuals/Aviation%20s…
Programme Aims

The programme aims to equip students with knowledge and skills of the aviation industry, covering airport and airline operations management, airport support services, airline and airport planning etc. Students will acquire skills through practices in simulated working environments and industrial attachment in airport or airline related companies.
 
The programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full Time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Haking Wong)

Entrance Requirements
Career Prospects

Graduates may be employed in airline, airport, and aviation ground support services. After accumulating further operational experiences, they can be promoted to supervisory or middle managerial positions, such as airport operation officer, air cargo service supervisor, aircraft services coordinator, etc.

Articulation

Graduates may articulate to the degree programmes offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hotel Operations Management (Medium of Instruction: Putonghua)


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

Professional Recognition

The programme is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality (IoH) of UK and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Note
  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. The programme is newly offered in AY 2024/25. The accreditation of programme will be conducted in 2024.
Curriculum

Semester 1:

  • Air Reservation and Ticketing
  • Foundation in Business Studies for Hospitality
  • Introduction to Ramp Operations
  • Introduction to the Aviation Industry
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • IT Essentials - Hospitality

 

Semester 2:

  • Airline and Airport Marketing
  • Airline Catering
  • Fundamental Tourism Concepts for Aviation
  • Introduction to Air Cargo Operations
  • Introduction to Air Navigation
  • Passenger Terminal Operations (Year Long module across Semesters 2 & 3)
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace

 

Semester 3:

  • Aviation Security and Safety
  • ICAO and International Aviation Legislation
  • Passenger Terminal Operations (Year Long module across Semesters 2 & 3)
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search

 

Semester 4:

  • Airline and Airport Management Project (Year-long module across Semesters 4 & 5)
  • Airline Planning
  • Airport Commercial Operations
  • Fare Calculation Principles
  • Human Resource Management in the Aviation Industry
  • Management Accounting in the Aviation Industry
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Year Long module across Semesters 4 & 5)
  • Enrichment Module B

 

Semester 5:

  • Airline and Airport Management Project (Year-long module across Semesters 4 & 5)
  • Airport Planning and Environmental Issues
  • Contemporary Issues in the Aviation Business
  • Hospitality Management
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Year Long module across Semesters 4 & 5)
  • Enrichment Module A

* Industrial Attachment: All programmes in the Hospitality Discipline include compulsory industrial attachment. Relevant work may involve shift duties and may take place during evenings, weekends or public holidays


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