Ground Staff Training courses in the Aviation Sector


Are you interested in taking the career of a ground staff in Aviation industry? Here is an option to know more about Ground Staff Training provided by famous institutes in India. Various certificate or diploma courses are available in this field. Here is a brief overview of eligibility, skills, courses available, admission procedure and salaries.

On an Airport many professional staff works besides airport management staff and cabin crew. They are known as 'Ground Staff' handling ground activities on Airports. Actually, it is the ground staff, who takes cares of passengers when aircraft landed on the ground. Passenger's convenience is the main responsibility of ground staff. They work a specific task in a team. Due to the growth of aviation sector and increasing flights, demand of ground staff is also increasing day by day.
The ground staffs are responsible to take care of all the work on the airport from providing a safe and enjoying environment to the passenger to baggage handling. To ensure smooth functioning of all the facilities, Airport Ground Staff need to be attentive and properly trained. They do different jobs like cargo handling, security, passenger handling, customer service, etc. as per their training specialty.

Eligibility

Any graduate (in any stream) with minimum 50% marks followed by any Certificate /Diploma Course in relevant field is eligible to apply for Airport Ground Staff.

Is there any age criteria?

If you wish to join Airport Ground Staff training courses in Aviation industry, then you must be between 17-30 years.

Skills Required

  • Good communication, and management skills
  • Knowledge of different foreign languages
  • Good personality
  • Good health
  • Full of energy with good stamina for working long and even in odd hours.
  • Friendly and polite nature
  • Ability to work during emergency situations


Courses available

The following courses offered by institutes across India includes technical as well as practical training.
  • Diploma in Ground Staff Training
  • Diploma in Airport Ground Staff Training
  • Diploma in Ground Staff handling


Course Syllabus

  • Airport and aviation tasks
  • Cargo handling
  • Passenger handling
  • Baggage handling
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Personality development and grooming skills
  • Interview skills
  • Customer service


Well-known institutes which offer course/ training for Ground Staff in Aviation Industry



  1. Aptech Aviation Academy:
    Course : Aptech Certified Professional in Ground Staff Services
    Duration : 5 months
    Fees : INR 53,570 – INR 66,680
    Email : aviation-placements@aptech.ac.in
    Contact: 1800-209-1444


  2. Indira Gandhi Institute of Aeronautics:
    Course : Airport Ground Services (Airport Management)
    Duration : 6 months to 1 year
    Email : info@igiaindia.in
    Contact : 011-49408152, 0172-5009299
    Address : B 1/2, First Floor, Janakpuri, Opposite Metro Pillar Number 543, Near Janakpuri East Metro Station, Najafgarh Road, Janakpuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110058


  3. Aviators Hub:
    Course : Ground Staff Training
    Duration : 3 months & 6 months
    Email : shallu@aviatorshub.in, aviatorshub@yahoo.com
    Contact : +91-9780817275, +91-9988025470
    Address : SCO-7, Chaura Bazar, Near Corporation Bank, Ambala-Chandigarh Road, Zirakpur (Chandigarh Tricity)


  4. Orient Flight Civil Aviation Academy:
    Course : Ground Staff Training
    Duration: 3 months
    Email : ofcaa@orientflights.com
    Contact : +91-8668090687


  5. Glider Aviation:
    Course : Ground Staff Training
    Email : glideraviationservices@gmail.com
    Contact : +91- 81222 79998, +91- 44 - 45092224
    Address : Apollo Dubai Plaza, NO 100, G 15, Mahalingapuram Main Rd, Mahalingapuram, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034


  6. ZEFT Aviation:
    Course : Advanced Diploma in Ground Staff
    Duration : 6 months
    Email : admissions@zeftaviation.in
    Contact : +91-9003623340
    Address : 335A, 13th St, Ramnagar South, Extn, Pallikarnai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600091
    Website : https://www.zeftaviation.in


  7. Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training:
    Course : Post Graduate Diploma in Airport Ground Services
    Duration : 1 year
    Contact : +91 -22-26706039/40/41, Toll free: 1800-258-7332
    Email : corporate@frankfinn.com
    Address : Best Building, 'A' Wing, 5th Floor, SV Road, Opposite Andheri Railway Station, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400058.


  8. Airborn Academy:
    Course : Certificate Course in Airport Handling and Air Ticketing
    Duration : 4 months
    Email : info@airbornacademy.com
    Contact : +91-8010478601
    Address : Building No.25, 2nd Floor, Opposite Metro Pillar-377, Delhi 110015


Note: To authenticate the institutes provided please check official website of the Airports Authority of India (https://www.aai.aero/).

How to apply for Ground Staff?

After completion of 10+2, aspirants has to get register himself for a certificate/diploma course viz. Diploma course in Airport Ground Staff Training. If a candidate is having Bachelor degree, he can do Post graduate diploma course in Airport Ground Staff Training.
After completing training /course he is eligible to apply for a job in domestic as well as international airlines. Certified Airport Ground Staff can grab lots of employment opportunities. He can see a job in private sector like SpiceJet, GoAir, Vistara etc. or in Government Sector like Airport Authority of India in various capacities of Ground Staff.

Salaries

Salaries of ground staff professionals varies based on several factors like educational qualification, job location, type of airport (domestic or international), size of airport and the institutes from which the candidate has got training. Usually salaries vary from 15 K to 35K. While in international airline one may get higher salaries.

Conclusion

It is a job oriented course. There are good career prospects in the field of Airport Ground Staff. One needs to complete a certificate or diploma course from a reputed institute and then go for a job in any airline. Skilled professionals can be hired by any airline either domestic or international.


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