National Diploma (Certificate 4) in Aviation Operations with Business

This course is designed to provide an all-round introduction to the business and aviation operations industry for those who wish to further their careers in one of its many occupational areas such as passenger liaison, ramp work, cargo operations and ground handling, along with traditional business and airline jobs, including customer service positions.

Why enrol in this programme?

The programme gives learners a sound foundation in the aviation industry, while also developing business skills which are essential for gaining employment or for securing career progression. It has been designed to allow learners to study specialist units that reflect their career aspirations and the diverse nature of the aviation operations industry.


The National Diploma (Certificate 4) in Aviation Operations with Business is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University and BTEC Pearson, UK. The EAU award is recognised by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE.

Career prospects

Graduates may choose to begin their careers with the various aviation departments within the airport environment, or within the airline operations and services sectors.

Successful completion of the National Diploma (Certificate 4) in Aviation Operations with Business qualification will also enable you to progress to an applied bachelor programme in a relevant field of study.

Course outline

A typical two-year study plan.

Mode of delivery

This programme is offered on full-time semester basis.


Two years.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 11 or equivalent, minimum cumulative average of 60%
  • British System IGCSE/GCSE/O-Level Five IGCSE/GCSE/O-level subjects at grade 'C' or above.
  • BTEC Qualification: First Diploma Business or Engineering.
  • English Proficiency: Original scores for any of the following - TOEFL Paper Based (500); or TOEFL CBT (173); or TOEFL IBT (61); or IELTS (5); or PTE Academic (36) or sit the Emirates Aviation University's English Language Entry Test.
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This course is Campus based
Start Date
2 years
55,140 AED
Tuition Fees, 2,500 AED Registration Fee
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