Nowadays, as international tourism becomes increasingly popular, serving tourists is not only the responsibility of travel companies but also of service providers in all areas of passenger transportation and ground services at airports. Meeting the human resource needs of businesses in this sector, the Aviation and Travel Operations is a field of study that brings many job opportunities to young people worldwide and in Vietnam, too. The program provides students with a broad perspective, including professional knowledge of tourism, transportation, international aviation service operations management, and good career prospects with high-income potential in the future.
The Diploma in Aviation and Travel Operations (DATO) is conducted in collaboration between Pegasus International College and SISH Institute (Singapore), leading students to a qualification awarded by SISH. This program is designed to prepare students for their careers in the rapidly growing aviation and travel industry. It’s an excellent opportunity for young people who aspire to work in travel and aviation services, airport check-in and ground services, air traffic control, and airport service operations and become a part of the new workforce generation.
The training program is conducted entirely in English and follows international aviation service standards. It aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of aviation and travel service operations and to equip them with the necessary professional competencies to cater to the growing demand for a high-quality workforce in the field of travel, aviation, and airport services, both at the operational and managerial levels. The course also offers a multicultural learning environment and work experience with industry professionals from Singapore and other countries, thereby developing an international perspective for students.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate relevant operational principals in various types of aviation and travel organizations.
- Organize information for further application or dissemination.
- Recall real-world problems from the aviation and travel industry by identifying central issues and listing solutions.
- Demonstrative attainment of prescribed goals through organizing, motivating, coordinating, and collaborating with peers.
II. Course Information:
|2 intakes a year (i.e. Fall intake in September and Spring intake in March) – official date will be announced.
|15 months (including 6 months of internship).
|maximum 20 students/class.
|· 17 years old and above
· Completion of Secondary School Qualification (or its equivalent)
|Attained IELTS 5.0 IELTS certificate (or its equivalent), or satisfy SISH’s English proficiency test requirements.
|Total Learning Modules:
|Weekly Learning Hours:
|Average 20 hours per week
|Total Learning Hours:
|1,120 hours of contact hours and self-study hours (excluding Industrial Attachment)
|– Direct, hands-on instructions and industry-based simulations.
– Quality training materials are carefully selected by SISH Institute, ensuring professionalism and updates.
– Modern facilities and an international learning environment.
– Experienced and highly skilled industry professionals.
|The curriculum and pedagogy of the course focus on the development of learners’ skills and competencies so that they can transfer the gained knowledge and learned skills into their performance at the workplace. The teaching method consists of multiple delivery dimensions such as classroom lectures, group discussions, case studies, career preparation workshops, role-plays, individual and group tutorials, presentations, and assessments. Tutorials, individually and in groups, are essential for developing each student’s direction.
|Language of delivery:
|The Diploma in Aviation and Travel Operations is issued by SISH Institute Singapore, with international validity, leading to transfer to the University of West London or a higher level program of SISH.
|According to the school’s program at the time of registration
|· Airport and terminal operators
· Airport service executives
· Airport security and safety personnel
· Ground handling staff at airports and terminals
· Travel and tourism company employees