How our Airport Training Course helped someones life take off

Article from Bristol News, 8th Jan, 2014, highlighting the employment opportunities from undertaking a Swissport/Servisair Aviation or Airport training course .

The Bristol news reported that MUM-of-three has started a new life thanks to an aviation industry training programme run by the City of Bristol College.

Sophia Green, 35, from Easton, realised she wanted to try something new when she saw how excited her eldest daughter was about starting university.

Single mum Sophia decided to sit the college’s Aviation Environment Diploma developed with top aviation handler Servisair to meet their developing industry needs.

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The course was run in the City of Bristol College where Helen Mortimore, senior lecturer had this to say about the opportunity available with Swissport/Servisair airport training courses.

“We have been working with Servisair on this programme for five years having identified a need for employees to have the appropriate skills before starting work in the aviation industry.

“All students are given the opportunity to apply for a position, be interviewed by Servisair and, if successful, progress onto employment.

“The programme provides the students with valuable work experience which will open doors into other travel and tourism areas such as cabin crew, overseas resort representative or retail travel.

“Permanent contracts are also offered within Servisair to those students who have performed well and wish to progress further within airport ground handling.

“This programme is an example of how meeting the needs of the industry results in employment for young people. We’re passionate about supporting our students and it’s fantastic to see how many students go onto employment and progress through this programme.”

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