How To Become A Ground Engineer In The Aviation Industry?

May 15, 2021

How To Become A Ground Engineer In The Aviation Industry?

 

Aviation is a vast growing sector in India and offers some of the best employment opportunities for a student after class 12th. Aviation courses in India after class 12th are available at the degree or diploma level. Students who are interested in joining various sectors of the aviation industry have plenty of options of courses after completing 10+2 level education. The number of colleges, quality of curriculum as well as the scope of aviation courses is always huge in India.

LIST OF CAREER OPTIONS IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL AIRLINE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS
FLIGHT PURSERS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS
AVIATION DOCTORS FLIGHT DISPATCHERS
FLIGHT AND GROUND INSTRUCTORS COMMERCIAL PILOTS
THE FACTOR FACILITATORS  

 

HOW TO OPERATE/ BECOME A GROUND ENGINEER IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY?

In aviation, ground crew are airline personnel that service aircraft while on the ground – as opposed to aircrew, who operate an aircraft while in flight. The term ground crew is used by both commercial airlines and military aviation. There are courses to train Trainees in Mechanical Stream and Avionics Stream of Engineering. If you are one who wishes to become a Ground Engineer in the aviation Industry, you may visit all the details to apply for this career.

AVIATION COURSES AFTER 12TH

It is important to check every detail about the course or the college before investing one’s time and money into it.

NAME OF THE COURSE DURATION ELIGIBILITY/SELECTION CRITERIA ROLES OFFERED EXPECTED SALARY
BBA In Business Management 3 years Minimum of 50% marks in class 12 from any stream

·        Administrator

·        Airport Manager

·        Staff Manager

·        Safety Officer

Rs. 3 to 6 Lakh p.a.
B.Sc in Airline and Airport Management 3 years Minimum 50% marks in class 12 in any stream

·        Cabin Crew Services

·        Airline Reservation Agent

·        Airline Customer Support

Rs. 3 to 7 lakh p.a.
B.Sc. Aviation 3 years Minimum 50% marks in 12 with science stream (PCM)

·        Air Traffic controller

·        Technical Ground Operator

·        Safety Manager

Rs 2 to 4 lakh p.a.
Diploma in Aviation Hospitality 1 year Students of all streams can apply after class 12th

·        Cabin Crew

·        Office Operators

·        Ground staff

Rs 4 to 6 lakh p.a.
Diploma in Airport Management 1 year Students of all streams can apply after class 12

·        Assistant Manager

·        Airport Manager

·        Cargo Department Manager

Rs 2 to 5 lakh p.a.
Commercial Pilot Training 4-5 years depending on the flying hours and schedules Minimum 45-50% marks in 12 with science stream (PCM)

·        Ferry Pilot

·        Commercial pilot

Rs 5 to 12 lakh p.a.
Diploma in ground staff and Cabin Crew Training 6 months to 1 year Students of all streams can apply after 12th

·        Air hostess

·        Frond-end office operator

·        Steward

Rs 4 to 6 lakh p.a.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering 3 years including 6 months training Minimum 50% marks in 12 with science stream (PCM)

  ·        Maintenance Engineer

Rs 3 to 5 lakh p.a.
MBA in Aviation Management 2 Years Graduation with at least 45-50%. Should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any discipline with minimum 2 years of work experience in the work industry

·        Aviation Faculty

·        Human Resources Manager

·        Airport operation Manager

Rs 4.5 to 6.5 lakh p.a.

 

ADMISSION PROCEDURES

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS UG AND PG DIPLOMA PROGRAMS BACHELOR’S PROGRAMS PG  PROGRAMS DOCTORATE
One can simply apply for the program and pay the necessary amount, shall meet the eligibility criteria having a class 12th pass certificate and the age limits can be within 17-30 years. Applications can be online or offline. Pg admissions are done just after the completion of graduation in any stream. Application forms are available both online and offline. Admissions are done with presenting important documents of class 10 and 12 and conducting a round of interviews. In cases like MBA in Aviation Management, candidates have to sit for entrance exams like CAT, MAT, and SNAP and so on. There are few colleges that offer Ph.D. in Aviation Management.


SKILLS REQUIRED

Ground engineers should be dedicated and groomed in a proficient way, should have deeper knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills , must be flexible and should have skilled tactics to cater to the growing demand in the Aviation Industry. They deal with the construction, repair and maintenance of the aircraft at the technical level. Successful candidates after obtaining license shall have ample employment opportunities in government airline, private airlines, Corporate, Public/Private Aviation Organization.

TOP COLLEGES

·        Chandigarh University

·        Indian Aviation Academy, Mumbai

·        Wingsss College of Aviation Technology, Pune

·        Indian Institute of Aeronautics, New Delhi

·        Hindustan Aviation Academy

·        Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

·        Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy, Hyderabad

·        Indian Institute of Aeronautics Science, Jamshedpur

·        Indian Institute of Aeronautical Science, Kolkata

·        Hindustan Aviation Academy, Bangalore.

By Tunisha Banerjee

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