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Airline Operations

Certificate of Completion in Airline Operations: Ground Operations

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Airline Operations: Ground Operations program is designed to provide ramp safety and ground operation procedures for airline employees. Courses cover all aspects of the ramp environment including procedures for arrival, turnaround, and departure conditions. Familiarization of various aircraft with an emphasis on engine safety, structural and performance limits, flight crew requirements and passenger capacities is also covered. Rules and regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration are emphasized.

Admission Criteria:
This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.

CIPS Code: 49.0104

Required Courses

Required Courses 7-8
Course # Course Title Credits
AIR140* Ramp Safety Procedures 2
AIR142* Aircraft Dynamics 3
Any BPC Business-Personal Computer course (1) AND
Airline Cargo Services (2) OR
Aircraft Load Planning (1)

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives 3
Course # Course Title Credits
Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120
COM110 Interpersonal Communications Shared Unique Number Number COM1100 3
COM230 Small Group Communications Shared Unique Number Number COM2271 3
MGT229 Management and Leadership I 3


  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 10-11
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program
  • This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
  • *Indicates course has a prerequisite and/or corequisites
  • xxx Indicates any suffixed courses.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00