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Course Overview

This subject provides an overview of the key facilities and systems in both the landside and airside of an airport. 





The objectives of this subject are to equip students with knowledge and skills to:

  1. Describe the key facilities and systems that are essential to the operation of airports
  2. Illustrate the key features, functions and operation of the key facilities and systems including safety considerations, performance assessment
  3. Relate the principal considerations in planning for key airport facilities and systems
  4. Identify the likely evolution of the key facilities and systems in adjusting to the future trend in airport operation and management
  5. Describe the various types of aircraft pavement classifications, specifications and maintenance

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  • Overview of various airport facilities and systems
  • Roles and functions of Passenger check-in system
  • Roles and functions of Baggage Handling System
  • Flight Information Display System
  • Automated People Mover System
  • Passenger Loading Bridges
  • Aircraft Gate Management System
  • Various pavement types, strength and surfaces
  • Pavement Management System



Modes of Assessment


Continual Assessment: 60 %

Examination: 40%

Total: 100%





Upon successful completion of the modular course, students will be issued the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management).

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.