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Course Overview

This subject provides a good coverage on the fundamentals of ground handling operations and management. Students will have a good understanding of topics such as passenger handling, cargo handling, ramp handling, baggage handling, ground handling agreement and in-flight catering service, etc. Students will also have a good overview and appreciation of future trends and challenges facing ground handling operations and management.



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

  • Manage the various components in ground handling operations
  • Relate and provide better support to other related airport operations
  • Prepare themselves to better deal with future trends and developments in ground handling operations and management

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

●       Major areas that support ground handling operations

●       Different passenger handling services

●       Different aspects of cargo handling services

●       Different aspects of baggage handling services

●       Various aspects of in-flight catering services

●       Different aspects of ramp handling services

●       Key elements of ground handling agreement

●       Upcoming trends in ground handling operations



Modes of Assessment


Continual Assessment  100%





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

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7pm - 10pm
Once a week 

Course Fees

Fee Type  Total Fees
(w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92 
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

Singapore Citizens aged below 40

Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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Course Contact

  • 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 4
    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.