# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Aviation Operations Management (8730/36 weeks, 280 hours)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Aviation Operations Management (8730/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8730
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:9–11
Prerequisites:None

Students explore the aviation industry, acquiring skills in airport operations, air traffic control, and addressing airport-specific concerns. Operators handle time, tasks, and resources effectively while striving for increased safety, efficiency, and profitability. With special emphasis placed on real-world scenarios and problem-solving, students are taught to inspect airfields, handle airport emergencies, design an airport, and control the airport environment in the same way these issues are being addressed in the industry today.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
    • Transportation Operations
    • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.