Manchester Airport Academy

Manchester Airport Academy provides relevant training for people seeking work in Manchester Airport, one of the area’s biggest employers and the third busiest airport in the UK.

The course is provided by the College and designed for most roles required by the airport. It’s a ground-breaking project that was introduced to meet the skills shortage experienced by the airport, which requires workers already up to speed in the many varied skills required.

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The Airport Academy team works with a variety of different customers and trainees, supporting them on their journey to a job at the airport. The short courses offer potential progression to a Level 2 programme and helps learners to become work ready improving confidence, self-esteem and inter-personal skills. The Academy then ensures candidates’ job prospects really take off by actively seeking out airport vacancies for them to fill.

Contact Us

Contact the team with any of your questions on the details listed below:

The Airport Academy Upper Floor Rail Station Manchester Airport M90 3RR

0161 489 3907

What Does ​Pre-Employment Training Programme Include?

  • Customer Service
  • Manual Handling
  • Employability Skills
  • Building self-confidence and mind-set
  • Team Building
  • Familiarisation with the Airport
  • Health and Safety
  • First Aid
  • Guaranteed Interviews with key employers at Manchester Airport*

*on successful completion of the course

Airport Familiarisation

The Academy provides individuals with familiarisation activities within the airport to support their transition into securing work within Manchester Airport.

Employer Insight Sessions

The Academy team are also happy to help anyone who wants to find work at Manchester Airport; and are happy to spend time reviewing their CV and their aspirations. The team will talk to you in detail around the different types of roles available and ensure that you get the job that is right for you.

Employer Readiness

The Academy team works closely with all individuals to ensure that all eligibility checks have been conducted prior to interview. These include a five year history check and identification checks

Upskilling Current Employees

The Airport Academy team also deliver a wide range of courses to upskill all employees on the airport site.  These include:

  • Understanding retailing in an Airport
  • Delivering world class customer service to passengers
  • Visual Merchandising and Sales Techniques
  • Health and Safety Training
  • First Aid Training
  • Visual Merchandising and Sales Techniques