•   Pre-16 Learners

A Day in the Sky

Event providers: Trafford College

Students visit the educational centre Aerozone at the Manchester Airport. A very hands-on, practical day with lots of interactive activities. Learners take part in various activities from role-playing to hearing from experienced roles within the aviation sector. The day will include a session which informs you on what higher education qualifications you can study to work within the aviation sector.

Learners could take part in any of the below activities:

  • Cabin staff role-play scenarios
  • Pre-flight safety demonstrations
  • Emergency evacuation procedures
  • Cockpit – flight simulator
  • STEM zone – engineering challenge
  • Operations, marshalling, science of flight
  • Customer service (check-in) role-play scenarios
  • Security
  • Air traffic control monitoring

This day also has elements of curriculum learning of Maths, English, Science and History.

Event Age Groups IconY10, Y11

21 Dec 2022

10am - 2pm

Manchester Airport- Areozone

Gatsby benchmark 4 5 6 7

RPF learner outcomes LO2 LO3 LO5


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Booking info

Available Places: 30 in total (20 places available currently)

Ideally 10 per school