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Katie Nevett (Learning and Performance Executive) leads a door drill for new entrants at BA’s Global Learning Academy  (Photos: Nick Morrish/British Airways)

 

British Airways has launched a recruitment campaign for 2,000 cabin crew coupled with an  intensive 12-month apprenticeship scheme.

From March 2019 cabin crew will train at the airline’s Global Learning Academy. The programme will see them gain qualifications in English, Maths and Digital skills, access to a dedicated mobile app to track their progress and continuous development coaching from a certified apprenticeship coach.

The airline’s initiative reflects the Government’s push to increase and enhance the number and quality of apprenticeships offered in the UK, to improve core skills and the quality of training offered.

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Toby Morter (Learning and Performance Executive) does a safety demonstration in the mock cabin at BA’s Global Learning Academy.

 

The airline’s Global Learning Academy has recently achieved the status of a registered ‘Employer Provider’ of apprenticeships, enabling it to continue delivering specialist airline learning, while also offering employees enhanced skills and professional qualifications.

Apprentice Victoria Bromley said, “My apprenticeship at British Airways has been the perfect way to begin my career in the aviation industry. The opportunities available are amazing and I couldn’t have asked for better support throughout.

“I am so proud of what I have achieved so far and I’m really excited for the future. I would absolutely recommend an apprenticeship to anyone.”

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