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Jet2.com announces Pilot Apprentice opportunities

757-200_jet2_lba2Jet2.com has announce the opening of opportunities for Pilot Apprentices to join its Team. Working with and understanding all of the airline’s business areas, the Pilot Apprentice programme provides an opportunity to develop a long term career with the leisure airline and tour operator.

The Apprenticeship will begin at Leeds Bradford International Airport and the airline’s Commercial Office in Leeds, where pilots will undertake a planned schedule geared towards giving then maximum exposure to the full range of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays business areas including Finance, Human Resources, Jet2holidays and Engineering. Pilots will then support a wide range of Operational Teams, undertaking duties in Flight Planning, our new Training Centre in Bradford and the Crew rooms across our Northern bases.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, Jet2.com will provide pilots with a fully bonded Type Rating, and candidates will enter the world of commercial aviation as a Second Officer.

Successful candidates will already have a UK Frozen ATPL and Medical and a valid UK driving licence. Along with this, candidates will have completed an MCC and JOC course. Pilots will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of office IT systems. In addition, candidates must be flexible as the airline may require them to work from any of its Northern bases.

In return, Jet2.com offers a competitive salary and benefits package with opportunities for progression in a growing business and colleagues can also benefit from the Staff Travel Scheme.

Find out more and apply here.