Scoot Airlines opens Pilot Cadet Programme for applications


Based in Singapore and dreaming of a pilot career? Scoot Airlines, a Singapore-based low-cost long-haul airline, is currently recruiting for its Pilot Cadet Programme.

Scoot is partnering the Singapore Flying College (SFC) to develop the Scoot Cadet Programme to fill cadet vacancies. Cadets will undergo a customised self-funded 18 months training course at SFC. Completion of the course equips cadets with a Commercial Pilot Licence (Instrument Rating) or ‘Frozen’ ICAO ATPL.

Upon graduation from SFC, cadets will undertake Scoot’s Multi- Crew Coordination, type, base and line training to ensure pilots are fully equipped with the essential skills and knowledge to fly Scoot’s latest wide-body aircraft – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

A statement from the airline explains, “So if you have the passion for aviation and the ‘Scootitude’ DNA, we welcome you to journey with us and progress on to fulfilling your aspiration to be a pilot!”
Essential Requirements

  • Minimally 18 years old (as required by regulations in Air Navigation Order)
  • Legally entitled to work in Singapore upon completion of training
  • GCE ‘A’ level, Polytechnic Diploma or Degree. A minimum of 5 Credits in the GCE ‘O’ level or its equivalent at one sitting. These must include
  • English, Mathematics and a Science subject, preferably Physics.
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Qualify for Class 1 unrestricted medical certification as approved by the Civil Aviation Medical Board (CAMB)
  • Good visual acuity of at least 6/60 without optical aid, correctable to 6/6 and not colour blind
  • Be able to commit to a period of 18 months of consecutive training with no disruption

Desirable Traits

  • A keen learner with a strong passion for aviation
  • A team player who demonstrates composure, confidence and maturity
  • A sense of humour to brighten up the day of everyone around you
  • Definitely the ‘Scootitude’ DNA in you!
  • Only Shortlisted Candidates will be notified. Do note that shortlisted candidates will be receiving email from us to proceed with a series of online tests. Deadline for application: 6 August 2015, 23:59.