Jet2.com is delighted to confirm new opportunities to join our hugely successful Pilot Apprentice scheme. This programme is all about getting to know our business, our ethos and our customers, before embarking on a career in the cockpit. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop a long-term career in an Airline with an award-winning Leisure Travel Business.
You will gain experience across several business areas, learning new skills and building relationships with colleagues. Over the course of the scheme, you will spend time working in one of our bases as well as flying as Cabin Crew. On successful completion of the scheme, you will undertake a fully bonded Type Rating and join our fleet as a Second Officer with many exciting career development opportunities to follow.
The Jet2.com Pilot Apprentice Scheme has continued to provide fantastic career opportunities for Pilots entering the world of commercial aviation – several of our first Pilot Apprentices have already been promoted to Captain. Throughout your time as a Jet2.com Pilot Apprentice you will receive support and assistance through our dedicated Apprentice Mentoring system geared towards preparing and developing your skills in order to take the next steps for your Type Rating and beyond.
You will spend time at both our commercial and operational headquarters in Leeds to see what it takes to deliver an award-winning customer experience. Over the duration of the course, we will organise simulator, in-person and virtual training sessions to develop your skills and understanding of our business. Training and working as Cabin Crew will help you see how we operate onboard and equips you to deliver our VIP customer service. You will also spend time in the crew room at one of our bases supporting the management team in all aspects of the operation. The whole experience puts you in the enviable position of understanding the complex nature of our successful Airline and holiday business.
Successful candidates will already have a UK Issued Frozen ATPL Pilots Licence, Current Class One Medical, have completed a Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) and hold a valid UK driving licence. Along with this, you will have completed an APS MCC Course or alternatively an MCC and JOC course and will possess strong ATPL Theory exam results. You will have also maintained your flying ‘currency’ through training and/or regular flying (allowing for disruption due to the pandemic). It is desirable for candidates to be in possession of an Advanced UPRT completion certificate. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of office IT systems. In addition, you must be flexible as we may require you to work from any of our 10 UK Bases.
Please note – the application window for this intake will be short – apply now to ensure you are considered.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.
This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.