Published on April 25th, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


Aer Lingus launch Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Apprenticeship

Aer Lingus have announced the launch of their 2017 Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Apprenticeship in conjunction with SOLAS, Further education & Training Authority in Ireland. Online applications will be open until Monday 8th of May. Aer Lingus is keen to attract candidates that can add variety and diversity to their programme and encourage applications from all profiles and backgrounds.

Aer Lingus is Ireland’s only 4 star Airline with a unique brand, world class reputation and modern fleet of growing Airbus aircraft. The opportunity to be part of something special at Aer Lingus awaits when you apply for the 2017 Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Apprenticeship.

Who should apply?

“We are looking for candidates who are committed and motivated to our Apprenticeship. It is a structured 4 year programme that is dynamic and progressive but also supportive to your learning. You can expect a mix of ‘on’ and ‘off the job’ training as part of your apprenticeship with the end goal to become a fully qualified Aircraft Engineer with Aer Lingus.

Successful candidates will have a technical and mechanical aptitude who also display maturity, commitment, flexibility, and a willingness to accept responsibility. Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills are also essential qualities we will be looking for in our apprenticeship class starting in September 2017.

If you want to join one of Ireland’s most iconic brands and embrace this incredible opportunity then please click on the link below to submit your online application. Take a different route, have the best of both college and working life and have it with Aer Lingus.”

More details at HERE.

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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