Aer Lingus, last Monday, revealed that they are looking to take on and train up 12 new potential pilots. The training scheme will begin in January 2016, involving cadets learning to fly the carrier’s Airbus A320.
It will take the new recruits 14 months to train to become a fully trained commercial pilot. Starting on this career path will see cadets study through both practical and theory learning.
Training will be held in Jerez, in Spain, which is home to Flight Training Europe.
The carrier has warned potential cadets that taking time away from the programme to visit home will be limited.
Once you have completed the course, and are qualified, you will still need to study further. To do this students will be using computer simulators to assure you are proficient enough to fly.
Of personal qualities that they expect from their cadets Aer Lingus said:”Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and teamwork skills are essential qualities combined with a good appreciation of our guests’ expectations.”
Do you think you are up for the challenge? If so, then visit the Aer Lingus website for further information.