FAQs


HOW LONG IS THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME FOR?

This is a 4 year programme.

 

WHAT WILL BE MY HOURS OF WORK?

You will be employed by Flybe Aviation Services (FAS) and will be expected to work full time hours the same as any other FAS employee, which is 40 hours a week.

 

WHERE WILL I BE BASED?

You will be based at our aircraft maintenance hangars and training academy at Exeter International Airport. This is the headquarters for Flybe PLC.

 

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO I NEED TO APPLY FOR THE APPRENTICESHIP?

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade C or above in Maths, English, Sciences and at least one other subject.

 

I WON’T HAVE MY FINAL GCSE GRADES WHEN I APPLY, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

We totally understand that this will be the case for most applicants, therefore please tell us the subjects you are studying and your predicted grades. Final selection and offer of an apprenticeship placement will be dependent on you obtaining the minimum required grades.

 

WILL I NEED ANY SPECIAL CLOTHES, TOOLS OR EQUIPMENT?

You will need personal protective equipment as well as standard uniform and tools. These will be provided by Flybe Aviation Services.

 

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GAIN WHILST I AM UNDERTAKING MY APPRENTICESHIP?

  1. City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma: Aerospace and Aviation Engineering
  2. City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma: Aircraft Maintenance
  3. City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma: Aviation Maintenance
  4. City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma:
  5. On-Aircraft Maintenance Cat A.

 

WILL THE TRAINING COST ME ANYTHING?

All training is covered by Flybe Aviation Services.

 

WHAT WILL I BE PAID?

You will be paid a competitive salary based on the minimum wage for your age. You will also be entitled to other benefits such as discounted staff travel and other employee offers after completing your 3 month probationary period.

 

WILL I BE ENTITLED TO ANY HOLIDAY?

As an employee of Flybe you will be entitled to holiday20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) plus an extra day a year after the first 12 months.

 

HOW DO I APPLY?

You will need to email [email protected] to register your interest. You will then be sent a link to apply to our online recruitment system.

 

WHAT IS THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS?

The closing date for receipt of application is Friday 2nd June 2017.

 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I APPLY?

We will invite you to attend the training academy here at Flybe on either 7th or 8th June, where you will undertake an initial aptitude test. If you are successful, you will be invited to attend a face to face interview the following week to assess your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be notified the week beginning 28 June 2017.

 

WHEN WOULD I START?

You would start your apprenticeship programme at the beginning of September 2017.

 

WILL I HAVE TO WORK A PROBATIONARY PERIOD?

Yes, the probationary period is 3 months to assess your suitability in the role. Following the successful completion of this, you will be expected to achieve various milestones at other stages during your apprenticeship placement.

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS?

For further questions, please email; [email protected].