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Apprentice Aircraft Mechanics

Employer Ryanair
Sector Aviation
Contract Full Time
Wages Competitive
Employer Job Reference
Closing Date 27 Feb 2020

Job Description


Apprentice Aircraft Mechanics

The Three-Year Apprentice Aircraft Mechanic Programme provides you with the required theoretical and practical training and experience to become a Licensed CAT A Mechanic.

The programme combines a range of theoretical and practical elements which will develop your skills to start a successful career in Aircraft Engineering.

During the first Year, you will be based at Stansted Airport College where you will complete the theoretical elements to achieve your EASA Category A Licence Modules.

In the second and third years, you will be based at Stansted Airport, working for Ryanair, in a Line and Hangar environment, shadowing Engineers and working on live aircraft. After the second phase is competed, you will complete your end point assessment in order to be in a position to apply for your Category A License, you will need to be a minimum of 21 years old to apply to the CAA for your basic CAT A licence.

On completion of the program we would encourage and support suitable students to further their studied to achieve a full B1 / B2 Licence enabling us, as an Airline, to provide full type training on the 737NG, Max and Learjet 45.


Requirements needed for an Apprentice Aircraft Mechanics:

  • Excellent hand skills
  • Mechanically minded.
  • Self-motivation
  • Full UK / EU Driving License
  • Flexibility to work away from base to support recovery of AOG aircraft throughout Europe
  • Must be 17 years or older from September 2020 intake.
  • Some EASA Part 66 Modules are desirable
  • Some previous aviation industry experience is desirable


You MUST have the right to work and travel in both the UK and in Europe