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Applications for our Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship are NOW OPEN!

Our recruitment process looks for individuals who can demonstrate an interest in mechanical and/or avionic systems. We are looking for a team player with good communication skills and a passion for Engineering.

Entry requirements

  • At least five GCSE'S (Grades 9 to 4 or A to C) or equivalent, including English, Maths and a Science subject.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.

  • Due to the nature of the organisation, all employees of AirTanker Services are required to be security cleared to SC level. If successful in your application we would support you with the SC process. As a guideline only, you would normally need to have been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years.  Further confirmation can be found on the National Security Vetting (NSV) website https://www.gov.uk/security-vetting-and-clearance  

  • If you have not been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years, please be prepared to request an Overseas Criminal Records Check for these countries as you will be asked to provide this for referencing and security checks if you are successful.

What we can offer

  • A unique learning and working environment
  • Competitive structured salary package
  • Opportunity for progression
  • A dedicated training package with full support
  • Access to AirTanker Services welfare and employee benefits in line with your role
  • A sound foundation in Civil and Military Aviation Engineering


"Take the opportunity! It might be an enormous leap right now, but this is a career that could last a lifetime." - Fraser Gardener

"I've enjoyed learning about all the different ways of working with sheets of metal." - Katie Lockwood

"I am looking forward to the hangar phase at Resource Group and working on the aircraft in their hangar." - Ryan Kissell

"For me the highlights have been passing exams, it is such a relief to know all the work you are putting in is getting you the results you want." - Bradley Evans

"I feel I have studied a wide and varied range of skills, most importantly how to carry out maintenance procedures safely and efficiently." - George Wilford

"I have learned how important attention to detail is in this industry. My favourite experience so far has been the workshop because it was hands on work." - James McCarthy

Applications for this apprenticeship scheme have now closed.

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