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Aircraft Engineer Apprenticeship

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Engineering and Maintenance
Category: On the Ground
Closing Date: 07/20/2014
Date Posted: 07/19/2014
Reference: 1679


Welcome to the Aer Lingus 2014 Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Apprenticeship Online Application Process

Thank you for taking the next step in pursuing your interest in our Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Apprenticeship Programme.

We are looking for enthusiastic people from all backgrounds with the right attitude and ambition to work on our modern Airbus fleet.

In Aer Lingus, we pride ourselves on the quality and professionalism of our staff. To succeed in this role, you need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, leadership abilities, and well developed decision making skills.

Please read the following carefully before proceeding to the ‘Apply’ button below

Essential Criteria
You must be 16 years of age on or before the 1st March 2014
You must be fluent in English, both spoken and written
You must be eligible to live and work permanently in the EU and possess an unrestricted worldwide passport
You must be able to pass a full security and background check
You must be able to pass a colour vision and medical assessment
You must be able to provide 2 verifiable references
Educational Requirements:

Candidates must have the following minimum educational qualifications:

Grade C or higher at Ordinary Level in the Junior Certificate (or equivalent) in the following subjects:

(i) English        (ii) Mathematics            (iii) Science*      (iv) Any two other subjects

Grade D or higher on Higher Level papers is acceptable.

*If you have not attained the required grade in Science, the following is acceptable:

Junior Certificate: Technology, Technical Graphics, Materials Technology (Wood), Home Economics  Metal Work
Leaving Certificate:   Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Construction Studies, Engineering, Home Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing & Technology

Important information
Please ensure that you upload a copy of your:

  • Junior or Leaving Certificate results (most recent results)
  • Third Level qualification results (if applicable)

Before clicking on the submit button thoroughly check your application form to ensure the information is correct and you have included all details relevant to your application. Please ensure that you enter your correct email address and contact details

You will need the following information available to assist you in the completion of your online application form:

  • Full details of completed Post Primary Educational Examinations and results of Junior Certificate or Leaving Certificate (if you have completed the Leaving Certificate).
  • Details of any further education, training and projects
  • Details of Work Experience
  • Name, address, contact number and email address of 2 referees

Next Stages of the Process

Candidates who successfully submit their online application forms will be required to complete an online personality questionnaire and five online assessments.  Candidates brought forward to the interview stage WILL BE RE-TESTED under supervised conditions on the assessments.  Any significant discrepancies in performance on the test / re-test results WILL result in elimination from the selection process, barring from re-application and may have a negative impact on any application you may make for a position of employment with Aer Lingus in the future.

Candidates successful at the assessment stage of the recruitment process will be invited to attend an interview during the months of August 2014 at a venue in Dublin which will be advised at a later date. There may not be alternative interview dates available, please bear this in mind when applying.

Part of the selection process includes undergoing and successfully passing a colour vision and medical assessment prior to commencing the apprenticeship.  This may involve the disclosure of sensitive personal data about your health. 

Completed application forms must be submitted by 17.00 on Sunday the 20th July 2014. No further applications will be accepted beyond this time.

Aer Lingus is an Equal Opportunities Employer

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Were you at least 16 years of age as at 31st March 2014?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Do you hold a valid EEA passport allowing unrestricted worldwide travel?
  • Do you have at least grade c at ordinary level English in Junior Cert?
  • Do you have at least a grade c at ordinary level Maths in Junior Cert?

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