28/11/2018 Royal Air Force Nationalwide

Air Operations Support- Flight Operations Assistant Apprentice

  • Sector: i t telecoms, transport logistics
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: 15.000-19.000
Air Operations Support- Flight Operations Assistant Apprentice

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Our Flight Operations Assistants play a vital role in the RAF, providing direct support to aircrew, air traffic controllers and operations managers in a variety of roles.

As a Flight Operations Assistant you will work as part of a team coordinating the RAF’s vast array of aeronautical information, which is critical to the safe and speedy conduct of missions. After receiving 12-weeks of specialist training, you will have the skills to update our IT systems with real-time flight information and operate radio equipment in support of the controllers. You could also be employed in station operations and flight planning, responsible for coordinating military and civilian aircraft operations and utilising your specialist flight planning knowledge to give advice to visiting aircrew on submitting their flight plans.

If you have the aptitude and complete the required training, you will have the opportunity to apply to become an Air Operations (Control) Sergeant.

Find out more and apply for a role as an RAF Flight Operations Assistant today.

Requirements
Be aged 16-40
GCSE- Maths & English Language (grade C or above)
UK citizen or dual/UK holder
Health requirements: BMI and Eye sight checks
Fitness requirements: 2.4Km run, Multi-stage fitness test, Press-up & Sit-ups

Salary
During training = £15K+ (plus benefits)
Upon completion of specialist training = £19K+ (plus benefits)

APPRENTICESHIPS AVAILABLE
Advanced Apprenticeship in Aviation Ground Specialist

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