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Bristow - Apprentice Aircraft Engineers

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

Apprentice Aircraft Engineers


With over six decades of aviation solutions crossing the globe, Bristow is the world’s leading provider of helicopter transportation to oil and gas customers, Search and Rescue (SAR) and aircraft support solutions to government and civil organizations.  Bristow offers the latest training and safety standards and includes a fleet of approximately 240 of the industry’s most modern aircraft, targeting the growing demand for reliable, integrated aviation solutions. 


We are now seeking highly motivated and driven individuals, who are enthusiastic about a career in helicopter engineering, and wish to join our dynamic Apprenticeship scheme in June 2022.


The Individual

  • Candidates should hold a minimum of four Standard Grades (Level 1 – 3) or GCSE (A – C) or equivalent including English, Maths and a Science subject plus one other or;
  • One Higher related educational qualification;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player
  • A passion for aviation and engineering is a must and any experience with mechanical or electrical equipment would be an advantage
  • Our apprentices enjoy working with technical equipment so previous experience with mechanical, electrical or electronic equipment that can be demonstrated would be an advantage
  • Individuals who are selected for interview, must pass the entrance aptitude tests.


The Position

  • Initially, training will be completed at a training centre based in Gloucestershire, and on-the-job training at Bristow UK Operational bases throughout the UK, therefore the ability to travel is essential.
  • You will be required to undertake shift work, both throughout the Apprenticeship, and on completion of the course.
  • You will be supported throughout all phases of the programme, initially securing UKCAA Part-66 Category A3 modules on a fully approved course and further modular and practical training towards a Category B1.3 or B2 licence. 
  • With qualifications gained and practical training your passion will be turned into practical experience in an exciting live environment where you will have the opportunity to learn and develop all of the key skills required to start your career in aircraft engineering.


To Apply

  • Please submit an online application together with a covering letter and CV to or click Apply Now 

Assessment Date: 26th, 27th April 2022 (tbc)

Closing date for applications: 21th April 2022