Airfield Compliance Apprentice BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT LIMITED

Birmingham Airport is developing its people, procedures and technology with a clear focus on delivering safety excellence. The primary focus of this interesting role is to support Airfield teams in a compliance capacity.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday between 8am and 5pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

 Key Tasks:

To support the Airfield Compliance Officer, in particular;

·         Learn the relevant ICAO, CAA and aerodrome regulations applicable to the sector.

·         Learn how compliance is enabled in an aviation environment.

·         Plan and deliver compliance support services.

·         Undertake audits and inspections with team members and other departments.

·         Provide administrative support to Airfield Compliance.

·         Take notes and produce compliance check/meeting minutes.

·         Administration of audit plan, bookings and records.

·         Assist with document control audits.

·         Assist with updating regulatory documentation.

·         Assisting with the compilation of team statistics.

·         Review change requests for approval at the relevant meeting forums.

·         Identify non-compliances.

The training you will be getting

Regulatory Compliance Officer Level 4 apprenticeship standard

Functional Skills English and maths Level 2 if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible full time employment upon completion of apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

• Work as part of a team effectively. • A focused, energetic, flexible and enthusiastic approach to work. • Setting the highest safety standards through positive behaviour. • Complying with safety standards and applying these in accordance with training and best practice. • Contributing to deliver best working practices and service to our customers. • Will you be able to include in the part where it says :"Your qualities will include: "-Demonstrable interest in the aviation sector".

About the employer

Birmingham Airport is the UK’s seventh largest with 30 airlines serving over 120 destinations direct and onwards to over 400. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic 13m customers a year flew in and out of BHX. Going forward we project growth to more than 18m customers a year by 2033 – by which time we will be connected to central London by HS2 trains in just 37 minutes and aim to have become a net zero carbon airport. Our purpose is: Proud of Every Journey. That means everyone at the airport and the 100 organisations operating on the airport site, taking pride in getting customers safely, punctually, and comfortably from A to B. By creating a kind, values-driven environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their best to work, we will retain and develop our people – and deliver on our purpose. Our seven pillars, Growth, Customer, Neighbour, Efficiency, People, Safety & Security and Carbon, support the strategic output of the company.




Diamond House

Birmingham Airport


B26 3QJ

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


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Apprenticeship standard

Regulatory compliance officer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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