Apprentice Aircraft Engineers


London Luton Airport, LU2 9NW

Closes in 14 days (Monday 5 August)

Posted on 9 July 2024


Harrods Aviation are seeking a highly motivated and driven individual, who is enthusiastic about a career in Business aviation engineering and wish to join our dynamic Apprenticeship scheme in September 2024.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering technician (level 3)
The typical working week during the first 1 year of training will be Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm. When you return to your workplace you may be required to work a shift pattern which includes nights. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 11 September


2 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • This is a fully approved, 2-year Level 3 Apprenticeship programme (Level 3 CAT A Certifying Mechanic Apprenticeship).

  • You will be supported throughout all phases of the programme, initially securing UKCAA Part-66 Category A modules on a fully approved course and further modular and practical training towards a Category B1.1 or B2 licence

Where you’ll work

Harrods Aviation Limited

President Way

London Luton Airport



An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4)
  • Maths (grade 4)

Desirable qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • Science (grade 4)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • 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

About this company

Harrods Aviation is the leading London-based business aviation service provider and offers high quality FBO services, Maintenance and Engineering, at London Luton and Stansted airports. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

Apprentices who successfully achieve their CAT A licence can then progress to their CAT B Licence through the level 4 Certifying Technician Apprenticeship route.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Ellis Wilson

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263739.

Apply now

Closes in 14 days (Monday 5 August)

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