• HOW TO APPLY FOR GENERATION EASYJET PILOT PROGRAMME

    If you are interested in applying for the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme, please complete the online application at the link below. Within this application, you will be asked to provide your basic details plus the educational and employment experience information you wish to be considered for the programme.

    Do you qualify for Generation easyJet? Review the entry criteria below to find out.

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

    In order to be considered for the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme you must meet the following requirements:

    • Be aged 17.5 to apply and 18 to start training
    • Have the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK, EU or Switzerland
    • Hold a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) Grade C or above, including Maths, Science and English language
    • For MPL upgrade opportunities, you will have to hold 2/3 A-Levels at grades C or above (or equivalent and excluding general studies and critical thinking) as well as the minimum GSCEs (above)
    • Possess or be capable of obtaining a valid UK Class 1 Pilot Medical Certificate without restrictions before the commencement of training
    • Be fluent in English, both written and verbal
    • Please note: This will be determined through a review of the online application and your performance at the advanced stages of the selection process.
    • Produce a clear CRC (Criminal Record Check) basic disclosure certificate before training can commence
    • Minimum height 5’ 2” (157cm)
    • The programme is only open to new applications
    • No one in training is eligible to apply

    Courses starting throughout 2017 & 2018.

    HOW CADETS ARE CHOSEN

    The joint CAE and easyJet selection process will proceed in 3-Stages as follows:

    SELECTION STAGE 1 - ONLINE APPLICATION

    CAE assessors will review all candidate applications to assess whether they successfully meet the criteria for Generation easyJet. Successful candidates through this phase will be invited to Oxford to complete an assessment day.

    SELECTION STAGE 2 - ASSESSMENT DAY

    Applicants who successfully pass Stage 1 screening will be invited to attend the next stage of CAE Selection, which will take place at London Oxford Airport. Stage 2 assessments will commence from Fall 2016 and CAE will notify you of dates available for you to attend.

    The assessment day will cover:

    • Computer-based Testing
    • Pilot aptitude, including hand/eye co-ordination, motor skills and spatial awareness
    • Academic, mathematical and technical capacity
    • A multiple-choice test of technical reasoning
    • A dynamic multi-task test

    SELECTION STAGE 3

    Selection stage 3 includes:

    • Team group exercises
    • Interview

    On successfully reaching the required standards, you will then be set upon a pathway suited to your personal easyJet success. Alternatively, you can still be offered ways to enter Generation easyJet later in your training.

    APPLICATION AND ASSESSMENT FEES

    There is no fee to submit the initial online application. In the event that you are invited to attend Stage 2, an assessment fee of £100 will apply. If you are successfully selected to proceed to Stage 3 of the process, there will be an additional fee of £150. Please be aware that this fee is non-refundable and does not include accommodation.

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