In the Know – Prepare for Take Off!

In the Know – Prepare for Take Off!

A career in aviation offers many exciting opportunities for advancement in piloting, engineering as well as aircraft manufacturing, maintenance and airport operations. Possible career opportunities range from working in commercial airlines, private manufacturing companies, airports, and government organizations. Here are some interesting events you can attend that will serve as a great introduction to what a career in aviation will be like.

The Royal Air Force Museum – Local History Walking Tours
On the 15th of October 2017, join the Royal Air Force Museum on a fascinating walking tour of their local area and discover the history of aviation in Hendon from the arrival of Claude Grahame-White’s Flying School and Aerodrome through to the opening of the Museum and the recent development of the local area. Each tour lasts an hour. Find out about this interesting free event here.

National Work Experience Week – British Airways Career Fair
British Airways are delighted to invite students to British Airways’ Head Office as part of National Work Experience Week. This is a perfect opportunity for you to find out more about careers in aviation first hand, from our apprenticeship team, cabin crew, customer service representatives and pilots. Have a look here to find out more about this awesome free event that takes place on the 17th of October.

Open Evening at Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC
On the 18th of October, Heathrow Aviation Engineering is hosting an open evening which gives aviation enthusiasts the chance to tour their state-of-the-art facilities, talk to their staff and students and meet some of their industry partners. There will also be a talk from Wayne Edwards (UTC Principal) at 6.30pm. This event is great for both parents and students and it is free, but tickets need to be booked in advance if you want to attend. For more information about this event, have a look here.

The GT Scholars programme is committed to the providing useful information about careers. Look out for more details on our upcoming workshops on our website and social media pages. You can also contact us or give us a call on 02088168066 to find out more about our brilliant mentoring programme.

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