Courses at East Midlands Airport

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Find your next job at East Midlands Airport

The airport provides an enormous range of employment opportunities, from entry-level roles for those looking to start their career in aviation, to senior roles.

The on-site employers are always looking for friendly and dedicated people who enjoy working in a dynamic environment and offer rewarding careers to suit various skills and experiences.

Our training programmes help applicants develop their skills and access career opportunities at the airport.

The latest vacancies and training programmes are listed below.

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East Midlands Airport Academy Training Course


Length: 10 Days, Monday to Friday. You will need to attend an induction before the course starts. Eligibility criteria applies.

This 2-week on-site programme provides a direct route for career or study progression within the aviation industry. It will help to put unemployed or low income learners on the right path to aviation employment. The course is delivered by professional tutors provided by Nottingham College, who have the experience, knowledge and passion to ensure the programme is beneficial and enjoyable for all learners.

The following units will be included in the qualification:

  • The Aviation Industry

  • Aviation Terminology

  • Airport Locational Geography

  • Customer Service in Aviation

  • Team Work in the Aviation Industry

  • Preparing for Entry to Employment in the Aviation Industry

  • Money, Time and Temperature

  • Write to Communicate

You will have the opportunity to speak to our onsite business partners who attend drop-in sessions, and you will receive free employability support including CV guidance and interviews. In addition, the Airport Academy staff work with each candidate during and after completion of the course to help match them with the right employment opportunities at the airport and to support them through the interview process.

Nottingham College course information and eligibility criteria