Jetstar Airways Cadet Pilot Program (2017)


Jetstar Airways

Applications for the 31 July 2017 intake for the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program are now open!

The Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program is an outstanding opportunity designed to equip successful graduates with the skills, qualifications and experience required for a future career as an airline pilot.

Jetstar and its industry partners offer you a unique opportunity to be trained to become a fully qualified Commercial Pilot whilst providing you with the experience and knowledge to further your career in the airline industry.

We invite you to discover the opportunities that the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program can provide to you.

Your experiences as a Jetstar Cadet are the foundation of your aviation career. You will be provided with the best training, aircraft, and facilities available in Australia. Our approved Flight Training Organisations (FTO’s) have been assessed by Jetstar to ensure that they meet our specific training requirements and stringent safety standards. Supporting our training organisations is Swinburne University in Melbourne offering a unique University experience and providing excellent tuition in sound aviation principles that will equip you with the necessary theoretical knowledge to progress your aviation career.

Jetstar is committed to ensuring that the costs of flight training are not prohibitive to your pursuit of a career within the Aviation Industry. We have introduced, in conjunction with our University partner, a number of measures including FEE-HELP, to ensure that the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program is one of the most cost effective ways to complete your flight training.

Future graduating Cadets can look forward to the potential of operating some of the most technologically advanced aircraft in the world including the Boeing 787 and A320/A321 NEO. In addition, the training you will receive throughout your Cadetship is amongst the best in the world.

We are looking for motivated people to join the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program and we wish you all the best as you embark on the career of a lifetime.

Minimum Entry Criteria

In order to be considered for the Jetstar Cadet Program, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Aged over 18 years on commencement of training
  • Capable of holding a CASA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Capable of holding an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Completed Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent
  • VCE Units 3 & 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English (any) and Further Mathematics or equivalent
  • Successful completion of CAE Oxford Aviation Academy’s Skills Assessment

Candidates who meet the above minimum entry requirements are invited to submit an application via the application portal. Due to the high volume of applications received a structured screening and skills assessment process is conducted.

Applications close Friday 7th April 2017

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