Regional Express is offering selected applicants placement in the Rex Pilot Cadet Program under the following conditions:

  • All suitable applicants will undergo special selection procedures to qualify as a Rex Cadet. Assistance will be provided with flying training and employment within the Rex Group will be available upon satisfactory completion of the training.

Applicants must meet with the following criteria before applying for a position with the Rex Cadet Pilot Program:

  • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be an Australia Citizen or permanent resident

Please include a copy of your cover letter, proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency, Year 12 subject results, and any other higher forms of academic qualification in your resume when you submit your application.

Please note, the system accepts only one attachment per application.

Please refer to the FAQs, as outlined below, for further information including the Study and Scholarship Loan arrangements.


The Rex cadet pilot program usually has three intakes per year. The next intake (Rex 027) projected commencement date is under consideration, but is expected to be in early 2022. Applications are now open. Please submit your application together with your resume and supporting documents, including your Year 12 or equivalent results, online via the link below. *Australian Residents Only*

Please click here to apply.

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