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Careers Event for future Pilots

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Careers Event for future Pilots


Friday, December 11, 2015 




Careers Event for future Pilots

A careers event for anyone interested in becoming a Professional Airline Pilot is taking place in Dublin on 27th February 2016 at Croke Park Conference Centre.

The pilot training journey

Training to be a Pilot is a unique learning experience, which is character-building, complex, and challenging. The training demands high levels of self-discipline and determination, across a variety of physiological and practical skill-sets. But success will reward those who meet the required high standards, with a well-respected, exciting and fulfilling career. Ask any professional pilot and they will tell you… despite the early morning starts in the depths of winter, delayed flight schedules and irregular work patterns, they would not change their career for any other.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone with an ambition to be an airline or military pilot.
  • Anyone currently in education with an aspiration to be a professional pilot.
  • Career change? If you are considering a career in the skies and want to know where to start, Pilot Careers Live is a ‘must attend’ event.
  • Military pilots leaving the service, now considering a new career with the airlines.
  • School/College Career Advisors – An opportunity to gather reference material about the career.
  • Those interested in commercial helicopter flying opportunities.

You do not need to be an expert on pilot training to attend. The exhibition will equip you with enough knowledge about the pilot training process, ensuring you get the best possible, independent advice at the start of your career.

Full details are available from Pilot Career News here.

Read: Aviation industry facing potential skills shortage

The CareersPortal Team