The Sky’s the Limit as Atlantic Aviation Group open its 2018 Apprenticeship

Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) have recently announced that they are accepting submissions for their 2018 Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship programme. The 4-year paid apprenticeship includes practical on-the-job training at the company hangar as well as off-site theory-based learning in Shannon and at Dublin Institute of Technology.

Speaking about the company history of training apprentices, Atlantic Aviation Group CEO Shane O’Neill said, “We are delighted to continue our proud legacy of training world class Aircraft Maintenance Engineers through our prestigious apprenticeship. In the last 5 years alone, we have produced two Worldskills champions and five national skills champions for Aircraft Maintenance. We look forward to welcoming the next generation as the programme opens again for 2018.”

HR manager Ciara Leahy explained why the company has such a good record at producing world class apprentices, “Our 4 year programme trains apprentices to the very highest of standards. As a large number of our on-the-job trainers have come through our apprentice programme previously, they fully appreciate and understand what training each apprentice needs to succeed. “

More information about the programme and the on-line application is available on the company website in the apprentice section.  Places on the programme are limited and demand is high, it is recommended that anyone interested should apply as soon as possible. Closing date for receiving applications for the apprenticeship programme is Tuesday, May 8th.  



Further Information about the company

Originally founded in 1962, Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) Group is one of Europe’s leading independent Aviation service providers, offering maintenance and engineering services to international operators of B737, B757 and B767 type aircrafts. The company employs 250 staff at its Shannon facility, where it has established a strong reputation for quality and technical expertise. In addition to providing comprehensive MRO services, Atlantic Aviation Group supports its customers with a wide range of engineering and technical services and is an EASA approved 147 training organisation, Part 21 Design Services Organisation and a Part M Subpart G and I organisation.