Tui Group Uk Trustee LtdLuton

2022 Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship

Competitive salary - Unspecified


Start: 05 September 2022
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Why We Need You

Want to get your career off to a flying start? The sky’s the limit with TUI. We’re the world’s number one tourism business, operating in around 180 destinations worldwide, which means limitless global opportunities for you and your future.

As part of our Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship, you’ll spend four invaluable years working right at the heart of our business - with real responsibilities, and the chance to work on our actual aircraft. You’ll gain a unique insight into our exciting and dynamic industry, with exposure to many other functional areas and senior colleagues. You’ll have lots of fun during your time with us, and we’ll ensure you get the support you need every step of the way.

With over 130 aircraft in our fleet, we rely on our airline to fly customers to our worldwide destinations in a safe and enjoyable way. Our Engineering & Maintenance team manages the serviceability of our aircraft to support TUI Airline’s flying schedule, working to enhance our operation and customer experience, with a focus on digitalisation. You’ll work on some of the highest tech aircraft currently in operation and ensure the safe and reliable operation of our fleet.

This programme is an opportunity for you to develop your engineering skills through a combination of classroom and workshop learning, as well as hands-on experience with live aircraft. You’ll gain a Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship - specialising in the Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/Technician pathway - alongside a Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance, all while developing a rewarding career in our Engineering & Maintenance team. 

We recruit on a rolling basis and therefore recommend that you apply as soon as possible to be in with the best chance.

About the role:

  • Live maintenance on TUI Airline and third-party aircraft, including minor repa


Be Yourself… Be Unique!  TUI’s more than a brand, it’s who we are.  Trusted – Unique – Inspiring.

We’re the leading tourism business with diverse customers and over 67,000 employees.  Together, we embrace different continents and cultures.  We believe travel broadens the mind.  Just like our customers, we’re on a journey, of development towards a more digital, connected and integrated future.  But we haven’t arrived there yet.  We believe that differences drive innovation and we’re encouraging an environment where diverse talent thrives.  Inclusion is fundamental to everything that we achieve and it’s our unique colleagues that will shape the future of travel.

The TUI Group includes our unique hotel portfolio, our cruise ships, our own aircraft, tour operators, travel agencies.  TUI is the UK’s largest tour operator with key brands including TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays.  Our airline is the country's third-largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries.  We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 5.5 million customers each year.

Join us now and you can look forward to a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, excellent rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.


GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Our Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship is suitable for anyone without a degree. Perfect for those who have recently completed or are in the final year of their A Levels or GCSEs and don’t fancy going down the university route.

Great communication skills.

  • A passion for engineering, as well an interest in the travel industry
  • Brings innovative ideas and insights 
  • Engages and collaborates with others 
  • Analytical approach to solving problems and creating solutions 
  • Natural drive to achieve both individual and business results with a commercial focus
  • Adapts and shows resilience if faced with adversity 
  • Hunger for learning, and a commitment to gaining both your Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship and your Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance qualification


Address: Wigmore House Wigmore Lane, Luton - LU2 9TN

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