Careers

Helicopter Chief Flight Instructor (CFI)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Chief Flight Instructor who is qualified as a Flight instructor to teach to CPL standard and must be acceptable to CAA to hold position of CFI
  • As the senior civil-qualified pilot at HA, providing professional advice on EASA/UK CAA-regulated civil flight operations
  • Reporting to higher management any factors likely to affect personnel or aviation safety
  • Ensuring that optimum manning of the ATO component is maintained, especially in respect of qualification, experience and recency, and available to meet the HA training standards
  • Complying with Policies and Procedures issued by the Company, including Company Department and General Procedures and any local instructions, if issued

Essential:

  • Require a minimum of EASA CPL (H) with FE (H), (PPL & CPL)
  • Candidates must be acceptable to the CAA and be able to hold Form 4
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Minimum 1,500 flight hours as a PIC and at least 700 flight hours as a flight instructor
  • Class 1 Medical certificate issued in accordance with EASA

Desirable:

  • Additional relevant qualifications such as IR (H) and FAA FI would be advantageous

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Subject to Experience

Helicopter Flight Instructors (Full / Part time)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Impart flying instructions as per the syllabus of a course
  • Maintain student records
  • Follow all safety procedures as per regulations and educate students on all aspects for safe conduct of flight training
  • Perform other duties assigned by CFI
  • Conduct Computer Based Training/Computer Aided Instruction/Synthetic training as required, including ground school lessons
  • Conduct other tasks related to the Training System as directed
  • Deliver training to ab-initio, refresher/Helispeed pilots
  • Assist the Chief Pilot in the development and maintenance of RW courseware
  • Complete other tasks related to RW training to the satisfaction of the Chief Pilot
  • Produce successful and highly motivated students who excel in the airborne arena
  • Assessment of all RW student pilots in accordance with the RW Assessment and Training Strategy

Essential:

  • CPL – H holder with FI and valid medical and ideally a instrument rating
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of 1000 hours helicopter flight time and 250 hours airborne instructional experience

Desirable:

  • EASA ATPL (H) licence
  • Previous instructional experience of ab-initio training

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Subject to Experience

Helicopter Ground School/Theoretical Knowledge Instructors

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct required theoretical training for students in line with course modules-
  • Development/discipline of all Ground Instructors
  • Accountable for ensuring that the school is in compliance with the national regulatory requirements with regard to delivery of Theoretical Knowledge Training
  • Work with the Head of Training defining and monitoring the required quality and standard of training given by the Ground training staff
  • Ensuring Training policies and processes are suitable for task and regulatory requirements. Advising of Shortfalls and remedial requirements
  • Ensuring that there is an adequate number of suitably qualified Ground training staff available to undertake the required training task of the school
  • Communicating/promoting policies, procedures and standards throughout the Ground school
  • Ensuring all Ground Training Staff are suitably qualified and company standards checks completed
  • Ensuring that all Ground training documentation, manuals and courseware are fit for purpose and meet the requirements of the business

Essential:

  • Conducting ground school training in accordance with EASA course curriculum.
  • Ensuring Ground School subjects are taught IAW the approved flight syllabi,
  • Manage assigned students training within syllabus and the schedule.
  • Maintain accurate records of assigned students
  • Ensure assigned students are scheduled for stage checks, Knowledge tests;
  • Maintain currency in all procedures and regulations.
  • Contribute to the revision and updating of Course syllabi

Desirable:

  • Ability to work well in a highly structured environment
  • Team oriented
  • Result oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Outlook

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Subject to Experience