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Applications to the UK Early Careers programmes

Filling in your application form:

Please read these competencies and use examples in your application where appropriate as Airbus will be looking for evidence of them in any examples of work and life experiences.

You might also want to think about the following when filling in your application form:
•    Extra-curricular activities
•    Knowledge and interest in the industry/business area
•    Membership of relevant societies or bodies
•    Work experience
•    Languages


The application process for entry to our Early Career programmes is open to applicants from the UK and overseas, providing you meet the eligibility criteria of our programme. This includes written and oral fluency in English.

On the application you will be asked to inform us of your work status. Information is available on the home office website: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/

The supply of incorrect information will result in your application being withdrawn from our process.

Managing your application

To help you manage your application more effectively, you can save it and return to complete it at a later date. To do this, you will need to remember your user name and password for the “candidate’s cockpit”, where you started the process. You can also log into the cockpit, to change any of your personal details, for example, phone numbers and addresses.

The only relevant tabs for the UK Apprenticeship are:

  • Personal Details
  • Education
  • Cover Letter
  • Attachments
  • Questionnaire.

Please consider that your selection starts as soon as you submit your application form. We will be looking at your application for the quality as well as qualifications, so please ensure you spend time on it.

It is mandatory to upload a CV!

When you return to the candidate cockpit, you will see there are new areas/tabs to fill in information. This is only relevant if you have released your profile and you want to be considered for other vacancies within the Airbus Group.

When inputting your education details you need to manually input information about your educational establishment.
If you are still at school or your most recent education was at school, please select ‘X-Schools UK’ from the drop down box, you can then manually input your school in the ‘Educational Establishment’ free text box.
Throughout the process, should you no longer wish to proceed with your application, you can withdraw your application via the candidate cockpit.

Once you have submitted your application, you will not be able to amend any of the questionnaire data.  

Be aware that all correspondence will be done via email. We will not send letters to you in the post, so you should regularly check your email for any correspondence from us.  It is, therefore, important that the email address you include in your application is one you use regularly. 

To allow us to communicate with you efficiently and ensure that none of our email correspondence with you is lost, you should check your spam filters as emails can sometimes get diverted into junk mail.

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