Pupils & Apprentices

Pupils & Apprentices

Apprenticeship

Apprentices are our future, so we invest in them. Whether you choose an engineering or a business apprenticeship you will receive a salary, an academic or a vocational qualification, hands-on training and work where you can make a real contribution on projects of vital importance to the future of aerospace. 

In this section you will find more details about the apprentice programmes we offer and find the one that inspires you.

France

Germany

United Kingdom

Worlwide

Dual Study Germany

A Dual Study program is a combination of theoretical and practical education offered by a number of German universities, academies and schools. The programme allows a student to gain an element of professional work experience whilst attending a higher education establishment.

Airbus offers 45 dual study programmes. Depending on the chosen profession and location, you will complete your training at Airbus Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space, Airbus Helicopters or at one of our subsidiaries.

Lycée Airbus

The Lycée Airbus, the official corporate vocational high school, is located within one of the Airbus industrial sites in Toulouse. We train students to attain 3 professional baccalaureates: Aeronautics (with avionics, structure or systems optional courses), Machining and Sheet Metal Work.

The first two years are dedicated to school academy lessons and the third year is spent within an apprenticeship of their choice. About 15% of students have the opportunity to continue their apprenticeship studies in Aeronautical Painting (Bac +1), BTS Maintenance of Production Systems (Bac +2) in partnership with the UIMM Occitanie training center or BTS Aéronautique (Bac + 2) in partnership with the Lycée Saint-Exupéry and the UIMM Occitanie. Our training courses are free, accessible to all and recognized by the French Government.

Apprenticeship in Poland

At Airbus Poland, we proudly support the practical education of young students from secondary vocational schools and help them integrate the working life. Our engagement with practical education has been running since many years and our commitment is to encourage the young generations to join the aerospace and start their career at Airbus in Poland.

Our Apprenticeship programmes are designed to onboard young students and give them the opportunity to start a long-term cooperation with Airbus. We offer an employment contract, financial support to continue their studies at university level.

 

Secondary Vocational Schools

We cooperate with aviation technical college located in Warsaw by supporting the practical part of education programme for aircraft mechanics. Our C295 Service Centre provides every year around 540 hours of one-to-one training of 45 minutes to each student, under guidance of our senior staff for a group of 30 college students.

At Airbus Poland, we proudly support the practical education of students at universities and help them integrate the working life. Our engagement with practical education has been running since many years and our commitment is to encourage the young generations to join the aerospace and start their career at Airbus in Poland.

 

Schülerpraktikum Germany

Do you have an interest in aerospace? Do you want to experience an A320, a helicopter, or a satellite up close? Sounds exciting, and it is indeed. Undertake a school work experience at Airbus to find out what you really love, what your passion is, and what career might suit you.

You will gain an insight into the world of Airbus and get a taste of various lines of work. Or take the opportunity to simply talk to colleagues and find out why they decided to join Airbus and what they are doing today.

Have we convinced you yet? If we have, we will be happy to meet you. You can complete your school work experience at one of the many Airbus sites. Just choose your preferred site and learn more about your work experience options.

Work Experience 

Following on from the success of December 2020’s VWEX, the Virtual Work Experience pilot programme, we are pleased to announce its second edition to run in July 2021.

With the Virtual Work Experience programme Airbus is able to provide accredited work experience to young people, no matter where they live. Born out of necessity during the last year, the programme now becomes the primary way you can learn more about the Airbus company, culture and opportunities for you to begin a career with us. 

 

What can you expect from July’s programme?

Students are given the opportunity to meet representatives from some of the key teams within the business - from Defence & Space to Civil Aviation, as well as understanding the fundamental elements of Airbus’s business including sustainability and manufacturing. 

Students are given real work and assignments to gain skills and gain an understanding of what life at Airbus is like. There are also live seminars from engineers, managers and the team who work in recruitment with a live Q&A - giving you an insiders’ view on everything Airbus and the opportunity to ask questions and get your voice heard. 

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