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The Aviation Academy trains for recruitment

06th January 2011

Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of and Alan Blackwell, Principal of Craven College, put their signatures to a cooperation agreement that confirms The Aviation Academy as a training partner for cabin crew. The Aviation Academy will train 75 new candidates, from the Yorkshire, Humberside, Lancashire and East Midlands regions, who are hoping to secure their wings to become cabin crew for

Craven College

The Aviation Academy, Craven College's unique airside training facility at Leeds Bradford International Airport, will see hopeful candidates undertake a five week training course.  Successful completion of the course brings candidates a step closer to securing an exciting new job which really will take the recruits to new heights.

Applications for cabin crew positions must be made through the airline's recruitment site . This is followed by an invitation to a selection day to attend an interview, if they are successful they are then asked to attend a training course which upon completion and achieving a high standard will be offered a fixed term contract with

Ian Doubtfire said, "At our customers are very important therefore we have a professional and dedicated team to help customers feel relaxed from the moment they step on board the aircraft. Our friendly cabin crew ensure that passengers are safe and comfortable whilst providing a full range of inflight refreshments and shopping.

"We are looking for people who are hardworking, flexible, friendly, fit and have an outgoing personality. These qualities, combined with comprehensive training at The Aviation Academy, are the perfect formula for great cabin crew."

Jo Mills, Commercial Manager for The Aviation Academy, commented, "This unique course, developed in conjunction with, offers a fantastic opportunity for candidates wishing to embark on a career within the aviation industry and I have no doubt that it will be extremely popular.

"The Aviation Academy equips recruits with knowledge on the theory of flight, discipline and responsibility, passenger handling, emergency procedures, customer service, conflict management and security.  Practical elements are taught at the Aviation Academy, on board aircraft and at a training Centre at East Midlands Airport."

Further information, including entry requirements can be found at or by contacting The Aviation Academy on 0113 391 9813.

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