Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships Page Picture Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has been involved with apprentice training for over 45 years. With all of this experience we still continue to uphold our reputation for producing high calibre engineers for the industry. The four year scheme, which began in 1971, has produced over 700 high calibre engineers for both MAEL and the wider aviation industry.

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The Apprenticeship Scheme

Apprenticeships Page PictureThe current four year scheme is based on the knowledge and practical requirements of the City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Aeronautical Engineering as well as the EASA Part 66 ‘A’ Licence.

Both qualifications concentrate heavily on the students gaining excellent hand skills and a rounded understanding of the whole of the aircraft maintenance field.


What will I learn?

Apprenticeships Page PictureSuccessful applicants will initially study the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations at Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy (MAETA) at London Luton Airport. They will also receive theoretical training as part of their studies towards to the EASA Part-66 ‘A’ licence.

From this phase of initial training, apprentices will then relocate to one of MAEL’s maintenance bases where they will complete the various elements that make up the City and Guilds Level 3 Aeronautical Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship (On-Aircraft Maintenance - Category A).

Our apprentices will also receive on site practical training working alongside highly skilled mentors, who will pass on essential knowledge and experience.


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How do I apply for the Apprenticeship?

Applications are now closed.



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