Airline Cadet Programs

Frequently asked questions


What are the requirements to apply to the second officer program?

- CPL, ATPL frozen (JAA/EASA)
- ME/IR Rating
- Medical license (Class one unrestricted)
- English language skills (minimum ICAO level 5)
- European passport

What is the maximum age for applicants?

30 years old

What kind of contract do I get (permanent/temporary)?

Permanent Employment agreement with 6 months’ probation period– to be signed once the line training is completed

From what Stage in the program will I get paid?

After line training (line training expected to be completed within 150 hrs.)

What bases are available? Will I get my preferred base?

You will be assigned to a base following the company needs. Actual bases are Venice (IT) and Nantes (FR). More bases will be opened in the future in France, Italy and Spain.

Course details

This is a partially-sponsored program where the selected candidate will cover part ofthe costs related to the type qualification course:

- Course content:
- Operator conversion course: 2 weeks
- Entry Level Training ELT B717 VPT: 1 week
- Type rating course: 6 weeks
- Base training: 6 TO/LDG
- Line Training: 150 hours
- Course cost covered by the candidate: 26500 Euros
- ELT B717 VPT in Barcelona
- B717 type qualification course: ground school in Barcelona and simulator phase in Stockholm
- Price of the course covered by the candidate includes accommodation in share double rooms and flight tickets from Barcelona to Stockholm
- Course is delivered entirely by VOLOTEA instructors

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