Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering

Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering

  • Position
  • Date advertised
  • Type of Contract
Reference 2014/04
Sector / Principal Occupation Stores
Location Norwich
Duration 24 months
Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for an apprentice Stores person to assist us within our Stores/Hangar environment with a focus on ensuring availability and serviceability of aircraft tooling and ground equipment.

The primary responsibility of our Stores department is the receipt, storage and issue/dispatch of aircraft Materials and Tooling.

The aviation industry is highly regulated. Materials and Tooling must be inspected, handled and stored in accordance with rules and procedures published by European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

We need an individual who is motivated, can demonstrate initiative and attention to detail and who is prepared to listen and learn. Has strong prioritising and organisational skills

To apply please complete an apprentice application form by click here or alternative please visit Poultec by clicking the link below:



Job Requirements
Reference 2014/Mech
Sector / Principal Occupation Base Maintenance
Location Norwich
Roles and Responsibilities

We would like to hear from Base Maintenance Aircraft Mechanics interested in supporting our Customers at Norwich International Airport:

You will:

  • * Have completed a proven apprenticeship in aeronautical engineering or be time served
  • * Have good communication skills
  • * Have good administration skills
  • * Be able to work to your own initiative
  • * Have a flexible approach
  • * Have the 'Right to Work' in the UK
  • * Be willing to work 4 on 4 off shift pattern

In addition to a competitive basic salary, the following payments are also applicable:

  • * Shift premium
  • * Overtime

The Company also offers:

  • * Minimum 4 weeks leave per annum plus bank holidays
  • * Generous Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • * Type training opportunities based at our own 147 approved Training College
  • * Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • * Provision of full PPE

If you match the above criteria we would be interested in hearing from you. Please quote the job reference and apply either on line, by emailing your CV to or by post to HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich International Airport, Norwich, Norfolk. NR6 6ER.

Job Requirements
Reference NA
Sector / Principal Occupation Media / E-learning
Location Norwich
Duration Two Years
Roles and Responsibilities

Media Apprentice


We are looking for a Media Apprentice to assist the Learning Technology Coordinator in the production and organisation of the Company’s e-learning requirements based within our technical college in Norwich.


The role will allow the successful apprentice to get involved with a number of media projects the Company are developing.  Training will be given covering a range of software applications including Moodle/Knowledge Presenter and Adobe Creative Suite.

For full details of the apprenticeship and to submit your application please click on the link below:


Only applications via Poultec will be considered.


Job Requirements

Aircraft Apprenticeship Scheme

Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship Scheme aimed at 16+ years.  A sponsored four year course, based in Norwich, which will equip individuals with the academic and practical skills required to become a skilled Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic.


Minimum 16 years of age with an aptitude and passion for Engineering

Minimum of 3 GCSE, grade C or above in Maths, English and a Science

Ability to pass our pre-selection examination

Good communication skills both written and verbal

Good IT skills


At the end of the 4 year training programme, successful students will be qualified to:-

Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering

C&G 2675 in Aeronautical Engineering

EASA Part 66 Category A licence


The course structure includes practical training together with periods of on-the-job training spent in our Workshops to perfect hand-skills, our Support Departments to gain a full understanding of how the business works and within the hangar environment working on aircraft undergoing maintenance within the facility.

At the end of the 4 years, the top 2 highest achievers will be guaranteed employment. All other apprentices will be interviewed and recruited subject to performance, results and suitable vacancies.

Please download our application form, complete and return the application form to the HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6ER or telephone us on +44 (0)1603 254513 to request a form to be sent.


Apprentice Open Day - Saturday 29 March 2014

Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship Scheme


 Date:                             Saturday 29 March 2014

 Time:                             0900 hours or 1100 hours

 Location:                       Hangar 3, Liberator Road, Norwich International Airport


Full security procedures will be in place, therefore, all those over 18 years of age will be required to provide photographic ID i.e. valid passport/driving licence and places must be pre-booked.

 Parking:                         Parking is available at Norwich Airport's short stay car park. 

 Additional Information: 

No photography will be permitted

Filming will not be permitted

Mobile phones are not permitted in the hangars

Flat shoes are recommended and no open toed shoes are permitted


What to do next?            If you wish to attend one of the sessions, please register via the news page of the website and click on the link.



                                      Alternatively, if you are unable to attend and you wish to apply, please  download the application form from the website.


Come along and find out more about our Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship Scheme. 

Meet current and past apprentices, ask questions and tour our facilities.


We look forward to seeing you!


EASA Part 66 B1 Licensed Engineers' Course

The EASA Part 66 UK Foundation Degree in Aircraft Licensed Engineering is in its 10th year and is run in conjunction with Kingston University London. The degree is aimed at 18+ years, is a two year course that is undertaken at KLMUKE Technical College based in Norwich. The course aims to equip graduates for the job market by combining academic learning with practical skills.

On successful completion of the 2 years, students will be awarded a Foundation Degree in Aircraft Engineering and after successful completion of a further minimum 2 years maintenance experience, a full B1 licence.

Application is via UCAS. For more information including entry requirements, please visit Kingston University’s website at

On successful completion of this course, KLM UK Engineering looks to recruit selected individuals to work within their aircraft maintenance hangars based at Norwich Airport. Graduates starting salary package in excess of £18K with ability to progress and develop!