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Old 11th Jan 2018, 15:50
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I am the holder of a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering living in Dublin, Ireland. I have a few years experience working for large multinational manufacturing companies working as a field servce engineer and a Maintenance Engineer. I have lots of experience in fault finding, installation, calibrations and documentation/certification of electronic and electrical equipment.

I am just wondering, being a long term aviation admirer, is there any positions suited to me in the aviation industry? Or would i need to participate in an Apprenticeship to become a B2 EASA approved Engineer?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 15th Jan 2018, 16:35
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Most of Ryanair's heavy maintenance providers operate a 'trainee' program for people not of apprenticeship age.

There's also always the option of an approved Part147 course, and come out the other side with all the theory towards the B2 license!
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Old 15th Jan 2018, 20:15
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What about

Airbus - Airbus International Graduate Programme

http://careers.rolls-royce.co.uk/uni...ate-programmes

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Old 25th Jan 2018, 06:19
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I stand to be corrected but most aviation electrical work is solving defects by changing units. To me it sounds like you are more skilled in the work which would go on at an overhaul facility, most of those I have dealt with are in the USA.
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Old 25th Jan 2018, 11:40
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I think that you need to decide if your major interest is in maintenance, or in design/manufacture. Your practical experience suggests the former, your degree suggests the latter.

There are good graduate schemes in all aircraft manufacturers and systems manufacturers (BAe, Airbus, Rolls...), and there are routes to become involved and get licences via work at most major maintenance organisations.

But first, I'd say, decide on the direction you want to go.

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Old 25th Jan 2018, 13:39
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A/c Engineering is one route, however have you thought of being an ATSEP? Most ANSPs would snap up someone with your experience, lots of kit (Comms, Navaids, Radars, etc. etc. etc.) to install/maintain at airports and en-route, it is an interesting and rewarding sector to work in.
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