Jet2 Second Officers

Website Second Officers have just launched their Second Officer programme which was previously called their Pilot Apprentice scheme. You can apply even if you’re not yet a fATPL but are scheduled to compete it by the end of February. This is a fabulous opportunity for new fATPL holders with no fees for the type rating and a Second Officer position in a growing company with both Boeing and Airbus types.


Become a Second Officer with
Applications Close: Wednesday 10th January 2024

Are you looking for your first commercial jet aviation role? We are looking for talented individuals to join our fast-growing customer focused success story and kick start their commercial flying career with

By joining our 20-week development scheme, you will embark on a programme to become one of our Second Officers starting from 2nd April 2024.

With opportunities on our Boeing or Airbus fleet, and positions available across our 11 UK bases, we are keen to meet current or future fATPL holders who can meet the eligibility criteria and time commitments detailed below.

About our programme:

You will spend 20-weeks experiencing life in various teams at our Leeds commercial and operational headquarters as well as spending time in one of our bases. You will shadow and work alongside the people that make a multi award-winning airline as well as training and operating as Cabin Crew. You will find more information about our exciting programme at our future pilots careers page

Minimum requirements:

In order to apply you must meet the following criteria by 29th February 2024:

  • Valid UK Part-FCL issued Pilots Licence
  • Valid UK issued Class 1 Medical – minimum of 6 months validity when joining
  • Completed an APS MCC course, or an individual Jet Orientation Course (JOC) & Multi Crew Co-operation course (MCC)
  • Strong ATPL results and Training record
  • Successful completion of a Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (ME-IR)
  • The unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • You will have also maintained your flying ‘currency’ through training and/or regular flying.

Following successful completion of the 20-week programme, you will then participate in a fully bonded type-rating, once this has been completed you will then join one of our fleets as a Second Officer.

The Application Process:

  • The application window closes on 10th January 2024
  • Candidates selected for the next stage are required to complete online psychometric and ability assessments and a short video interview.
  • Successful candidates from the initial assessment stage will be asked to attend a Simulator Assessment in Cheadle, Stockport on either 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th January 2024.
  • Successful candidates at the Simulator Assessment stage will be invited to meet the recruitment team at an Assessment Centre scheduled to take place in Leeds in the week commencing 12th February 2024.
  • Candidates should be aware that they need to be available on the above dates in order to progress their application.

If you would like to join us on the next stage of our journey – APPLY NOW!


If you need assistance with the application process such as creating a high quality, professionally written CV or Cover Letter then please visit our Pilot Career Hub or email the team at [email protected]. If you are invited to an assessment, be sure to use our famous Airline Interview Question Database which has helped hundreds of pilots successfully pass their pilot interview.

Please note that we have no affiliation with the airline for which this job is advertised. Our aim is to present our audience with pilot jobs which we believe will be of interest. The above information has been re-published from another source such as the directly from the airline, a recruitment agency, or it has been advertised directly through Whilst we endeavour to ensure the information is accurate and up to date, we can not always guarantee it. Please note that fraudsters can try to take advantage of pilots seeking employment. Whilst we do our very best to verify that the jobs we advertise jobs are genuine, you should carry out due diligence checks before parting with any money for a selection process or the promise of a job.

We are not a recruitment agency and we are not recruiting on behalf of the airline advertised, we are simply highlighting that they are recruiting. To apply for this job, you should follow the link provided above. Please therefore, do not send us your application.