Wizz Air Cadet Pilot Program

Wizz Air are currently accepting applications for their Pilot Cadet Program through L3. Cadets who successfully complete the course will go on to operate as a First Officer with the airline.

Source: L3 


  • Status: Full-time
  • Duration: 21 months, subject to scheduling
  • Type: Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)
  • Required experience: Little or none
  • Employment: Conditional offer of employment
  • Locations: United Kingdom / global academies

The L3 Integrated ATPL with Wizz Air provides training for a flagship Airline Pilot career program leading to an exciting flying career with Wizz Air on A320 series aircraft.

This Airline Pilot career program with Wizz Air is designed for talented aspiring aviators to be Co-Pilots, Captains and future Airline Managers.

The program is characterized by high-quality training leading to a ‘frozen’ ATPL with A320 type rating. Successful applicants will be provided with a conditional offer of employment by Wizz Air before training begins.

Cost and funding:

The total cost is €122,800

  • Paid in 15 installments
  • Payable over 18 months


Age and height:

Aged between 18 and 55.

Minimum height 5 ft. 2 in. (157 cm), maximum height 6 ft. 3 in. (191 cm).i

Education and English language:

You must have achieved the following academic achievements (or equivalent).

A High School Degree (normally achieved at age 18) with a good standard in Mathematics, Science and English language – or equivalent, supported by certificate evidence.

United Kingdom
5 GCSEs at grade C or above – including Mathematics, Science and English language – or equivalent, supported by certificate evidence.

Be fluent in English (verbal and written).i


Ability to obtain and maintain an EASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate prior to enrollment and pass the Wizz Air Health Services medical examination (prior to employment).


Have a valid passport with an unrestricted current right to live and work in the European Union with an ability to travel unrestricted worldwide.

Background and selection:

Ability to produce a Criminal Record Check (CRC) Basic Disclosure Certificate (or local equivalent) and pass Wizz Air referencing checks.

Pass a selection process.

Current PPL(A) holders are eligible to apply.

NB – There are two fast-track programmes for candidates that have a PPL and 154 hours – one without ATPL theory exams and one including them with the associated reduction in costs.

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Last Recruitment: July 2019
Recruitment anticipated: Unknown
Status: Closed

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