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Work Placement - East Midlands Airport

Job description

The airport is a diverse, fast paced and truly exciting workplace and we have great pleasure in inviting numerous students to join us for an action packed week each year.


The 2019 Aviation work experience programme involves a variety of departments that may include Air Traffic Control, Air Traffic lighting/maintenance, Airport Police, UPS brokerage, DHL freight & logistics, Flight check-in and boarding, Passenger Services, VIP lounges, Airport Security, Airfield operations, Jury’s Inn Hotels, Airport Duty Manager (shadowing), Car Park and Meet & Greet operations.


  • Apply by: 30/06/2019
  • Company: East Midlands Airport
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBA
  • Location: Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2SA
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Travel, leisure and tourism
  • Employers reference: INTEMA
  • Listing date: 15/01/2019

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form, that can be accessed here: and return to; or by post to; Community Relations, Building 34, East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2SA


Please be aware applications must be submitted 3 months in advance of desired start date, so please apply ASAP

Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; the work placement team will be able to let you know if this placement has been fully allocated.

Once your work placement has been confirmed, and start & end dates have been agreed with your employer. Please follow the steps below in order to process you work placement application.

Step 1 - Complete the work placement application form on the work placement connect app, or complete a self-placement form, the form can be found here. This will advise the work placement team you have a confirmed work placement.

Step 2 - The work placement team will seek authorisation confirmation from your progress mentor, and then the health and safety documentation will be completed for you to start your placement.

Step 3 - The work placement team will then send you, your progress mentor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’. You MUST NOT START YOUR WORK PLACEMENT, until you have received the confirmation email.

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your progress mentor before you go on placement.

If you have questions or need any support with your work placement applications, please email or call into Room 103 at Derby Road or see your Employability and Work Placement Coordinator at Station Park, Engineering Innovation Centre or Create.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 14th Dec 2018.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

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