Designing, building and maintaining aircraft takes thousands of people doing many different types of jobs.

Those jobs aren’t all for one type of person either – all sorts of skills and personalities are needed for the aerospace industry. So, what job would best suit you? Here are some ideas to get you thinking.

The aerospace industry is waiting for you

Designing, building and maintaining aircraft takes thousands of people doing many different types of jobs.

Those jobs aren’t all for one type of person either – all sorts of skills and personalities are needed for the aerospace industry. So, what job would best suit you? Here are some ideas to get you thinking.

The aerospace industry is waiting for you

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Widen your horizons

Looking for a practical, hands-on role? Or maybe you’d thrive in an environment where you have to think creatively to solve problems? Make sure you build solid foundations by studying the subjects that employers are looking for. Learn more in our Education section.

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AYRSHIRE

The home of aerospace

Ayrshire has a superb history in aerospace going back over 100 years.
But it’s also got an amazing future.

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One Location, Infinite Innovation

Prestwick Aerospace Campus is located in Monkton and the area surrounding Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Famous the world over, it’s home to some of the biggest aerospace companies on the planet.

Right now at Prestwick, companies are pioneering world class aerostructures, maintaining millions of aircraft parts and controlling thousands of flights a day to and from every corner of the globe.

But there’s loads more to come too. Through the Ayrshire Growth Deal, £80 million is being invested at Prestwick Aerospace, securing its status and future as a global aerospace centre for a VERY long time.

There are thousands more jobs coming to Prestwick, giving you more opportunities for a great career.

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Through the Ayrshire Growth Deal, £80 million is being invested at Prestwick Aerospace, securing its status and future as a global aerospace centre for a VERY long time.

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