Young person’s scholarship opportunity

Robbie Hall (left) and Michael Craik (2015 Scholarship students)
Robbie Hall (left) and Michael Craik (2015 Scholarship students)

To celebrate its 85th Anniversary, Air Service Training Ltd (AST) will be offering a free scholarship opportunity to one lucky applicant to study their Aircraft Maintenance Licence course.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence is an internationally-recognised professional qualification and, once successfully completed, allows the holder the privilege of certifying aircraft as fit for flight.

The approved licence course is a two-year programme, and includes both theoretical and practical training. All examinations and assessments are undertaken as part of the course and, upon graduation, individuals are awarded a Certificate of Recognition.

In 2015, AST celebrated the winning of the Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade by offering a free scholarship onto its approved Aircraft Engineers Licence course. Lucky winner, Michael Craik, has been studying his course since last October.

The 2016 scholarship competition is open to individuals between the ages of 18 to 24, who are resident in Scotland. Applicants should have passes in maths, English and a science subject at SCE Standard Grade Credit level or equivalent.

Hopeful applicants should write to the Chief Executive, Air Service Training Ltd, Brahan Building, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NX, providing a brief summary of approximately 300 words, about themselves and explaining why they would like a career as an aircraft engineer.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, August 30.

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