Our Programme, Built for You

Our programme is built to ensure the development of all our students, whilst enhancing the BAME community

How does the programme work?

It’s open to enrol any student between the ages of 13-25, with spaces allocated firstly to people from a BAME background, women, or those from a disadvantaged background. 

Our programme aims to

Grow career awareness

Learn about the career paths that are available in aviation, suitable for different educational background and skillsets.

Teach practical knowledge

Gain useful, inside knowledge through in-depth workshops working with pilot’s from leading airlines and aviation experts.

Provides a real mentor

Students recieve real and practical mentoring as part of this programme

Offer real workplace insight

An opportunity to gain real insight and understanding into the different careers in aviation.

Prepares students for interviews

We work closely with our students to develop confidence and essential skills for future interviews in the aviation industry.

Support students long term

Specialised development  designed to help young people excel in their careers

Grow's students connections

By providing well connected workshops, networking events and annual conferences, students have plenty of opportunities to rub shoulders with pilots, aviation professionals and industry leaders

Lead to a Credited Pilots License

All participants of the programme have the opportunity to win full sponsorship of their Private Pilots License – 45 hour course. We will also have conversations and work through a plan with all students that wish to pursue their license. This includes training through Flight Training Organisations that we have built relationships with

Career Conversations

This will be facilitated through seminar style sessions. We are working with Pilot’s that fly for Major Airlines and  Aviation Professionals

Through this partnership, real pilots, real engineers and real aviation professionals will deliver targeted sessions aimed at giving those on the programme real insight and knowledge on the industry. This will include:

  • Tips on how to become a pilot
  • The progression route of an airline pilot
  • The progression route of an aviation engineer
  • The progression route of an aviation leader
  • Industry secrets and Training Advice
  • Career lifestyles (i.e. the lifestyle of a pilot)

Career Mentoring​

As part of our programme, young people will be mentored by those in industry on a programme designed to upskill them and prepare them for a career in Aviation. This will involve: 

  • Development of essential skills
  • Simulated interview scenarios
  • Critical Scenarios where young people will work in group to tackle simulated emergencies and tasks
  • On-going email support for career development questions

Pilot Training​

All participants of the programme have the opportunity to win full sponsorship of their Private Pilots License – 45 hour course.

Through our relationships with various flight training organisations students will undergo real pilot training and ground school study towards their private pilots’ licence. It will run as an extra-curricular activity arranged at convenient times in the week / weekend

  • All recipients of this scholorship will be allocated a ground school teacher who will take them through the ground school syllabus and prepare them for their ground school exams
  • All recipients of this scholorship will have a flight instructor who will train / prepare them to get their Private Pilot’s Licence.

Annual Conference

Bringing together Pilots, Industry Professionals, Government officials, Educational Leaders and graduates of the programme to discuss the industry. We will also expand and talk about industry wide successes, problems and further development opportunities.

  • Including elements of Career Conversations
  • Discussions about industry wide successes, problems, further development opportunities
  • Information about future pilot programmes coming up
  • Mentors will be there to facilitate sessions
  • Refreshments will be served!

Our programmes are designed to
fit our core values by:

Creating a motivating environment

Creating an environment where students can be energised and motivated about professional topics through meeting and working alongside like minding people

Championing
personal growth

Giving students space and opportunities to gain new self confidence and belief in themselves enabling them to excel to the best of their abilities.

Ensuring every
student is equal

Ensuring that each student feels safe, welcome and important in the Fantasy Wings Programme regardless of their individual background or experiences in life.

Spaces are £25 per month for the duration of the 10 month programme which will be taken by Direct Debit starting at the end of September. There is also a one time registration fee of £30.

There is a £5 reduction available (£20 per month) if you refer a friend who signs up for the programme. Please do not sign up if you are not based in the U.K. We do not fund travel, accommodation or Visas for people to attend this programme.

Our programmes are subject to our terms and conditions. These terms and conditions can be requested via email to info@fantasywings.co.uk

Contact Us

If you have a question about Fantasy Wings, its work and programmes or would like to request further information please get in touch. 

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