Training to be an Air Astana pilot
Air Astana operates to the highest standards and recruits only the most
suitable candidates for each role at the airline. However, for people with the
right aptitude, education and motivation, it is possible to train “from
scratch” for the role of pilot with Air Astana. Such individuals receive
rigorous training and, if successful, graduate to one of the most important
jobs in our organization.Do you have what it takes?
We are looking for young Kazakhstani citizens who are motivated to become
pilots for our company. A programme called Ab-Initio (Latin for “from the
beginning”) has been put in place to enable successful candidates to study at a
reputable aviation school overseas. However, you must first satisfy the
Ab-Initio selection requirements listed below.
If you believe you have what it takes, please bring or send the required
documents (see list below) to Air Astana at:Human Resources Department
Air Astana Centre 1
4A Zakarpatskaya Street
Tel.: +7 (727) 258 41 35/36 ext. 1428
Fax: +7 (727) 259 87 04E-mail: email@example.comThe Ab-Initio Selection Process1. Qualification1.1. Candidates must meet the following criteria:
1.2. Following candidates are eligible for selection:
2. Document Selection2.1. Required documents:
2.2. Those candidates whose documents are acceptable will be invited to
selection phases.3. Candidates Selection 3.1. The selection process consists of the following stages:
3.2. Those who successfully pass selection shall submit:
3.3. Students shall pass EASA (European
Aviation Safety Agency) class 1
medical examination before commencement of training.Notes:
* If candidate fails SHL test and written English test (p.3.1. subparagraph 1.)
he/she will not be allowed to pass the next stage of the selection process and
allowed to retest 12 months after the first attempt (candidates have two
attempts in SHL assessment).
* If candidate fails COMPASS (p. 3.1. subparagraph 3) he/she is allowed to
apply for re-participation in the program 6 months after the first attempt
(candidates have two attempts in COMPASS assessment).
* If candidate fails medical examination he/she will not be accepted to program
* If candidate fails interview with flight school representatives (p. 3.1.
subparagraph 6) he/she is allowed to reapply for the program 12 months after
the first attempt (candidates have two attempts in this interview stage).
* Those candidates who are unsuccessful in training and have unsatisfactory
discipline at the flight school he/she will not be allowed to reapply for the
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