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Qualified Instructor (Basic Flying Training)

Posted:  02/01/18
Location:  RAF Valley
Contract:  Permanent
Closing date:  16/01/18

The QI will be required to deliver ground based and synthetic training as part of the UKMTS program. Responsible for the delivery of classroom and simulator instruction to future and current aircrew.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience


Previous experience as a ground instructor or aircrew instructor (or civilian equivalent)
Computer fluency to include Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and Explorer


Previous military flying experience
Previous experience instructing in a flying training groundschool (military or civilian)
Previous instructional experience within Basic Flying Training   


In return, we will provide you with a generous benefits package including the equivalent to 25 days annual leave, a Defined Contribution Pension plan, access to a range of flexible benefits, an Employee Assistance Programme, and Private Medical Insurance.

Our Values

One Ascent Team

Ability and evidence of being a role model of Ascent values:


Hours not days; days not weeks; and
Giving the best possible answer every time.


Listening to everyone’s views; and
Professional & supportive to all our partners and colleagues.


Total Safety: Airsafety, HSSE & Airworthiness; and
Immediate escalation of issues.


Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence Security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.

Conflicts of Interest

In order to discharge Ascent’s primary UKMFTS duty to the MOD to identify and avoid or mitigate conflicts of interest in conjunction with our activities as MOD’s Training Service Partner, Ascent must ensure that no employee or secondee working for Ascent is materially restricted by any conflict of interest when carrying out duties and functions on its behalf. Therefore, candidates who are currently working for or have been employed during the previous 2 years by organisations such as MOD, Babcock, Lockheed Martin or any related group entity or any organisation bidding into the UKMFTS contract should note that Ascent reserves the right to request further information in relation to that candidate’s current or previous employment history and/or take other appropriate steps to ensure Ascent’s full compliance with its primary obligation. Any concerns you have should be discussed with the Ascent HR representative prior to submitting of a Curriculum Vitae.

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