Aerospace Virtual Work Experience

December 2020


Airbus Virtual Work Experience
Airbus Virtual Work Experience
Airbus Virtual Work Experience

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This programme is free
for students

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You’ll get practical skills
and knowledge

You’ll earn a certificate if
you complete the

What’s involved

Live workshops with

You’ll meet professionals in live
workshops and be able to ask
them questions.

Work and assignments

You’ll complete activities and work assignments to develop skills and knowledge.

Fits your schedule

If you miss a workshop then you
can still catch up by watching
a recording.

What you'll cover:

At the forefront of innovation, Airbus is an international pioneer in sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. They design, manufacture and deliver industry-leading commercial aircraft, helicopters, military transports, satellites and launch vehicles, as well as providing data services, navigation, secure communications, urban mobility and other solutions for customers on a global scale.

During this free two week virtual work experience programme you’ll meet (virtually) representatives from some of the key teams within their business from space to civil aviation. You’ll learn about fundamental elements of Airbus’s business including sustainability and manufacturing. Finally you’ll complete work and assignments to get an understanding of what life at Airbus is like. 

The programme involves around 10 hours of activity. You can complete the work over 2 weeks meaning you can fit it around your schedule whether that be school or college. There are live workshops but if you’re unable to attend these a recording will be added. 

 The programme will take place between 30/11/2020 and 13/12/2020. You do not need to be available full time during those dates but you do need to be able to complete 10 hours worth of activity over the two weeks. 


Your schedule:

You should have received your unique sign in link if you have been offered a place on this programme. If you haven’t heard back please email

  • Airbus Commercial – 1st December @ 5pm
  • Airbus Space  – 2nd December @ 5pm
  • Sustainability – 3rd December @ 5pm
  • An academic aircraft lesson – 7th December @ 5pm
  • The recruitment process – 8th December @ 5pm


In order to take part you must be in Years 10-13 and attend a school or college in the UK. The deadline for applications is the 23rd of November. Applicants will find out if they have a place on the programme on November 25th.

Applications have closed

When is it?

The virtual work experience will begin on 30/11/2020 and run until 13/13/2020. There will be around 10 hours of activity for you to complete with 5 or 6 live workshops. If you can’t attend those live you’ll be able to catch up by watching recordings and you’ll still be able to enter the competition.

What if I can't attend a
live workshop?

If you’re unable to take part in a live
workshop you can watch a recording and still enter the competition.

How do I apply?

To apply for this virtual work experience programme you need to create a Springpod account and ‘apply’.

What technology will I need?

You’ll need access to a computer to be able to take part.