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Read on to learn more about the programme and how to apply.

What is Christchurch Airport airBRIDGE?

  • Get your career in Airport Operations ready for take-off!
  • Achieve NZQA Level 4 qualifications
  • Earn while you learn
  • Make direct industry connections

Christchurch Airport airBRIDGE is a cadet training programme, equipping you with the base skills and experience to fast-track a career in Airport Operations. At the successful completion of the programme, our cadets will have achieved the NZQA National Certificate in Airport Operations Level 4 in Customer Service and Airport Safety.

We provide a supportive and hands-on environment, making the role ideal for those new to the workforce , an ideal bridge between study and the industry. Over the 12 months you will progressively learn the skills and responsibilities of an Airport Services Co-ordinator at Christchurch Airport and gain an insight into the variety of other stakeholder roles involved in an airport operation.

As the face of the Christchurch Airport, you will interact with a variety of people from airline staff to visitors and everyone in between. You need to be comfortable on your feet for long hours, available for shift work and be happy working inside and outside.