To apply for an opportunity to join our airBRIDGE Cadet Programme we ask that you read through the advertisement and requirements of the role to make sure you have what it takes. To apply you will complete the online application process which will include:

  • Completing the online application form
  • Uploading your Introduction Essay in place of a cover letter
  • Uploading your CV
  • Submitting your application

Introduction Essay/Cover Letter

For the Introduction Essay, please tell us about yourself and why you would like this opportunity. You might like to tell us more about:

  • What appeals to you about the Christchurch Airport airBRIDGE Programme?
  • What you would contribute to Christchurch Airport?
  • What life or work experience has made you an ideal candidate for this cadetship?
  • What are your career ambitions?
  • Why the airport/aviation industry?

Your CV

Preparing your CV is the first step to entering the working world and if you've never put one together now is a good time to start. Be sure to include the following:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Education, qualifications, any extra courses you have done
  • Paid or unpaid work experience if you have any, with the dates and employer details
  • Voluntary or community experience if any
  • Extra-curricular activities, sports, hobbies etc. - these are optional but can help demonstrate your personal qualities and strengths

You will need to upload your own CV document in Word or PDF format. Please make sure your file size is less than 1MB.

What Happens Next?

For open intakes, following the closing date, we will review all applications to create a shortlist, and will be in contact soon after to update you on your application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview or to attend an assessment centre, as well as complete psychometric assessments for ability and personality profiles.

For expressions of interest, we will hold your application on file until our next intake, and will be in touch at that time to update you on your application.