Train from zero to a First Officer on A320 and start your pilot career at one of the following:

THE LARGEST AIRLINE IN SPAIN, MEASURED BY FLEET SIZE AND NUMBER OF DESTINATIONS SERVED
OR
ONE OF THE FASTEST-GROWING INDEPENDENT AIRLINES IN EUROPE BASED IN SPAIN
Airbus narrow-body is the dominant fleet type for both airlines.
You can find their flight bases in Spain, Italy, France and Greece.
Airlines are of particular relevance in the Spanish domestic market, as well as in Southern Europe.
Their flight destination routes exceed 100, including flights to the Middle East and Africa.

Choose one of the two Spanish Airline Cadet Programs with the job opportunity!

All-inclusive
ATPL Integrated + Type Rating + Base Training + AIRLINE JOB GUARANTEE
A personal career coach
responsible for your studying progress and employment
Flight training on
Cessna 172
in both VFR and IFR stage
A fleet of brand-new
A320/B737 FFSs and
FTDs Level 2
A personal iPad
with training materials
Virtual Reality-based training
in the MCC stage

An airline ready First Officer in just 23 months!

You can choose where you want to study – the virtual or traditional classroom. Take on-campus learning at BAA Training in Vilnius, Lithuania or connect virtually from whichever spot you want anywhere in the world (up to 12 months in this case).
VFR refers to the parts of the regulations that deal with flying visually. You will practise on our Cessna 172S aircrafts.
IFR regulations are those dealing with “instrument flight rules.” You will learn flying by reference to the instruments.
Multi-Engine training teaches the multi-engine plane aerodynamics and other specifics of flying such type of aircraft.
The UPRT (Upset Prevention and Recovery Training) gives student pilots the skills to prevent and deal with serious events such as stalls and spins, and the APS (Airline Pilot Standards) MCC (Multi-Crew Cooperation) course with the integration of Virtual Reality-based training elements provides a competency-based training in operating in a multi-pilot environement.
It consists of CBT, theory, and APT sessions with the integration of Virtual Reality-based training elements. Locations: Vilnius, Lithuania or Barcelona, Spain.
The flight training on a Boeing or Airbus Full Flight Simulator (FFS) might take place in Vilnius or Barcelona simulator training centre, depending on the aircraft type in question.
The training involves at least six take-offs and landings to illustrate your fitness to operate an aircraft. The training is organized at an agreed airport on your chosen type – Boeing or Airbus. Locations may vary.
You are ready to take an airline pilot seat!

Explore our training locations!

Ground school in Spain or Lithuania

It is a theoretical part of your training that you can complete in one of the following locations: Spain, Lithuania or online via a dedicated virtual classroom.
Our ground school in Spain is in our flight base in Lleida, making it convenient for students to take theory and flight training in the same spot.
We also operate a ground school in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The school is just next to the BAA Training simulator training centre and a few bus stops from the buzz of the beautiful old town.
You can also choose the virtual classroom (online) training. We ensure the finest quality EASA training that you can take from anywhere in the world, avoiding traveling and living abroad expenses.

Type Rating

You will get your Airbus A320 Type rating training in one of our simulator training centres – Barcelona, Spain or in Vilnius, Lithuania
A320ceo, A320ceo/neo, A320 FTD Level 2 and VR kits in Spain.
Two A320 and VR kits in Lithuania.
Modern classrooms, briefing rooms, a spacious lounge to rest and a dining room in both Spain and Lithuania.

Flight school

Our main flight base is located in Spain, Lleida-Alguaire International Airport (and there is an additional one in Castellón–Costa Azahar Airport).
The flight base in Lleida-Alguaire International Airport is a convenient location with developed infrastructure and a climate suitable for conducting training year-round.
You will train on Cessna aircraft, FNPT II simulator and APT trainer.
It is possible to complete theory in Lleida-Alguaire too to align it with flight training.

Our instructors are the key to your success!

Our Instructors:
are currently flying airline pilots/ATC controllers/Line training captains/TRIs or TREs
will help you gain multicultural experience as they come from a variety of countries, such as Spain, France, Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, etc.
hold at least a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the respective fields or even are scientists in engineering or economics holding a PhD

Our students fly

Application process

Please fill out the form below in order to get your personal manager at BAA Training who will guide you through the whole preselection process.
After you provide a scanned copy of your passport valid to travel abroad, educational documents and your Resume (CV), you are ready to set the assessment date.
A candidate’s assessment is a procedure fully carried out by BAA Training. It helps us determine whether a candidate possesses the necessary qualities and skills to become a pilot. The entire assessment takes 4.5 hours and consists of the 4 following parts:
  • Cognitive abilities / Aon Assessment Solutions test system
  • English / Aon Assessment Solutions test system
  • Personal traits, competencies / Aon Assessment Solutions test system
  • Interview with an assessment specialist.
The assessment can be done either at our training centre or online. In both cases, the procedure is the same, except that you can do the online assessment at any convenient location.
If a student’s profile matches the airline’s requirements, he or she is presented to the airline for the final decision.
The airline invites suitable candidates for the final interview, consisting of group tasks and a personal interview. After you pass the airline interview, you will get a letter of engagement and can start your training as an airline cadet.

Application process

Minimum entry requirements

Students

Minimum entry requirements

Age

Over 18 years old

Education

Secondary, University or Collage degree.

Physical status

Valid EASA 1st Class Medical Certificate

Personal competence and aptitude

All candidates must go through special tests and interviews developed by the selection commission of the BAA Training for social competence and aptitude assessment

Theoretical preparation

Knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, and English is of key importance

The Spanish language

An advantage

FAQs

You get a genuine opportunity to become a First Officer at one of the two Spanish airlines we run cadet programs with. The cadet programs are oriented towards actual operations in an airline company. Once you pass their assessment, the airline will give you a letter of intent (preliminary commitment to hiring you). These two are well-known, fast-growing operators relevant to the Spanish aviation market – one of the biggest markets in Europe ranked by scheduled seat capacity.
Both cadet programs have been structured to give you all the possible tools and resources to succeed in your training. You will be assigned a personal coach, receive an iPad with training material and even VR goggles for studying at your own pace and time from day one until the end of your MCC practical training on FTD and during the Type Rating!
You will become a pilot on Airbus A320, the world’s top passenger jetliner. While one of the Spanish airlines in question has almost 100 of those in service, the other plans to increase capacity this year significantly to fulfill its operational needs as it continues to add new bases and more flights to its network.
To enroll, you have to be at least 18 years old, have a secondary or higher education, obtain an EASA 1st Class Medical Certificate and be eligible to work in EASA countries legally. All candidates have to take special tests and interviews developed by the selection committee of BAA Training and the respective airline for social competence and aptitude assessment. Knowledge of Mathematics, Physics and English is of crucial importance to pass.
It starts with the initial discussion of terms and conditions and answers to all of your questions, followed by document screening and scheduling of the assessment date. The assessment allows us to examine whether you possess the necessary personal traits, competencies and cognitive abilities and check your level of English and motivation. You can do it online or at our training centre in Vilnius. If you pass it, we will present your candidature to the airline. The last step for you is to perform well at their final interview and receive a letter of intent from the airline.
It is a full-scope training package with ATPL Integrated, Type Rating and Base Training. The students whose training results match the predetermined criteria will be placed for a job interview with one of the two Spanish airlines, who will decide on their recruitment.
You will be able to discuss questions related to the working conditions and remuneration during the airline interview with your potential employer.
You can do your ground school in Spain, Lleida, Lithuania, Vilnius, or virtually. The flight training is conducted at our flight base in Lleida-Alguaire International airport. As for the Type Rating, we have a simulator training centre in Barcelona with two brand-new A320 full flight simulators – just what you need! If you are a Spanish local or come from a neighboring country, it will be effortless to manage the logistics as both the initial training and the successive Type Rating can be completed „at home.“

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