Heathrow Employment & Skills Academy supports local residents into employment at the airport. They are currently advertising more than 90 roles on the Heathrow Academy website across a diverse range of sectors including retail, hospitality, ground handling, airlines, construction and passenger services.
Candidates who apply for these roles will be invited to attend a one-to-one information, advice and guidance session with a member of the Heathrow Academy team, who will provide CV and interview support, including mock interviews where required.
In 2022, the Heathrow Academy supported more than 800 individuals receive employment offers at the airport.
Heathrow Academy open days
In 2023, the Academy will be running monthly open days for any local jobseeker interested in working at the airport, where they can speak with a member of the Academy team to find out more about the exciting employment opportunities available. As part of these open days, jobseekers can drop in at any time to understand more about the vacancies and the eligibility requirements.
The dates for the open days in 2023 are:
Friday 17th February, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 14th April, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 12th May, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 16th June, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 14th July, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 18th August, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 15th September, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 13th October, 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 17th November, 13:30 – 18:00
Heathrow Careers and Essential Skills workshops
The Heathrow Academy’s essential skills workshops give jobseekers everything they need to confidently make an application to join the thousands of people who turn up every day to the buzz and excitement of playing their part in giving passengers the best airport service in the world.
The Academy’s half-day workshop gives jobseekers an insight into the:
History of the airport
Job roles available right now
Essential skills and behaviours needed to succeed
Application process and support available
A number of employers also offer guaranteed interviews for individuals who complete a workshop.
To book a place at an upcoming workshop, please go to the Academy’s Events page: https://heathrowacademy.co.uk/events.aspx.
Heathrow Academy webinar programme
In 2023, the Academy will also continue with our successful live webinar programme, where airport-based employers talk about their vacancies, the skills needed for success, and answer questions from viewers. In 2022 the webinar programme received excellent feedback, with more than 4,000 views over the course of the year.
Three webinars per week will be held over the course of the following weeks:
w/c 23rd January
w/c 27th February
w/c 27th March
w/c 24th April
w/c 22nd May
w/c 26th June
w/c 24th July
w/c 29th August
w/c 25th September
w/c 23rd October
w/c 27th November
All upcoming webinars, and recordings of previous webinars, can be found here: https://www.bigmarker.com/series/heathrow-virtual-career-talk/series_summit.