Potential employment as a Junior First Officer on Airbus A320 with Jetstar Asia on completion of training.

Jetstar Asia Cadet Training Program (CAAS CPL/MEIR with ATPL)

Jetstar Asia first took to the skies in December 2004. Jetstar Asia currently operates more than 600 weekly return flights to 25 destinations across 13 countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific region. In the most recent 2019 OAG report, Jetstar Asia were the top punctual Low Cost Carrier (LCC) in Asia Pacific and the 2nd most punctual LCC in the World. On the Airline Safety Rating, Jetstar Asia has maintained the top 10 safest LCC in the last 3 consecutive years.

In conjunction with L3 Airline Academy, Jetstar Asia is offering to select and guide you as you embark upon a unique route of training which will take you directly to the role of Junior First Officer on an Airbus A320.

In order to accelerate our drive to be agile we have partnered with Revion Ground School in Singapore to conduct ATPL Theoretical knowledge element. You will then join L3 Airline Academy' Crew Training Center at Hamilton, New Zealand, where you will join fellow trainee airline pilots to experience the skies in this spectacular part of the world.

Key features
  • Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (frozen) career program delivered by L3 Airline Academy in conjunction with Jetstar Asia
  • Potential employment as a Junior First Officer on Airbus A320 with Jetstar Asia on completion of training
  • Open to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only
  • Training on modern aircraft and simulators

Successful graduation from this career program with L3 Airline Academy will provide you with:

  • A Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) and Air Transport Pilot License (ATPL) theoretical knowledge and examination passes

Upon successful completion of the flight trainings with L3 Airline Academy, you will continue your training with Jetstar Asia to complete further advanced training including an A320 aircraft type rating.

Application & selection
Entry Criteria

To apply for the Jetstar Asia Cadet Training Program you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must hold Citizenship or Permanent Resident status.
  • For male candidates, have either completed, be in the process of completing, or be exempt from, National Service (NS);
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the commencement of Training;
  • Hold or be able to obtain a valid CAAS Class 1 Medical Certificate (with no limitations) prior to commencement of training;
  • Good vision acuity of at least 6/60 without optical aid, correctable to 6/6 and not color blind;
  • Produce a Police check/Basic Disclosure certificate before the Final Interview stage of selection;
  • Be fluent in the English language to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) level 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and level 5.5 overall, or equivalent standard;
  • GCE ‘O- level or above with a minimum of 5 credits in GCE ‘O’ level or its equivalent at one sitting. These must include English, Mathematics and a Science subject, preferably Physics;
  • Physically and mentally fit.

Like all of our programs, we undertake a rigorous selection process to support you on your onward journey to the flight deck:

  • Your application will be screened by a member of the L3 Airline Academy selection team.
  • You will be contacted by email by our selection team to inform you whether your application has been successful.
  • If successful, you will be invited to attend a selection day.  This will take place in Singapore.
  • The final phase of the selection for short-listed candidates will be an airline interview with Jetstar Asia in Singapore.

As assessment dates are limited, we recommend early bookings. We encourage you to monitor these dates and your application if you are interested to be part of this program. 

Route plan

  • TIME
  • Classroom & CBT based (delivered by Revion Ground School on behalf of L3)

  • 26 weeks, subject to scheduling
  • Singapore
  • PHASE 1
  • Foundation flying - Single Engine Piston Aircraft

  • 28 weeks, subject to scheduling
  • New Zealand
  • PHASE 2
  • Instrument & multi-engine flying

  • 13 weeks, subject to scheduling
  • New Zealand
  • PHASE 3
  • Multi-engine CPL training

  • 2 weeks, subject to scheduling
  • New Zealand
  • PHASE 4
  • Instrument rating preparation and Testing & Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)

  • 4 weeks, subject to scheduling
  • New Zealand
Finance & funding

The fee required for the CPL/MEIR course with L3 Airline Academy is NZ$162,150.00, paid in five instalments over the duration of your training.

If successful in application, candidates are to pay a fee of £40.00 for online assessments, followed by a fee of £255.00 to L3 Airline Academy to attend a selection event.