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Applications for the 2014 CPL(H) scholarship have now been reviewed. Due to the high standard of the applications received, we have made addtional interview dates avaialble. Candidates who accurately followed the instructions on their application forms and have met the standard required will recieve a phone call by the end of this week offering them an interview date. The dates avaialble will be allocated on a first come first served basis and will be selected from the following: Tuesday…
The 2015 scholarships have been announced! Six pilots will be awarded with training scholarships with an estimated value of almost £100,000! The application criteria is now online and a page has been set up with full details and FAQs on each avaiable scholarship. Applications can be made for multiple scholarships provided the application critera are met prior to the deadline of 31st August 2015. This year we were fully booked in the six months leading up to the scholarship…
The scholarship interview and presentation dates have been set for Thursday 4th, Thursday 11th and Thursday 18th September. If you have applied for the 2014 CPL(H) scholarship you will be notified of your initial interview date and time before the end of August. Please keep these dates clear in your diary and we look forward to seeing you at the interview.…
Congratulations to Michael Circus from Worcestershire who has been awarded the 2014 flight instructor scholarship. Michael plans to commence training for his FI(H) qualification in August, which will be paid for entirely by Helicentre Aviation. He is all set to be qualified and ready to start instructing students as early as September! Michael started training to be a helicopter pilot in 2012 and was the first student go solo and susequently qualify for his PPL(H) on the Cabri G2…
Due to the severe weather the UK has experienced throughout January, Helicentre Aviation have granted a 30 day extension to candidates wishing to apply for their professional helicopter pilot scholarships. The weather conditions, ranging from heavy snow and freezing fog to gale force winds and torrential rain, have made it impossible to fulfill the training flights scheduled for January, which has severely affected candidates who were booked in to complete their training before the original scholarship deadline of 31st…
Hot news! We have decided to start accepting scholarship applications as soon as training (on the PPL(H) or CPL(H) course, as applicable) has commenced. You will still need to complete the scholarship criteria by the 31st March deadline, but by handing your form in early, we will know how serious your are about applying and we can offer you frequent training reviews, advice and support to help you get through before the deadline. All you need to do is…
9 months to go! Still waiting for the first application to come in! Whilst a few have started training and intend to apply, don't underestimate the time needed to study for the PPL(H) written exams especially if you are working full time. Whilst it is achievable to complete a PPL in less than two months, work commitments, life, family and weather need to be considered and the best option if you want to get through by 31st March is…
There's just over ten months until the scholarship deadline and still nobody has submitted an application! If you are under the impression that there will be so many applicants that you won't stand a chance, think again! Everyone at Helicentre is surprised that we haven't yet received a single form, but that's great news for everyone out there who is really serious about applying for this – it's a once in a lifetime opportunity and it will be awarded…
It's over two months we announced the scholarship and there's less than a year to go until the deadline. If you're new to flying there's still time! It's possible to complete your PPL(H) in six to eight weeks if you're able to do it full time. If you're planning to train around work, don't leave it too long before you get started – remember you have to pass seven exams and complete a lot of flying hours before the…
Exactly one year to go! Get your application in by 31st March next year and you could be on the way to receiving up to £50,000 worth of funded flying! Don't forget you need to have completed one of our courses to apply, so if you're unsure, check out our FAQs or give us a call on 0116 259 0186 to have a chat with one of our staff.…