Leading Asian Airline Begins Recruitment Programme for Both First and Second Officers

08th Sep 2022

Singapore Airlines has restarted its recruitment of both first and second officers – signaling a strong expectation in terms of aviation recovery in South-East Asia. Below is an extract about the hiring requirements.

“Direct Entry Second Officers

SIA will be conducting interviews for Direct Entry Second Officers who meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum qualification of GCE ‘A’ level, Polytechnic Diploma or Degree. In addition, you must have obtained a minimum of 5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits. These must include English, Mathematics and a Science subject, taken at one sitting
  • Myopia of not more than 600 degrees and astigmatism of not more than 200 degrees, fully correctable with optical aids. For candidates who have undergone corrective eye surgery, the pre-surgical visual acuity must meet the above requirements
  • Possesses a valid Class 1 Medical Certificate (recognized or can be validated by CAAS)
  • Holds a valid CPL/IR with frozen ATPL (recognized or can be validated by CAAS)
  • Minimum of 200 total flying hours as pilot of aeroplanes. A minimum of 100 PIC hours will be required for candidates holding foreign pilot licences
  • Able to speak and understand English with ICAO English Level 6
  • Minimum height requirement of 1.62m to carry out safety and emergency procedures on board

Direct Entry First Officers

SIA will be conducting interviews for Direct Entry First Officers who meet the following requirements:

  • Possesses a valid Class 1 Medical Certificate (recognized or can be validated by CAAS)
  • Holds a valid CPL/MEIR with frozen ATPL or ATPL (recognized or can be validated by CAAS)
  • Minimum of 1500 total multi-crew flying hours on commercial jet aircraft.
  • Able to speak and understand English with ICAO English Level 5 or above
  • Minimum height requirement of 1.62m to carry out safety and emergency procedures on board”

To learn more and to apply, click here.

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