NATS is the UKs leading air navigation service provider, handling over 2 million flights each year. It provides air traffic control services from two control centres and 14 airports in the UK, as well as a wide range of commercial solutions to over 30 countries internationally.
We are passionate about being an equal opportunities employer, treating all colleagues in a fair and respectful manner. We appreciate and value the diversity of our employees and the inclusive environment we work in. Having employees with a diverse range of skills, knowledge, creativity, innovation and energy is important to us, and allows us to be the industry leaders we are.
Ideal for those who are studying a degree courses with a sandwich year, our 12 month placements provide the ideal opportunity to develop your skills and gain essential work experience. You’ll get the opportunity to work on live projects across our sites, becoming an integral part of our highly-skilled teams and delivering tangible output ensuring that NATS maintains its place as an elite air traffic service provider. This will give you an invaluable insight into NATS as a business and the aviation industry generally.
NATS’ Industrial Placement scheme is designed to provide 12 months of stimulating experience to give highly motivated students an insight into the world of aviation.
Our Business programme, which covers:
Our Technical programme, which covers:
Whichever programme you choose, your placement experience will be unique to you so you can build on the knowledge you have gained at university. With the help of our skilled advisors, you will be responsible for driving and crafting your own journey. This may include rotations to different departments, travelling across the UK or gaining professional accreditations. We are passionate about your personal and professional development and will help you achieve your goals.
We want you to be happy, engaged, excited and challenged by your work. We have set ourselves some challenging targets over the next few years, but one thing is clear; we can only achieve these through our people. We will be leading the way technically, operationally, commercially and politically and you can help us craft the future.