The opportunities at Heathrow are sky-high.
Over 76,000 people already help make Heathrow the world’s gateway to the UK. With the right skills and training, you could be one of them.
Our role is to welcome and encourage local residents to join the airport and to provide them with the support they need to build long-term careers. Whether you want to lead a team, give the best customer service or have a head for logistics, we will give the right people the opportunities, practical skills and confidence so they can understand how their efforts are helping us make every journey better.
Specialists in Airport Recruitment
We have a highly experienced recruitment team with a wide-ranging knowledge of recruiting for airport specific roles in various sectors including construction, engineering, retail, hospitality, logistics, customer service and many more.
As part of offering the best service possible, job ready candidates are assigned a dedicated recruitment advisor who will offer information, advice and guidance in preparation for interviews for our amazing airport opportunities.
Our aim is to help candidates not just find a job but to build a sustainable long-term career at Heathrow.
Heathrow is part of the local community
The Heathrow Academy was established to serve our surrounding communities and support local economic growth; a commitment and responsibility we take very seriously.
We are the biggest employer in the local community providing almost a quarter of all local jobs and nearly half of the people who work at the airport live in five local boroughs.
Over the years, we have played a vital role in helping residents achieve their potential. Our community engagement team work hard to identify local people who would benefit most from our unique service. We welcome and encourage them to join us and through our recruitment, development and apprenticeship services, we can provide them with the support they need to build the career they really want.
Providing employability skills through two airport specific programmes.
Employability skills are those that make individuals more likely to gain employment and to be successful in their chosen career. These skills are the foundation of any career and should not be underestimated. They are useful for anybody from school leavers to those who already have experience in the working world.
When employers have a choice of applicants they will favour those with well-rounded skills for work. We ensure candidates receive the training to be not just job-ready, but also brand-ready, tailoring each WorkSkills programme to current vacancies within the airport.
What You Will Learn:
- Introduction to working at Heathrow including an airport tour
- Interview technique practice
- Confidence building and teamwork activities
- Mock interviews including one-to-one interviews with one of our Recruitment Advisors
- CV writing- advice and guidance on how to prepare a great resume
- Communication skills including the importance of body language
- Health & Safety and airport security
Choose from one of the following programmes:
We offer a free, accredited WorkSkills Level 1 Employability Skills training course – a flexible programme designed to help you improve your understanding and application of personal, social and employability skills.
Throughout the course of the programme you will also gain a set of transferable skills that are not specific to one particular career path but are crucial across all employment sectors.
You can also gain two recognised qualifications to add to your CV:
Level 1 Employability Skills qualification
Level 1 Health & Safety qualification
Our free accredited Construction Employability Skills training course is a flexible programme designed to help you improve your understanding and application of personal, social and employability skills with a specific focus on the construction industry.
Throughout the course of the programme you will also gain a set of transferable skills that will be applicable to multiple career paths within the construction sector.
In addition to the content above, you will also learn:
Introduction to working within the construction industry
Health and safety within the construction industry
Preparation for your CSCS exam and the exam itself