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In August 2024, from August 19th – 23rd,  BAASeC and UWI Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business will jointly host a week long experience to introduce students to the aviation industry entitled: “TAKING TO THE SKIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO AVIATION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS”.

The immersive and comprehensive experience introduces school leavers and those on the cusp of leaving school (ages 14-17) to the exciting world of aviation. It features a series of talks from industry professionals, tours and interactive activities. Primary focus is on stimulating the budding interest of aspiring aviation professionals and exposing them to a wide cross section of career options available in the aviation industry.  

Key objectives include:

  • Introducing students with interest in aviation to the industry and its socio-economic importance.
  • Educating students on the diverse range of careers available.
  • Providing first hand exposure to aviation environments through field trips.
  • Equipping students with essential personal and professional development skills to succeed in the world of work.

Draft Programme Schedule

HEAR FROM A PAST STUDENT

“This workshop has been life changing and eye opening. It also open my eyes to explore aviation to the fullest extent because it gave me an idea of what I want to do with my life and the career choice I am going to choose and this workshop educated me on aviation and the other aspects of it. Also aviation has some very nice people and they really inspired me on thinking further into aviation”

Zacorey (16)

Apply to join this exciting experience 

    Extended application deadline: July 14th 2024.
    Once submitted, a copy of the response will be sent to the email addresses provided and a submission confirmation appears at the end of the form.

    Student's First Name:

    Student's Last Name:

    Secondary School:

    Please specify Date of Birth:

    Please specify gender:

    Parent/Guardian's Name:

    Parent/Guardian's Contact Number:

    Parent/ Guardian's Email Address:

    Student's Email Address:

    Please upload a statement (MS Word document) of no less than 350 words indicating why you should be selected to participate in this program:

    Recommended aspects to cover in the personal statement include:

    • Brief overview of yourself (e.g. 50 words)
    • Career aspirations (e.g. 200 words)
    • Why you should be selected (e.g. 100 words)
    This application is submitted with the full knowledge and approval of the stated parent/guardian and the attached personal statement meets the stipulated minimum word count.