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Hopefully, the careers pages of the site have given you an idea about what kind of work in aerospace interests you! Perhaps it’s engineering, or becoming a pilot, an air traffic controller or working for an airline. As you can see, aerospace offers something for everyone. There are so many diverse careers available, that it may be reassuring to know that there are options for you whether you are academic or more hands-on.

In this section, find out more about entering the different entry routes, whether that be through school, college, apprenticeships or university.

As you will see, from aerospace design to aircraft maintenance, to space courses and aviation management to on-the-job learning, there are lots of different entry routes in the UK which can help prepare you for a career in aerospace.

In addition, while you are at school you can get involved in lots of competitions, initiatives and after-school clubs or join the Air Cadets.

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