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Postby jencrs » Sat, 23 May 2009 11:03 pm

scorpio76 wrote:I applied last week thru the SIA website but got rejected. Don't know why. :(

I got a Engineering diploma, my 'o' levels results are B3 above, only thing is I am 33 this year and wear glasses with one eye about 250 degrees, the other 300 degrees. Is that why I got rejected??
It is almost certainly the age thing. Last i heard cutoff is 31, and with the current climate, i doubt they would have raised the age limit. Another thing working against you would be u not possessing a degree. Although u meet the minimum standards, I'm sure you've noticed that most of the cadets they take are graduates.

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Postby piggy83sg » Fri, 29 May 2009 8:22 pm

im also just being rejected by SIA. My interview was quite short only about 10 minutes duration i guessed, not more than 10 questions asked by the interviewers.

Im not sure how they pick and choose the suitable cadet. Maybe I did not express my interests in becoming a pilot that much or that I answered the questions in the wrong ways.

Im 26 this year. My O level and diploma results are average. Im still awaiting for my degree graduation in september.

Well, I guess I try tp pick up on more information before I make my 2nd attempt next year. BTW, I heard from those pilot that SIA normally will give 2nd chance for the interview but no more after that.

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Postby piggy83sg » Fri, 29 May 2009 8:23 pm

piggy83sg wrote:im also just being rejected by SIA. My interview was quite short only about 10 minutes duration i guessed, not more than 10 questions asked by the interviewers.

Im not sure how they pick and choose the suitable cadet. Maybe I did not express my interests in becoming a pilot that much or that I answered the questions in the wrong ways.

Im 26 this year. My O level and diploma results are average. Im still awaiting for my degree graduation in september.

Well, I guess I try tp pick up on more information before I make my 2nd attempt next year. BTW, I heard from those pilot that SIA normally will give 2nd chance for the interview but no more after that.


I forgot to mention that my eye degree is 400/400 with asti 100/100. This may be one of the reasons they rejected me. I will go for lasik this year I think.

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Postby jencrs » Sat, 30 May 2009 7:48 am

In general, 2 chances 1st interview, only 1 chance after that, unless you've improved yourself in some way. But things might be much more strict now, in this economic climate.

After lasik, you'd have to wait 1 year before SIA will consider you.

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Postby QRM » Sat, 30 May 2009 12:13 pm

Well if its any help, my bro is a captain in Hong Kong, and he has no qualification. He saved and paid for his own flight training in the UK, after which he joined a small UK based airline and I believe became the youngest captain there, he eventually landing himself an expat packaged job flying in HK.

There were a number of self funded pilots and a few ex military Singapore pilots on the training course in the UK.

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Postby mrericlee » Sun, 31 May 2009 1:15 pm

What is the typical salary range for a entry level pilot?

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Postby MirageBomb » Mon, 16 Nov 2009 5:05 pm

mrericlee wrote:What is the typical salary range for a entry level pilot?


Detailed salary breakdown here:

http://www.askcaptainlim.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=307:singapore-airlines-pilots-salary&catid=33:salary&Itemid=78

During training, you only get your basic salary.. amt depends on your quals. :-)
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Postby yerffejoey » Thu, 17 Dec 2009 12:50 am

roughly when will SIA be recruiting cadet pilot again, currently there is an ongoing recruiting of cabin crews only.

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Postby Gammaa » Sun, 17 Jan 2010 11:03 pm

http://www.singaporeair.com/saa/en_UK/c ... /pilot.jsp

The advertisement for cadet pilots is now opened. Best of luck.

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Postby mix1987 » Tue, 23 Feb 2010 11:25 am

Hi everyone,

I am 23 years old this year and a diploma graduate in aerospace electronics.
What must I do now to better my chances of being selected for the cadet pilot program?
Should i get a private license in flying? If i have a degree will it increase my chances of being selected?

Thanks

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Postby Tallevous? » Sun, 02 May 2010 11:00 am

Hi all,

Need your great help. I am ery new in this forum and i have a question regarding the SIA commercial pilot.

Hope you all cna help me. Thanks!

May i know whether SIA hire a female pilot?

Thanks all.. :D

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Postby Tallevous? » Sun, 02 May 2010 11:09 am

Sorry all for the typo error... such in hurry.. :(

I am asking on behalf of my friend...

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Postby Shirini » Tue, 04 May 2010 10:44 pm

Tallevous? wrote:Hi all,

Need your great help. I am ery new in this forum and i have a question regarding the SIA commercial pilot.

Hope you all cna help me. Thanks!

May i know whether SIA hire a female pilot?

Thanks all.. :D


There are no female pilots in Singapore Airlines main fleet and cargo at the moment but I heard that there are two females in Silkair. I heard that they used to work in the Airforce.

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Postby Tallevous? » Thu, 06 May 2010 12:52 pm

That's is a good news. :)
It means my friend still have a chance.. :)

Thanks!!

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Postby mccartier » Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:28 am

Hi guys,

I've read up on this thread and I noticed this from the recruitment:

GCE "A" level, Polytechnic Diploma or Degree. In addition, you must have obtained a minimum of 5 Credits in the GCE "O" level or its equivalent. These must include English, Mathematics and a Science subject, preferably Physics, taken at one sitting


I've a degree in business management and a diploma in management, but I have only 4 GCE O level credits on 2 sittings..

Does that mean I do not qualify to even have a chance to get into the first interview?


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