Ground-Based Synthetic Flight Instructors (SFI)

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Full Time
  • Offerd Salary Negotiable
  • Experience 3 Years
  • INDUSTRY Airline
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description
Ground-Based Synthetic Flight Instructors (SFI)  140002UX 
Job Purpose

 Due to the on-going growth of Emirates Airline, there is a requirement for Ground Instructor positions within Flight Training.
Successful applicants will join Emirates Flight Training as SFIs and can look forward to a fulfilling and satisfying career within Flight T

Through professional development and annual standardisation courses, you can expect to be trained and developed to ensure you meet the exacting standards required by Emirates.
Reporting to the Training Manager the SFI will be responsible for conducting training relevant to their training qualification as required by the GCAA and the Company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct transition and recurrent training, ground school lectures, briefings and  de-briefings.
  • Conduct Fixed Base and Full Flight Simulator transition training.
  • Complete accurate detailed reports or assessments of pilots under instruction.
  • Recommending additional or remedial training for any pilot who is not progressing at an acceptable rate.
  • Develop course material in the specialist subject as requested in accordance with regulations.
  • Conduct other duties as required by the Training Management.

Eligible SFI candidates will have the opportunity to upgrade to SFE based on Company requirements.

Qualifications & Experience


  •  3+ yrs  previous Instructional experience as a SFI or as a TRE/TRI
  •  Have at least 1500 hours flying experience as a pilot on multi-pilot aircraft
  •  Have completed an ICAO approved TRI course or equivalent
  •  Have previously conducted flight crew training in a simulator environment

This role has been designated as a Safety Sensitive Position i.e. a position which involves activities where, because of risk to the individuals concerned or to others, the employee needs full, unimpaired control of their physical and mental capabilities. It will therefore be necessary for the provisionally selected candidate (if not working in a current safety sensitive position) to undergo a medical check- up with our Emirates Clinic for a fit to work evaluation, prior to a decision being taken to select.There is no action to be taken at this stage, this is only for information.

  Tomorrow you could be living in dynamic Dubai and earning a tax-free salary with global benefits. Starting with two aircraft and a handful of enthusiastic people, we have grown at a phenomenal rate. We are now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, flying to over 125 destinations across 6 continents. We are looking for people to join our global family of over 54,000 people from 160 nationalities across a diverse range of disciplines. If you are a high performer, seeking unparalleled career opportunities, join the Emirates team and help us create the future of travel. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund and it has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1=Dh3.66. Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline, this role also has excellent leave, education and health care packages, accommodation, with a generous power and water allowance, along with transport benefits, life insurance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers. By viewing the ‘Dubai Lifestyle’ section in the careers website you can also consider the many benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.