Our Industry Partners

For the first time education and training programmes have been co-designed by the air and space industry using the job roles as the blueprint for the qualifications.

Aviation 360

Aviation 360 is an industry-led organisation that was created to provide a bridge between education and industry training.

Working with partners, the required industry and regulatory elements are built into pathways that are delivered in the IASTIs.

Over time, a network of IASTIs will emerge allowing flexibility of options for progression and job roles.

Royal Air Force careers

A career in the RAF is about discovering your natural talent and working out together what makes you valuable, productive and happy.

Join the Royal Air Force and you will get much more than just a job – you’ll have opportunities that no other employer can hope to match. From worldwide travels to lifelong friendships, life in the RAF is a unique experience.

The RAF offers a wide range of careers that IASTI (Newark) can prepare you for, including Pilot, AeroSystems Engineer, Aircraft Technician and Aircrew.

East Midlands Airport

The region’s gateway to mainland Europe, Eastern Europe and North East Africa. Served by airlines Ryanair, Jet2, TUI, easyJet and Aurigny, passengers who EMA each year are well catered for in terms of leisure connectivity with a choice of over 50 international and domestic destinations.

Handling 440,000 tonnes of cargo a year, EMA is also home to the UK’s largest dedicated air cargo operation and is the UK’s no.1 airport for express freight with DHL, UPS, FedEx and Royal Mail all operating out of EMA. The airport also facilitates over £11bn of trade with non-EU countries. Latin America, Asia, North America and the Middle East are some of the biggest regions for exports.

Over 9,000 people work across the entire airport site for a wide range of employers many of which support the aviation sector. 


One of the fastest growing defence companies in the UK, Inzpire is an award-winning supplier of products, training and technical services and a trusted partner of the UK MoD and Armed Forces worldwide.


AAR is a global aerospace and defence aftermarket solutions company with operations in over 20 countries. Headquartered in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include Parts Supply; OEM Solutions; Integrated Solutions; and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include Mobility Systems operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com


If you work hard, graduate and progress through our training programmes you are entering a very well paid, secure career that will open your horizons to an exciting career in the UK and around the world.

Despite recent events which have seen a downturn in the industry, recovery forecasts predict a return to pre-pandemic employment rates by 2024.

So, by the time you graduate there will be a surge in demand for highly skilled workers in the industry.

And because you have been through IASTI (Newark) training and spent a significant amount of time with major employers, you will be at the front of the queue for employment.

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