Ramp Trainer

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  • Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
  • Type of Contract:
    Aviation Logistics
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  • Closing Date:
    7 August 2024
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Wilson James have been raising standards in security, construction logistics, aviation services, and technology for over 30 years. With 5,000 employees and a presence across over 300 client sites all over the UK, we are dedicated to delivering tailored solutions and top-tier customer service. As a leading managed service provider, we prioritise safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Joining Wilson James offers the excitement of working with diverse, vibrant clients, making for a dynamic and engaging workplace.   

We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team as a Ramp Trainer at UK's second largest International Airport. Come join our wonderful team at Gatwick Airport.

Join us as a Ramp Trainer where you will be able to explore a world full of opportunities working here at the Airport. You will be meeting people from all over the world, where you will be part of the most vital part of these passengers' journeys, by making sure they get to their destination safely.    

Working as a member of the Gatwick, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of all ramp training to meet and exceed the mandated standards required by the client and Wilson James. This includes delivering familiarisation and instruction in the driving of a variety of minibuses and specialist Ambilift vehicles used on the airfield to industry standards. The training and testing of learners to meet the standard required to gain an Airside driving permit and all ramp[1]based training to carry out the role of the Ramp operative.

What do you get from us:  

  • The Role – Full Time, Permanent role, working Monday- Friday with the shift times of 09.00-17.00.   
  • Pay:  £17.72 hourly pay
  • Lifestyle Benefits – Mortgage and financial advice, vouchers for various shopping outlets and food stores, employee referral scheme. 
  • Learning & Development – we actively encourage progression and offer various eLearning courses, progression, training whilst on site, apprenticeships, and in-house training courses.  
  • Health and Wellbeing – Life assurance scheme, access to mental health support specialists 
  • Specific site benefits – Car parking space available. 
  • Access to an Online GP Service for you and your dependents

The Role 

Exciting and rewarding, a typical day in the life as a Ramp Trainer: 

  • Deliver vehicle and ramp training in accordance with the demands of the operation to ensure sufficient drivers trained to the correct standards across the operation.
  • Deliver engaging and timely training to support the business needs, all training delivered is to be supported by the annual training plan.
  • Facilitate wider operational training (OSTRUM control system/EHS/Terminal electric vehicles).
  • Attend training courses relative your role or new equipment.
  • Be proactive in seeking initiatives and ideas that may enhance the operation.

What are we looking for? 

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping others and keeping those around you both safe and secure.   


  • Excellent communicator.
  • Ability to plan and execute demanding and engaging training.
  • Experienced with using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint presentation.


  • Must be familiar with PRM operations at LGW with experience working vehicles in the ramp environment.
  • Formal training qualifications.
  • Experienced training provider with learning and development qualifications.
  • Familiarity with terminal airside operations and AIRDAT.
  • Gatwick Airside driver permit holder.
  • Background in working with people with visible and hidden disabilities.

Qualifications and Licenses


  • Full Driving Licence


  • Training delivery qualification – Level 3 Manual Handling
  • HGV licence
  • Training delivery qualification – Level 3 Education & Learning
  • RTITB or equivalent LGV instructor

Apply now and have your career take off with Wilson James!

Wilson James is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position, however each case will be assessed on an individual basis. For information about Wilson James' commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, https://wilsonjames.co.uk/sustainability 

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Zunera Irfan


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