Viking Academy - Targeted Training!

We are pleased to introduce our "Viking Academy" Aerostructures Training Program.  Successful applicants are paid during the eight-week program designed to teach basic introductory aerostructures assembly skills.  The curriculum will provide both theoretical instruction in the classroom, and practical instruction in our training workshop.

Successful graduates of Viking Academy will become full-time employees of Viking, and begin a rewarding career learning to assemble hundreds of different aerostructures such as cockpits, wings, and cowlings.

Topics of instruction include:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Riveting
  • Reaming
  • Fasteners
  • Sealants
  • Structures

Program Details:

Invitation to the Viking Academy will be based upon the applicant's propensity for working with their hands, successful completion of mechanical-based aptitude and comprehension testing, and an interview with Viking management.  Successful completion of the program will be based on the demonstrated skill and ability to learn exhibited during the course of the program, and results of the final exam.  Attitude, punctuality, and attendance during the program will also be prime considerations for successful completion of the program.


Viking covers all tuition costs associated with Viking Academy, and successful applicants will receive a training wage during the course of this eight-week program.  Permanent employment will only be offered to those individuals that successfully complete the program.

Instruction & Location:

Instruction for Viking Academy is provided by qualified Viking Trainers. All instruction occurs at Viking’s Assembly Plant located at 1959 de Havilland Way, Sidney B.C.

Who Should Apply:

  • Individuals who enjoy learning, following instructions, and working to exacting standards,
  • Career minded individuals with a positive attitude interested in pursuing a career in aerostructure assembly,
  • Individuals that are prepared to work in an exciting, fast-paced, and at times physically demanding environment, and/or
  • People who love airplanes!

Thank you for your interest in the Viking Academy program.  Our next scheduled training program is currently full, however please check back often as we will be announcing our next session in the coming months.