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Airbus Craft Apprenticeship - which of the 3 routes is best?

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    Hi, I'm just here to ask a quick question to those who have been successful in applying for the Airbus Craft Apprenticeship (or perhaps anyone who happens to work at Airbus with Craft Apprentices), which of the 3 routes is the best?

    Basically, the options available are Aero-Systems, Aero-Structures, or Plant. I have a general idea what each of these entail, but I'm not sure which is the 'best' route.

    Of course, I get that it's totally subjective - but maybe there is perhaps a clear 'winner' in terms of pay, career prospects, or general day-to-day duties? Is there a clear difference between each of the routes or, in the end, will it not matter all that much?

    Thanks for the help - any feedback is much appreciated!
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