Daniel Nicholls


First Officer - Pilot

Horsham, West Sussex

Willing to Relocate

Passports Held: UK

Curriculum Vitae – Daniel Nicholls


Personal Details:


Full name: Daniel Alan Derek Nicholls

e-mail mrdnicholls2301 at gmail dot com

Month / Year of birth: Jan 1988

Education: Hazelwick School, Crawley 9 “GCSE” grades A* to C, 3 “A” levels

Middlesex University 2.1 in Professional Aviation Pilot Practice

Unfrozen Airline Transport Pilots Licence

Full driving licence

License Info: A320 IR/LV/PBN Unfrozen ATPL Expiry: 31st August 2021

English Language Proficiency: ICAO Level 6 – Native

State of Issue: EASA

Medical Class One Expiry Date: 22nd July 2021

Flight Time: Total Flight Time: 2110 Hours

Hours on A320 Series: 1957

Recency: 3 Take Off and Landings in BA FFS: 18th august 2020

Last Passenger Flight flown: 26th July 2020

Interests: Football, piano, cooking, cycling, travel, scuba diving and golf


Personal statement


I am a hard-working, enthusiastic, and trustworthy person with a passion to succeed. I work well both as an individual and as part of a team. I am a former British Airways pilot who was recently made compulsory redundant due to Covid-19. Prior to being a pilot, I have worked in two major banks providing both personal banking advice and customer service. I have also travelled extensively, enjoy playing football and am currently learning to play the piano.



Sept 2020 – present day, Alcodigital – Training and sales consultant

Arranging and carry out group and individual training sessions teaching drug and alcohol testing in the workplace.
Teaching history, laws, policy and practical alcohol and drug testing.
Selling training days and testing equipment.


Jan 2019 – 20th Nov 2020, British Airways – Pilot First Officer


Assist the captain in flight preparation and operation of an aircraft
Carry out preflight briefings including preparation of route, aircraft and weather checks.
Carry out extensive pre-flight checks of aircraft and effective monitoring of aircraft performance to ensure health and safety for crew and passengers
Carry out flight all phases of flight including take-offs and landings
Act and control operations and procedures in the event of an emergency
Maintain excellent communication with cabin crew, ground crew and air traffic control to ensure highest standards of health and safety and excellent customer service
Determine optimum fuel load to ensure primarily aircraft safety but also commercial viability
Carry out post flight briefings to asses how successful each sector was and if we could learn anything from it to take forward.
Key competencies required for role are:
Leadership, communication, organisational skills
Decision making
Commercial awareness


May 2017 – Jan 2019, Easy Jet – Pilot First Officer

Similar responsibilities to that shown above for British Airways


Aug 2015 – May 2017 – Training to acquire airline transport pilot licence

All theory tests, instrument rating and commercial licence passed first time with excellent grades
March 2014 – Aug 2015, Airline Services and Aviator – Dispatcher

Safely and promptly co-ordinate complete aircraft turnaround process, plan loading and complete load-sheets for a number of different airlines
Responsibility for ensuring on time performance of flight departures through effective communication with flight deck, loaders, refuelers, gate staff, operations and passengers


Jan 2014 – March 2014, Euro Car Parts – Account Manager

Providing a large number of garages with the correct product in a timely manner
Regular communication with garages to ensure their needs were met


Sep 2013 – Dec 2013, Cordek ltd – Sales Administrator

Processing orders and data entry


Apr 2013 – July 2013, Synergize consulting ltd – Recruitment Consultant

Providing a full recruitment service to ensure appropriate candidates are selected with effective follow up of candidate performance


Jan 2012 – Dec 2012, travelling in Australia


Mar – Oct 2011 – Royal Bank of Scotland – Customer Advisor

Providing a full face to face customer service through understanding personal needs, processing applications, identity and money laundering checks and cheque issuing


Feb 2007 – Mar 2011 – Santander

Carried out various roles including personal banking and customer services advisor
Providing a full face to face customer service through understanding personal needs, processing applications, identity and money laundering checks and cheque issuing


  • Calm under pressure
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Sales
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Teamwork
  • Trainer
  • Training


August 2015 - July 2019

2.1 Professional Aviation Pilot Practise at Middlesex University

  • Aviation - Flying, Aviation - Ground Based, Business / Finance
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email mrdnicholls2301@gmail.com

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