67 employees reported this benefit
Extensive classroom and on the job training. Can sign up for a variety of classes to advance job skills
Extensive training program for all positions both locally and at headquarters.
It was fine for my needs.
Training is usually held in Phoenix or Dallas. Ground Ops Employees do not start out in training first, they spend time in station first. Training in the station completely depends on the trainer.
Provide relevant training and assistance to employees
Initial in-flight training is difficult but doable. Initial in-flight trainers are very knowledgable/ helpful.
The People Department (HR) ran weekly lunch and learns about the various departments at Southwest, so you may gain an appreciation for your other interns
Two paid weeks training and in job training
Southwest Airlines has one of the most interesting, fun and challenging training programs of any airline.
Good for employees, but a lot more technology employees are contractors now, and they don't get much.