National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, collaborated with Czech Aviation Training Centre (CATC) to establish skill academies in private universities.
Under the collaboration, aviation related courses will be offered to aspiring students. The training will help aspiring candidates in securing a career in the aviation sector across various job roles i.e. Cabin Crew, ATC pre-training and Aviation Security.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC said, “The aviation sector has emerged as one of the fastest growing industry in the country over the last three years. Our collaboration with CATC will help students acquire the right skill required to secure a career in the aviation sector. The successful candidates trained under this partnership will pass the entry screening of an Allied Domestic or International airline.”
The agreement will facilitate short term courses and diploma/degree programmes in Aviation sector for both service and maintenance segment in a phased manner at Universities recommended by NSDC.
The required training will be provided as per the industry defined standards under National Skills Qualification Framework further aligned to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) standards.
Placements will be facilitated for all students who successfully complete their training programme, across both national and international airlines.
To run cabin crew training, CATC is likely to invest approximately EUR 12,000 to set-up a Lab in each of the university and will provide all the required equipment’s for safety and service within the skill academy at the universities.
Mr. Antonin Jakubse, CEO, CATC said, “CATC is proud to collaborate with NSDC and contribute towards the Skill India Initiative. We are setting up Labs in universities to provide training for Cabin Crew, ATC Pre training and Aviation Security.”
“During the fiscal year, CATC will explore the possibility of installing first of its kind in India, advanced equipment like CEET Simulator for A320 cabin crew training and install it at a University recommended by NSDC with an expected investment of approximately INR 4.5 Crores,” he added.