NAU signs MoU to develop professional courses

The National Aviation University (NAU) has signed an MoU with the Bird Worldwide Flight Services (India) Private Limited to develop professional aviation and aerospace education programmes.

The MoU will benefit the Indian civil aviation industry in research and development. MoU provisions also include internships and campus placements for eligible students.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation is encouraging industry participation to ensure employability of the persons on the one hand and sustainability of skill development programmes on the other.

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Bird Education Society for Travel & Tourism have also signed an MoU aimed at training, skilling and empowering more than 30,000 unemployed youth across every Indian state over the next six years.

The focus of the skill development programmes would be on quality of skilling as per the guidelines of the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). Supportive measures will ensure the creation and implementation of efficient and effective training modules along with assessment and certification for skill development and placement of skilled and certified workforce. It includes conducting Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) training programmes across public and private civil aviation enterprises. It is also proposed to set up Centres of Excellence in different parts of the country in cooperation with NSDC and the Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC).