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 and offer Aviation related courses for 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.The agreement will facilitate Short Term Courses and Diploma/ Degree programs in Aviation sector for both Service and Maintenance segment in a phased manner at Universities recommended by NSDC. The required training will be provided based on industry defined standards under National Skills Qualification Framework, which will be further aligned to the EASA standards. Placements will be facilitated for all students who successfully complete their training program, across both national and international airlines. To run the Cabin Crew Training, CATC will invest approximately EUR 12,000 (Euros Twelve Thousand) to set-up a Lab in each of the university and will be further provide all the required equipment’s for safety and service within the skill academy at the university.
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. We will also provide employment linkages under this partnership which will help make skill training effective and aspirational.”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.”In the first and second phase, CATC will conduct training on Cabin Crew, ATC Pre training and Aviation Security. In phase three CATC would recommend training on Load controller, Flight dispatcher, Airport Safety Crew, Airport X-ray Qualified Staff.
About National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
NSDC is one of its kind public-private-partnership with an objective to facilitate skill training in partnership with private training providers. Till date, NSDC has approved 350+ training providers and 39 Sector Skill Councils, with a geographical spread of 7,000+ training centres in 600+ districts across the country. NSDC has trained more than 1.4 crore people across sectors.
About Czech Aviation Training Centre (CATC)
CATC is a European high-standard aviation training centre; and is fully licensed Approved Training Organization (ATO) holding all necessary certificates issued by Czech CAA, EASA and other international authorities. CATC is owned by the Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic. CATC Training headquarters is located at Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and has more than 90 years of experience in aviation training. CATC has got hundred percent subsidiary Czech Aviation Training Centre India Pvt. Ltd., having its office at D-5/19B, Block D, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi – 110057, India. CATC courses are recognized worldwide and training is as per European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Standards. CATC has trained many students who are well placed worldwide.