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Managing Director of Aero, Captain Ado Sanusi and Rector of NCAT, Captain Abdulsalami Mohammed signing the Memorandum of Understanding. This photograph was sourced from Aerohighflyers on Instagram

Aero Contractors, NCAT sign MoU on OJT for student engineers

  • To offer employment to 10 best engineering students
AERO CONTRACTORS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) to enable engineering students of the college get some practical experience through a three (3) month On the Job Training (OJT) on aircraft maintenance.

This is just as the management of Aero Contractors has pledged an offer of immediate employment to the best 10 student engineers that emerge from the OJT distributing them between the airline’s Rotary and Fixed Wing Departments.

Managing Director of Aero, Captain Ado Sanusi who was guest of the Rector of NCAT, Captain Abdulsalami Mohammed described the signing as a demonstration the company’s efforts in deepening Human Capacity Development which both organizations are committed to achieving for the growth of the Nigerian aviation sector.

Explaining the dimension of the Mou Sanusi said the MoU is going enable the students gain practical experience on aircraft maintenance knowledge before proceeding for another specialized intense training at Aero’s Rotary and Fixed Wing Departments.

According to him, Aero will be expose the Student Engineers to invaluable experience in its workshops, on planning, detailed knowledge on airframe and other matters vital to acquiring knowledge on aircraft maintenance.

He said, “This auspicious occasion is being made possible due to the cooperation Aero, an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO), has received from the NCAT Management. This event is a demonstration of our efforts in deepening Human Capacity Development (HCD) which both our organizations are committed to achieving for the growth of the Nigerian aviation sector. On behalf of the Management of Aero Contractors, permit me to extend our appreciation to NCAT Management for this noble opportunity and enduring institutional relationship.

“This MOU is going to set in motion, the annual OJT for NCAT Student Engineers for a 3 months’ period to enable them gain practical experience on aircraft maintenance knowledge before proceeding for another specialized intense training at Aero’s Rotary and Fixed Wing Departments. Aero shall expose the Student Engineers to invaluable experience in our workshops, on planning, detailed knowledge on airframe and other matters vital to acquiring knowledge on aircraft maintenance.”

“Indeed Aero is one of the few AMOs which has made the critical linkage between Human Capacity Development and Employment Creation as the basis for effectively servicing Nigeria’s ever growing aviation sector. It is our stated objective in Aero, to contribute to making aviation professionals have technical capacity thus making them employable and most importantly, to create employment opportunities for younger Nigerian aviation professionals to aide them compete favourably with their colleagues from other parts of the world.

On the promise of employment,” On completion of this robust maintenance exposure, I am pleased to announce here, that the Management of Aero Contractors is pledging an offer of immediate employment to the best 10 student engineers that emerge from the OJT.

“They shall be distributed 5 each to our Rotary and Fixed Wing Departments. Aero has chosen this course of action to demonstrate our unequivocal support to the stated policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria, which is to create employment opportunities for our youth demographic.”

Captain Sanusi called on the Federal Government to continue encouraging companies who have a proven antecedent of Human Capacity Development and Employment Creation stating that this is a proven path by which the organized private sector can accentuate the attainment of employment creation as advocated by the Federal Government.

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