TANZANIA’S LEADING AIRLINE GETS LICENCE FOR AVIATION TRAINING
(Posted 24th January 2021)
Precision Air has announced the opening of its training center after receiving Approved Training Organization certification from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority.
The training center is expected to offer a cabin crew initial course, a crew resource management course, an Aviation Safety Management course, a Transportation of Dangerous Goods course, andAviation Security course and Aircraft Weight and Balance course among others.
Quoted in the press release Precision Air’s Managing Director and CEO Mr. Patrick Mwanri said, the Center will kick off with Cabin Crew Initial course effective from 01st of March 2021 before adding: “We are excited about this achievement and we are looking forward to produce competent candidates for aviation sector in Tanzania and beyond. We have an established experience in this industry and we intend to use it train Tanzanians who will fill the manpower gap in the aviation industry in Tanzania. We have many Precision Air alumni’s working in various local and international organizations/companies that gives us more confidence to be able to provide more competent professionals for the aviation sector”.
The Precision Air Training Center will be located at the airline’s Head Quarter in Dar es Salaam and the applications are now open for the aspiring candidates. Information availed to ATCNews also hinted that other courses except for Cabin Crew Initial will be conducted on request.
“Our center is not for beginners only, but we are also offering on-job training, recurrence trainings for air operators as well other aviation faculties. We are now accepting training requests from third party organizations and are ready to offer classes that meet international standards‘ Mr. Mwanri concluded in his statement.
The Precision Air Training Center (PTC) is an Approved Training Organization (ATO) by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) with the approval number CAA/ATO/003 and was established and is operated by Precision Air Services Plc.
Precision Air is a Tanzania majority owned company, offering scheduled flights from its main hub Dar es Salaam to Arusha, Bukoba, Dodoma, Kahama, Kilimanjaro, Mbeya, Mtwara, Mwanza, Zanzibar and Nairobi. Apart from scheduled commercial flights Precision Air also offers charter services, third party maintenance services through its Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO), Parcel and Cargo Services.