Telangana government signed a memorandum of agreement with France’s AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine on setting up an aero skills academy here.
“The scope of this partnership is to create a world-class aero skills academy in collaboration with academia and industry based in Hyderabad. The project deliverables include identifying skill gaps, designing courses and enabling EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) and DGCA (Directorate general of Civil Aviation) certifications for the academy and its courses,” an official release said.
This partnership focuses on developing skills across youth as well as experienced professionals in tune with the latest industry trends.
The new academy would offer specialised aeronautical courses in engineering, manufacturing and maintenance domains.
The academy shall offer long duration basic training programmes for young students and vocational training and short duration courses tailor-made to industry requirements for experienced technicians, it said.
The MOA was signed by Jerome Verschave – General Manager, AEROCAMPUS and Jayesh Ranjan, Telangana ITE&C Secretary.
Ranjan was quoted as saying that the academy would help in attracting large scale investments in aerospace sector.
Verschave said Aerocampus is “very excited” to begin this new campus in India, according to the statement.