|TANZANIA AVIATORS TRAINED ON QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR CIVIL AVIATION.|
About 150 Tanzania aviators attended the six weeks International Air Transport Association (IATA) courses by the National Institute of Transport designed to enhance capacity for Tanzania Civil Aviation instructors.
The local Newspaper, Daily news quoted, the School of Aviation Technology Principal Denis Mwageni as saying, “Offering IATA courses at NIT will provide an opportunity for Tanzanians seeking to study these courses at affordable costs.” The courses that started in September were a unique opportunity for trainees to secure employment in any leading global airline he added.
Among others, the IATA approved courses covered Quality Management System for civil aviation, Safety Management System for civil aviation, Human Factors in ground operations, Internal Auditing and Crew Resource Management Implementation.
The courses participants were drawn from Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), Precision Air, Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) and other senior practitioners in the air transport industry in the country.
NIT was recently accredited by IATA as a centre to offer four short courses on airline customer service, airline marketing, airport operation fundamental and global distribution system fares and ticketing.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, IATA Instructor from America, Andre Aurelien reminded the courses beneficiaries that commitment is the best thing when it came to safety in the aviation industry.