ACHIEVEMENTS RECORDED BY THE RECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CAPT.(MRS.)CHINYERE KALU, MFR IN THE COLLEGE FOR THE PERIOD
OCTOBER, 2011 TO OCTOBER, 2012
LIST OF CONTENTS
2.0.Training Activities------ 3
3.0.Upgrading of Training Aids & Facilities--- 5
4.0.Personnel ------- - 6
NIGERIAN COLLEGE OF AVIATION TECHNOLOGY, ZARIA
ACHIEVEMENTS RECORDED FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER, 2011 TO
Progress and development have been maintained in the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria throughout the one year tenure of the Rector/Chief Executive, Capt. (Mrs.) Chinyere Kalu, MFR
The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology is an aviation training institution located in Zaria, Kaduna State. It is charged primarily with the responsibility of training pilots, air traffic controllers, aircraft maintenance engineers and several other aviation specialists for the Nigerian and African aviation industry. It is a foremost aviation training institution in the West – African sub region.
The VISION of the College is “To maintain the prestige position of the foremost aviation training institution in Africa, and be amongst the best in the world”, while the MISSION is “To consistently provide the aviation industry with professionals and other personnel, through training and related services for safe air transportation in accordance with International standards”.
Shortly after assuming office on 4th October, 2012, the Rector/Chief Executive, who was already familiar with the College terrain met with the staffs to declare her intentions and zeal to serve with a marked difference which will transform the College. She thereafter assembled a management team that would usher in a new era in the annals of the College. So far the Rector and her team have been able to hold their own and settle down to the repositioning of College.
2.0. TRAINING ACTIVITIES
Academic activities in the College are carried out in five (5) training schools namely:- * Flying School
* Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) School
* Aeronautical Telecommunications Engineering (ATE) School * Air Traffic Services/Communications (ATS/Com.) School * Aviation Management School
During this one year period, the Rector/Chief Executive established the Advanced Studies and Research Unit, with the sole purpose of effectively administering training research in the schools and fostering aviation management research with the introduction of post graduate courses as its anchor. Some of the objectives of setting up the Unit is already yielding the desired results. The College has been able to achieve the following in the rendering of its training functions in all its schools as highlighted in the table below: STATISTICAL DATA FROM OCTOBER 2011 TO 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2012 FLYING SCHOOL|
Courses Enrolled| Students Enrolled| Students graduated| 14| 209| 162|
AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (ATE) SCHOOL|
8| 91| 109|
AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE/COMMUNICATION (ATS/COM) SCHOOL|
8| 90| 192|
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING (AME) SCHOOL|
3| 52| 55|
AVIATION MANAGEMENT SCHOOL|
5| 48| 48|
Total Number of Courses Enrolled=38
Total Number of Students Enrolled=490
Total Number of Students Graduated=566
From its general training achievements in the table above, the numbers of core professionals trained are as follows: PROFESSIONALS TRAINED BY THE COLLEGE FROM OCTOBER, 2011 TO SEPTEMBER, 2012 SCHOOL| CORE PROFESSIONALS/SCHOOL| TOTAL TRAINED|
FLYING SCHOOL| PILOTCABIN CREWFLIGHT DISPATCHERS| 175858| AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES/COMMUNICATION SCHOOL| AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS| 55| AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE...