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BAETC starts aircraft maintenance training programme

June 27, 2021

BAS Aircraft Engineering Training Center (BAETC), an entity fully owned and operated by Bahrain Airport Services, has announced the admission process for its aircraft maintenance engineering license training programme for the current academic year 2021.

BAETC is an internationally recognized training institute and a technologically advanced provider of formal aircraft engineering maintenance training.

According to BAETC, these sholarships are being offered by the centre to high school students starting from 10% and up to 25%, as well as providing support for international students from outside Bahrain.

The center offers a four-year training programme on aircraft maintenance engineering, during which students acquire deep theoretical and practical experience that qualifies them to be an aircraft maintenance engineers.

This package of scholarship comes as part of BAETC’s social responsibility and belief of the importance of supporting education and training in Bahrain, and opening the way for attracting national cadres and qualifying them to be competitive in the labour market, said the statement from BAS.

Since its establishment in 1977, BAS has been the sole operator of ground handling services at the Bahrain International Airport and has a 43-year long track record of continuous service.

It is also a trusted name in the world of services as a company certified by the Air Transport Safety Audit Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

CEO Mohammed Khalil Ahmed said: 'BAETC is the second training organization outside the European Union and the first in the Middle East and Asia to have received Europe Aviation Safety Agency Approval for its training centre to deliver EASA Part 66 B1 and B2 categories training, Aircraft Type Ratings on the Airbus A320 and A330 and specialized custom-made courses. Furthermore, BAETC is recognized by the Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA).'

'BAETC is currently implementing social distancing. Therefore, virtual visits, online interviews, online training mechanisms are implemented that commensurate with the current pandemic condition’s safety procedures,' he added.