Airports Authority of India (AAI) under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Government of India has set up two Aviation Skill Development Centres, to date, in collaboration with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) acts as an Awarding Body to assess the participants undergoing training and award certifications to the successful candidates. Details of the two Aviation Skill Development Centres are as follows:-
(i) Aviation Multi-skill Development Centre (MSDC) set-up at Chandigarh.
This centre was set up under the CSR initiative of the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The other stakeholders of the project are the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) supported by the Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) of India and the Bird Academy of Aviation as a Training Partner.
(ii) Aviation Skill Development Center at Mumbai, Maharashtra.
This centre was set up by LearnNet Skills which is working as a Training implementation partner for the CSR Project of AAI.
Currently, there is no proposal in the government for setting up more Aviation Multi Skill Development Centres.
There are 108 training centres accredited by the Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC).
The Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) is under the aegis of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). AASSC adheres to the accreditation guidelines formulated by NSDC.
There are seven more aviation training partners who have sought accreditation from AASSC. The list of these seven aviation training partners are:-
(i) RAPHA TECHS
(ii) ASCENSIVE EDUCARE LIMITED
(iii) Myfledge Private Limited
(iv) Truly Yours Welfare Society
(v) Truly Yours Welfare Society
(vi) VISION AVIATION ACADEMY
(vii) Speedwings Aviation Academy
The proposed number of youth and women to be trained by accredited training centres in the next three years depends on the growth of the aviation sector.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.
Disclaimer: This is an official press release by pib.