Dubai’s aviation institute partners with KLM UK Engineering


Staff Report

Dubai – Vision Concept Aviation Training Institute (VCATI) has signed an agreement with KLM UK Engineering Limited (KLMUKE), a part of the KLM/Air France conglomerate, to become the exclusive partners for their EASA Part 66 B1.1 & B2 – Interactive Online Training for Companies and Individuals, along with becoming an examination center under their approval by United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority.

Under the agreement KLM UK Engineering will support VCATI’s successful Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Advanced Diploma in Aircraft Engineering Technology programmes by providing experienced examiners and virtual learning environment to allow the students to gain their EASA Part 66 B1.1 & B2 license.

VCATI has arrangements in place to supplement the online training with tutorials from industry veterans so that students can qualify while they are employed in good time with top results.

Captain Mohamed Obaid Al Suwaidi, Founder of VCATI says “We are committed to the needs of the aviation industry. Our partnership with KLM UK Engineering to offer B1.1 and B2 qualifications online will open opportunities to hundreds of technicians and workers in the aviation industry to enhance their careers by qualifying for high potential jobs.”

Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales of KLM UK Engineering says, “As a global leader in aviation training, we are pleased to contribute to this growth in the most essential aspect of human resource development. We are happy to partner VCATI for their commitment to excellence in training and to the aviation sector. Our qualifications meet European standards as they are compliant with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Students qualifying will find many opportunities in the region and within UAE but will also be qualified to work in 135 EASA compliant countries around the world.”