Speaking at the campaign held yesterday at Milambo, Tabora boys and girls secondary schools in Tabora region, Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) regional manager Daniel Josephat said that the authority has targeted to enhance thorough understanding of the industry to students.
He said the campaign has set to encourage many science students and others to join the aviation industry soon after completing their Form Six studies so as to benefit from the opportunities available including job employment.
He added that the event targets to sensitize them with duties and roles of Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) and how they can join the Civil Aviation Training Centre after their completing studies.
Josephat clarified that the aviation industry plays a big role on accelerating industrial development in Tanzania, hence the need of more experts in various sections so as meet the manpower demand.
He urged the scholars and others to study hard so as to attain good performance which can enable them to compete with others who are aspiring to join the industry.
The principal aeronautical information officer from TCAA who is also the chief instructor of airport operations, Thamaraki Abeid called for parents and guardians to allow and support their children to join the Civil Aviation Training Centre so as to benefit from the employment opportunities available.
She said the Centre is responsible for developing skills and impart knowledge of aviation industry to students in general, as it admits both local and international students mostly from SADC and East African regions.
Highlighting opportunities available, Thamarak said it currently provides basic and refresher trainings on air traffic controllers, aeronautical information officers, air navigation engineers, aviation security and other airport operation courses.
The TCAA public information officer, Bestina Magutu said that the campaign aims to hasten the government efforts on industrial development by promoting skilled professionals.
She the awareness campaign will be taken to various schools in the regions so as to persuade many students join the aviation industry for better future.