Direct Maintenance prepared to offer Part-66 MRO training in Nairobi
Dutch MRO operator, Direct Maintenance, has a strong presence in East Africa and is aiming to increase its involvement with the launch of a new training course in Kenya to meet ongoing growth and development needs in Africa.
The company is authorised by both EASA and the FAA to certify the latest generation of models, including the Airbus A380, Boeing B747-8 and Boeing B787. Apart from its home base at Amsterdam current operations include Nairobi, Mombasa (Kenya), Entebbe (Uganda), Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and Lusaka (Zambia). ‘Our ambition is to continue our growth. Direct Maintenance is creating
new employment opportunities in East-Africa, awarding our staff with training and career opportunities,” the company said.
“We are convinced training of dedicated engineering staff as well as transfer of knowledge are essential to anticipate on the future growth of aviation, in particular regarding aircraft engineering,’ it said..
On 6 October 2014 Direct Maintenance is starting am EASA Part-66 module training course at Nairobi, consisting of self-study, training material, tutoring by experienced teachers and full exams.
Any African aircraft technician having the desire to become a licensed engineer is invited to join the course, the company said.
‘Following successful completion of all modules and accumulating adequate experience, you will be eligible to apply for your EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance License,’ the company said.
The closing date for applications is 10 August 2014. Visit www.directmaintenance.nl or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about the costs and to register.