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July 30, 2013

The inauguration of the Diploma in Aviation Studies programme for the 3rd intake was held at the auditorium of the CATC in the morning of the 30th July 2013.

The newly enrolled students were ceremonially handed with their letters of studentship and student record books at the ceremony. Parents of the students were also present.

Eng. Devinda Abayagunawardana, Chief Instructor in Electronics Engineering who is the Programme Manager for the diploma, delivering the welcome address stated that the students have chosen the right time to follow the Diploma in Aviation course at CATC as the need for young enthusiasts with technical and interpersonal skills together with the ability to communicate and to lead, could not be more acute in the industry.

Speaking on the occasion, the Head of Civil Aviation Training of AASL, Eng. Athula Seneviratne stated that the CATC is happy to have contributed to the pool of national higher education opportunities.

This Diploma programme which is fast becoming an attractive industry qualification is of six (06) months duration and is delivered on full time basis annually by the CATC. The entry qualifications are G.C.E. A/L with a credit pass for English at G.C.E O/L. It grooms the participants for supervisory, junior executive and lower middle level managerial positions in the non-skill based trades in the aviation industry and its allied disciplines.

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