Malaysia airlines offers aircraft engineering courses

Malaysia Airlines. Illustrative. Photo: Astroawani

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines, which foresees demand for future talents in the aviation sector, is wooing interested candidates, especially SPM leavers to enrol in various technical aircraft engineering courses, with registration open until July 15, 2021 for this year’s intake.

Malaysia Airlines group chief operations officer Ahmad Luqman Md Azmi said to date there were 400 aircraft registered in Malaysia and the number is expected to grow in the next five years, hence, creating demand for future talents.

“Our objective is to develop human capital and ensure that those who come out from Malaysia Airlines training are looked up to by all major aviation players locally and globally,” he said in a statement today.

“As the national carrier of Malaysia and a regional market leader, it is an honour to play our part in developing a trained and skilled workforce to ensure a steady talent pipeline for years to come for the sustainable growth of the industry,” he said.

The offer is for both males and females aged between 18 to 26 years who meets the minimum requirement of having an SPM certificate with a credit for English and Science subjects, pass Bahasa Malaysia; and be medically fit.

The training is managed by the Engineering Training Department of Malaysia Airlines Bhd and complies with the Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia (CAAM) and Aviation Authorities such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Specialised in ensuring a steady talent pipeline in aviation-related fields, the Engineering Training Department offers various training and courses to those seeking to be aviation maintenance personnel with various engineering and maintenance training courses.

In addition, the training caters for introductory and aircraft type courses for a wide range of aircraft types, including Viking DHC6-400, ATR72-500, B737-600/700/800/900, A320 families, A330, A350 and A380.

Malaysia Airlines has a great track record in producing high calibre engineers and technicians. As an approved maintenance and training organisation by CAAM, its engineers and technicians are sought after by other airlines not only in Malaysia but even abroad.

The department also offers training schemes to produce licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, workshop engineers, technician and junior technician courses, and training programmes such as engine ground run with simulator training.

For more information on the courses offered, visit the website or contact Dr Umran Abdul Rahman from Business & Development and Engineering Training Department of Malaysia Airlines – Bernama