03 September, 2022
Source : TCAA

Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority Training Centre (CATC) has now become a member amongst 35 Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC) around the globe following passing from the assessment conducted by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), early July 2022. 

The assessment process for the same commenced April 2022 to July 2022, now made CATC the Aviation Security Training Centre in the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF).

During a brief ceremony to recognize CATC achievement, held on 2nd September 2022 at TCAA Head Quarters premises Banana - Ukonga, the TCAA Director General Mr. Hamza S. Johari commended the CATC achievement and added that CATC is committed in attaining and maintaining international standards.

 The ceremony was also attended by Regional Aviation Security and Facilitation Officer, Justus Nyunja who also handed over ICAO flag to DG TCAA as a sign of certification.

CATC is now amongst the six civil aviation training centers certified and accredited by ICAO to conduct Aviation Security Training at Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF) and Western and Central African (WACAF), other similar training centers are in Dakar - Senegal, Douala - Cameroon, Johannesburg - South Africa, Lagos - Nigeria, Nairobi - Kenya. 

CATC certification is coupled with an increase in Aviation Security instructors whereas Tanzania has 21 Nationally certified Aviation Security instructors. And 9 others who are ICAO certified Aviation Security instructors.

With this certification, CATC has become Internationally recognized training centre that offers Aviation Security training. CATC can now attract trainees that fall under ICAO training programs around the globe. 

Additionally, Tanzania Civil Aviation Training Centre (CATC) has been awarded Train Air Plus full membership with effect from 1st October 2019, Full Accreditation by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) on 26 September 2017, Certified by International Standards Organization (ISO 9001:2015), Approved Training Organization (ATO) by Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) and Council Membership of the African Aviation Training Organization (AAATO).