Etihad Aviation Group has celebrated the graduation of 143 Emiratis from its various training programmes.
The graduates included 72 Emirati trainees from Etihad’s Foundation Programme, who were trained at the Higher Colleges of Technology and Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI).
61 cadet pilots also received their Bachelor Degree in the Aviation Science Programme, eight senior captains received their Bachelor Degree in the Prior Learning Programme, and two staff members received their Masters of Business Administration. All the graduates studied at Abu Dhabi University.
The classroom training spanned over 12 months and covered various topics including IT, mathematics, office administration, English and soft skills.
Following the classroom training, the graduates participated in ‘on-the-job’ training for three months across various departments within Etihad, gaining first-hand experience.
After completion of the programme, Etihad provides an opportunity for them to join any department within the company, including finance, IT, Human Resources and ground operations.