Ethiopian Aviation Academy: Aircraft Technicians Training 2023 for international applicants

The Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) advises that applications are open for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Training Program 2023 for international applicants.   Ethiopian Airline Aviation Academy is a world class Aviation Training...

Dec 31, 2022 - 03:49
Dec 31, 2022 - 03:49
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The Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) advises that applications are open for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Training Program 2023 for international applicants.  

Ethiopian Airline Aviation Academy is a world class Aviation Training Center owned by Ethiopian Airlines and equipped with state of the art and best in class training equipmentn and technology.

Now over 6 decades old, it offers a full range of aviation training programs.

The following are the Admission requirements and other related information.

Entry Requirements

Minimum completion of high school. Applicants need to send their supporting documents confirming completion.

High School education has to be in natural science stream where by applicants must have attended at least Mathematics and Physics.

Demonstrate minimum of Level-III (Level 3) English proficiency. Candidates need to know their level before arriving for the training.

If one falls short of the minimum level, they may be required to attend the English language Proficiency Training Program at extra cost.

EAA has its’ own English language training program for candidates at different level.

Be medically fit and produce medical certificate from Aviation Doctors.

Visa and other Formalities

EAA may send you invitation letter following your meeting of the admission requirements listed on item above.

For candidates who are coming from countries where there are no embassies, EAA facilitates visa on arrival upon receipt of valid passport scanned copy.

Visa on arrival process needs a minimum of 10 working days. You need to send scanned copy of your valid passport quiet ahead of time considering the minimum 10 days into account.

Candidates are strictly required to produce Police Clearance Certificate on criminal records check. This document needs to be sent as early as secured to facilitate acceptance formalities and meet Security requirements.

To meet local security requirement, a Personal History Form need to be filled out, signed, with picture attached and sent to the visa facilitation office (Sales & Business Development Office) together with the Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Clearance.

Initially, candidates shall arrive with visitors’ visa. Once they start class, the Academy will facilitate for Residence Permit with payment of required charge to Immigration.

Amount will be advised once you proceed in your admission process.

All International Trainees are expected to produce supporting letter from their embassies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, within 5 working days of arrival.

The supporting letter should mention reason for stay in Addis Ababa, validity of Police Clearance Form and confirming nationality of applicant.

Visa and other security pass process will be facilitated after receipt of proof of payment by EAA.

Fees & Payments

The Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Training Program runs for 22 months. Package One: USD 22,000.00.

This includes:-

  • Classroom and On-the-Job Training(OJT) Fee;
  • Accommodation Expenses; and
    • Monthly Pocket Allowance of ETB 2,960.00
    • Exam by the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority

Package Two: USD 16,390.00

This includes:-

  • Classroom and On-the-Job Training(OJT) Fee;
    • Exam by the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority

A qualified candidate need to settle 50% of the total Training Fee before starting training and the remaining 50% shall be settled at the completion of the 1st year.

Contract Agreement shall be sent to you to be signed by self or sponsor and to be returned back to EAA for counter signature.

Invoice will be sent to you to transfer the payment in USD to Ethiopian Airlines’ CITI Bank Account in New York or Deutsche Bank AG London Account.

Details will come on the Contract Agreement and on the Invoice. Once payment is settled, proof of payment shall be advised to EAA Sales and Business Development office.

Please use the following telephone number or e-mail in your correspondences:- ,,

Tel. No. 251-115-174016, 251-115-174013 or 251-115-174023

Training Calendar

Applications are received throughout the year. starting from January.

However, depending on the demand, there might be admission of extra batch in between in addition to the regular admission.

Actual class starting date will be communicated to you through e-mail.

Training Duration and Class Times

The Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Training takes 22 months.

Classes are conducted at our training Headquarter located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on week days, from Monday through Friday during office hours from 08: 00a.m-05:00p.m.

Travelling to Addis Ababa

Entry to Ethiopia is through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Upon arrival, you will be met by a local coordinator that will accompany you to the training facilities.

Check with your Travel Agent or Ethiopian Airlines local ticket office for requirements on health certificates before travelling.

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