Developments in Aviation Training
TRAINAIR Plus Programme — Supporting Aviation Human Resources Development
Global Aviation Training — Developments in Aviation Training
Establishment of the Global Aviation Training (GAT) Office
In September 2013, the 38th Session of the ICAO Assembly defined the role ICAO should play to assist States in achieving and maintaining the competency of aviation personnel through its aviation training programme. To this end, the Global Aviation Training (GAT) Office was established on 1 January 2014 and is responsible for the planning, management and coordination of all training activities of ICAO. This is the first time in ICAO’s history that all training activities are centralized under a single office. In close collaboration with Member States, international organizations and industry, the GAT Office serves as the Organization’s focal point for training, with a mission to bring greater leadership to the coordination of human resources development in aviation.
Approval of the ICAO Training Policy by the Council
In addition to the formation of the GAT Office, the Council approved the development of a new ICAO Civil Aviation Training Policy to support the human resources development strategies, based on the following four pillars: