On Wednesday, the 31st of January 2024, the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) with the support of Caverton issued out Certificate of Competence in Aircraft Maintenance and Recycling (CAMRA 2024) to the first batch of 14 students that started their training on November 14, 2022 for 10 months conducted by the CCAA Training School jointly with the National Advanced School of Engineering, Cameroon, Yaoundé.
The CAMRA Training, which is the result of the partnership between the University of Yaounde and the CCAA is designed to meet industry and authorities demand for Aviation Managers responsible for Aircraft Maintenance, Continuing Airworthiness management and aircraft recycling in compliance with Safety and Environmental protection standards.
During the training, four of the Trainees had their three month Internship in Caverton Helicopters Ikeja, Lagos and Two in Caverton Aviation Cameroon, Douala. Two of the Trainees who were sponsored by Caverton Helicopters will be given employment.
At the graduation ceremony were the Cameroon’s Honourable Minister of Transport Mr. Jean Ernest NGALLE NOBEHE, Director-General CCAA, Mrs. Assoumou Koki and other top dignitaries in the Aviation sector of Cameroon as well as the private sector.
Representing Caverton Offshore Support Group (COSG) was the Group CEO, Mr Olabode Makanjuola alongside the Group Chief Operating Officer, (COSG) Mr. Rotimi Makanjuola and other top management staff.
The highlight of the occasion was issuing of Certificates to the graduating students.
After the event there was group photograph session followed by a cocktail for guests alongside presentation of Souvenirs by Caverton Group PLC (COSG).
Caverton through its impressive exploits in aviation over the years has constantly placed Nigeria on the global map as the largest indigenous aviation industry in Nigeria and West Africa.
Recently, Caverton acquired a new helicopter, Bell 429 for its offshore operations in Cameroon, which was the first helicopter type to operate in West African oil and gas market.
And its support in training Africans under its wings no doubt is adding value to the economy and human capacity building on the continent.