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A Detailed to Studying at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, formerly known as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre, is an institute located in Zaria, Kaduna State. The institute is funded by the Civil Aviation Department in the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Aviation.

Founded in 1964, the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology commenced operations in 1966. The International Civil Aviation Organization and the United Nations Development Programme provided technical support to the institute.

Designed as a training center for aircraft maintenance engineers, Nigerian and African pilots, and a host of others, the institute also created air traffic services and communications school, a flying school, and so much more. The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology commenced specialized training courses in jet simulation, instrument landing, airline transport, etc., in the late 1970s. The institute also admitted its first female student in 1977.

Through affiliation with a foreign university, the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology sought to become a degree-awarding institution. It graduated about 6,500 students in 2010.

The institute’s mission is “to consistently provide the aviation industry with professionals and other personnel through training and related services for safe transportation in accordance with international standards.”

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Courses

Some of the courses offered at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology include:

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology (Airframe/ Power plant option)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology (Avionics option)

Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology

Aviation Management

Air Traffic Safety Electronics Engineering

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Zaria School Fees

Here are the school fees for Flying School courses:

Course Name School Fees Amount Duration of Programme
Standard Pilot Course 7,500,000 2 Years
Private Pilot License Course 2,500,000 6 Months
Instrument Rating 1,500,000 5 Months
Commercial Pilot License Course 2,500,000 6 Months
Multi-Engine Rating 1,500,000 1 Month
Night Rating 600,000 1 Week
Instrument Renewal (Simulator) 125,000 2 Days
Standard Flight Operation Course 748,000 25 Weeks
Standard Flight Operation Refresher Course 150,000 2 Weeks
Dispatcher Currency 96,000 1 Week
Cabin Crew Initial Training 366,400 10 Weeks
Cabin Crew Conversion Course 66,500 3 Weeks
Cabin Crew Recurrent/Requalification 80,000 10 Days
Multi Crew Coordination (MCC) $3,000 (USD) 7 Days
Jet Orientation Course (JOC) $3,000 (USD) 7 Days

For information about the fees of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Courses, Aviation Management Courses, Aircraft Services/Communication Courses, and a host of others, kindly visit the official website: www.ncat.gov.ng

The following steps will guide you in making payment into the NCAT TSA Account

  • Log on to the REMITA website: remita.net
  • Select ‘pay FN and state TSA’
  • Click on ‘FGN: Federal Government of Nigeria’
  • Select ‘AVIATION’ and click on ‘Nigeria College of Aviation Technology.’
  • Choose the service you want to make payment for, the purpose of making the payment, and the amount you are paying.
  • Click ‘Submit.’ Generate the RRR, which can be made using an ATM card or by visiting a bank.
  • After making payment, print the transaction receipt. Afterwards, submit to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology revenue office for the official receipt.

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Admission Requirements

NCAT Diploma Programme

  • Candidates should possess a minimum of five (5) credits in relevant subjects (including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics) at O’ Level.

National Diploma (ND) Programme

  • Candidates should possess at least five credits in relevant subjects (including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English Language) at O’ Level.
  • Candidates are required to have obtained at least 180 in JAMB. Candidates who did not choose the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology as their first institution choice but met the cut-off mark are eligible to apply.

Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes

  • Candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit Pass in National Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, and Aircraft Engineering Technology. They should also possess at least one year Post ND cognate working experience.
  • Candidates should have obtained a National Diploma in Aviation Management/Business Administration, Public Administration. They should possess at least 2.50 CGPA in their National Diploma programmes. Candidates should also possess a minimum of one year of cognate working experience.

Post Graduate Diploma

Air Traffic Safety Electronics Engineering

  • Candidates must possess Higher National Diploma (HND) or BSc. in Electrical/Electronics. They can also possess NCAT Diploma and Professional License or its equivalent.

Aviation Management PGDAM (Full time)

Candidates should have obtained either of the following education qualifications:

  • Minimum of Higher National Diploma (HND) or BSc. from a recognized institution. They should also possess at least two years of working experience.
  • NCAT Diploma and Professional License or its equivalent with at least two years of working experience.

Aviation Management (Part time)

Candidates should have obtained either of the following education qualifications:

  • Minimum of Higher National Diploma (HND) or BSc. from a recognized institution. Candidates should also have a minimum of two years working experience.
  • NCAT Diploma and Professional License with at least two years of experience.

How to Apply

  • For online Admission Application Form(s), kindly visit the following link: https://ncat.gov.ng/portal/applicant/index
  • The application form attracts a fee of ten thousand naira.
  • Application forms should be accompanied by evidence of payments into the institute’s account.
  • Candidates should be medically fit.

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Scholarship

To learn more about recent scholarships, visit pages such as www.afterschoolafrica.com and www.scholarshipair.com

 Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Portal

To access the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology portal, kindly visit: https://ncat.gov.ng/portal/applicant/index/register

 Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Recruitment

Recent vacancies in the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology can be found in job sites such as myjobmag.com and jobcenternigeria.com

The image below is the logo of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology:

Logo of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology

 School of Aviation in Nigeria

Here is a list of school of aviation in Nigeria:

Dhaewood Aviation Business School

Aeroconsult Aviation

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology

Universal School of Aviation

Landover Aviation Business School

International Aviation College

 Standard Pilot Course

The course is designed with the purpose of training participants to become experts in the air transport industry. A team of seasoned instructors will train participants to develop the proficiency and skills required for them to obtain the following: ICAO-recognized Commercial Pilot License (CPL), Instrument Rating (IR), and Multi-Engine Rating (ME) from the Nigerian CAA.

Participants of the Standard Pilot Course will be trained on Trinidad TB20, Tampico TBP, and the Baron 58 aircraft. The Nigerian CAA approves the Standard Pilot Course.

 School of Aviation Lagos

Lagos Aviation Academy (LAA) is situated in Lagos State. As an aviation training academy, it provides excellent training services to groom competent aviation professionals for successful careers in the industry.

Lagos Aviation Academy offers extensive training courses that combine modules in Aviation, Personal effectiveness, and Management.

 School of Aviation Abuja

One of the schools of aviation in Abuja is the Universal School of Aviation (U.S.A).

The institution was established to meet the needs of the aviation industry by providing well-trained personnel for domestic and foreign aviation organizations. Since its inception, the institute has made considerable progress in the field of human resources development, as well as lowering the rate of unemployment by providing job opportunities to all students.

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), which is part of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), has authorized the Universal School of Aviation to perform training that leads to the issuance of certificates and licenses.

By becoming the first and only approved aviation school to receive approval from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to run a satellite campus in Nigeria, the Universal School of Aviation has become a household name in the country’s aviation sector.

 

Maryam A

Maryam AbdulWahab is a creative writer and lifestyle blogger. She is also a graduate of Economics from Al-Hikmah University. She lives and breathes literature. When she isn’t writing prose or blog posts, she is reading a fiction work or studying events around her. She writes from Lagos, Nigeria. You can find more of her works on her handles.

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