About Our School

/About Our School
About Our School 2018-02-07T15:26:43+00:00

Our programme is designed specifically for persons interested in building their career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer through high vocational achievement and academic excellence. Our students are trained in Knowledge Skills, Practical Skills and On the Job Training.

The Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School is Approved and Certified by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Trinidad & Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA), Civil Aviation Safety Authority Suriname (CASAS) and Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA). This School is a long-standing member of the Flight Safety Foundation and the International Federation of Airworthiness, United States of America.

The Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School is the first tertiary institution in CARICOM to have a Quality Management System that is ISO 9001 Certified by the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS).

Our School offers Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Training which is done over a four and a quarter Ab-Initio Programme for the acquisition of Licences in categories of Airframe, Piston Engines, Turbine Engines, Avionics including Electrics, Instruments, Compasses, and Radios. Modular training is done for persons with over three year’s experience in Aviation.

Students are trained in workshop practices and gain practical experience by exposure to Aircraft Maintenance in various hangar facilities at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport. Students are also exposed to other training such as First Aid/Responder, Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting, Occupational Health & Safety Practices, Mass Casualty Incident Management, Airside Vehicle Operation/Control, Marshalling, etc.

In 2018 the School celebrates Twenty-Five (25) years of serving the Aviation Sector in Guyana, the Caribbean and the world at large.

Our Mission

The Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) committed to developing Aircraft Engineering skills and technical expertise essential to the development and safety of Air Transport within Guyana, the Caribbean Community and the World at large.

Our Purpose

The Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School was designed to:

  1.  Allow the Aircraft Industry in Guyana to produce its own highly trained Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and
  2. Assist the Maintenance Organizations in their bid for Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO)

Quality Policy

The Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School’s Policy is to ensure meeting the Regulatory and Statutory Requirements of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Customer Satisfaction, Employee Development, Environmental Protection and Safe Training Practices.

We are committed to continually improving the effectiveness of our Quality Management System


This institution was audited by the Trinidad & Tobago Bureau of Standards in June 2006 and its Quality Management System was certified to ISO 9001 Standards on 24th July, 2006.

This makes the Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School the first Tertiary Institution in Guyana to have a certified Quality Management System and the fifth company in Guyana to have ISO 9001 Certification.


The Art Williams and Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School (AWHWAES), is located in the Caribbean Aviation Maintenance Services Ltd (CAMS) Hangar, Eugene F. Correia International Airport. East Coast Demerara, Guyana, South America.