Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, met with the Chief Executive Officer of the Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School, Capt. Malcolm Chan-a-Sue and the Executive Manager, Mrs. Nalini Chanderban on Wednesday to discuss the accreditation status of the school’s Ab-Initio programme.
The Minister of Education indicated his willingness to assist in the facilitation of the institution’s accreditation process and as such, has committed to having the National Accreditation Council of Guyana work with the Aeronautical Engineering School to have its Completion Certificate made equivalent to an Associate Degree.
This School, under the leadership of Capt. Chan-a-Sue and management of Mrs. Chanderban is certified and approved by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, the Trinidad & Tobago Civil Aviation Authority, the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Suriname, and the CARICOM arm of Aviation, Caribbean Aviation Safety & Security Oversight Systems. It is also certificated under the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards.
The School will continue to work with the University of Guyana and the National Accreditation Council to have its programme used as a prerequisite for a Degree in Aviation Maintenance.(Ministry of Education-June 12, 2015)