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Training

The Gold Standard

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The CCAA is Canada’s gold standard provider of training, upskilling, certification and accreditation programs to the industry. It offers 29 nationally recognized competency standards – with 3 more coming soon – and certifications for aviation and aerospace occupations that are transportable from region to region.

The CCAA offers an extensive suite of world-class online training and live, instructor-led virtual workshops. We are continuously updating our programs and developing new training workshops and online courses to meet industry demands and develop workers’ skills while they remain in the workforce.

CCAA training is fully aligned with our industry-leading National Occupational Standards and provides participants with specific and in-depth industry knowledge that range from Avionics to Quality Auditing, Safety Management System, Human Factors and many others.

Feel free to contact us with questions, or to discuss how the CCAA can help with your training and upskilling needs.

Training Catalogue

Check out our updated 2022-2023 Training Catalogue and discover the wide array of training essentials the CCAA offers, as well as its expanded range of virtual training programming designed to save your organization time – and all the travel expenses!

Download the CCAA Training Catalogue
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Workshops

Our Workshops are led by highly qualified CCAA Instructors. Each workshop is live and aligned with the CCAA’s Occupational Standards and is limited to a small number of participants to maximize the learning experience. Click on one of the course below to learn more.

NEW: The CCAA Business and Human Skills Workshops for employees, supervisors and managers. These virtual, instructor-led workshops deliver the right balance between insight and skill development for personal and leadership development.

Do you need a workshop for a group of more than 5 participants?

Ask about our private and semi-private workshops! Save on travel costs for your group and have a CCAA-certified instructor come to your organization anywhere in Canada. Our instructor will deliver course material specially tailored to meet your organization's requirements, at a date/time and location of your choice anywhere in Canada. We offer group discounts and other incentives!

To learn more contact:
training@avaerocouncil.ca

Online Training

CCAA Online Training is aligned with its approved, national occupational standards and regulatory requirements for the aviation, aerospace and defence industries. Click on the Learning Cart link below to view our available online courses.

Go to the CCAA Learning Cart Portal
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Wage Subsidies

Student Work Placement Program

The Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) supports partnerships between employers and post-secondary education institutions, by creating more work-integrated learning placements for students enrolled in post-secondary studies across Canada.

This program is funded by the Federal Government (Employment and Social Development Canada, ESDC) and delivered by the Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace, one of 9 delivery partner organizations.

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CCAA Jumpstart

CCAA Jumpstart is a limited-time program that offers employers up to $12,000 in wage subsidies when they hire new graduates and give them their first meaningful work experience.

The Council’s Jumpstart Program is a new initiative for the aviation and aerospace industry that help youth overcome barriers to employment and help them develop the broad range of skills and knowledge they need to participate in the current and future labour markets. The program is open to all new graduates, with a focus on young women and underrepresented youth.

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Industry led Training Program (ILTP)

The federal government announced over $39 million in funding under its new Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program to the Canadian Council of Aviation and Aerospace’s (CCAA) Industry Led Training Program (ILTP) for the aviation and aerospace sector.

The ILTP project will produce over 2000 hours of new digitized training content that will equip employers with the tools they need to provide on-the-job training for its workers. This program is the first of its kind in Canada, and will expand the pathways available for workers to enter the aerospace and aviation sector. This innovative program would not be possible without the support of this investment.

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