EPT Aviation Training was formed in the year 2009. We formed the company wanting to be different from other Aviation Training Organisations i.e. we wanted our learners to be totally competent to enter into the Aviation Industry on completion of their training. Thus we added modules such as Interviewing Skills, CV compilation with professional CV photo's for their CV's and very importantly - a Grooming module. This ensured that learners were totally prepared to commence with the job seeking process when receiving their cabin crew members licence. We were blessed from the very first course we presented and have gone from strength to strength.
We have a 100% success rate for learners writing the SACAA examination.
We were appointed as the designated training provider by some airline operators to assist them with their training requirements.
Due to popular demand, we started offering evening classes for learners who desperately wanted to attend our training but could not do so as they were employed. Our classes commenced at 16h00 and finished at 21h00 with practicle training being conducted over weekends. This allowed learners to seek employment within the Aviation Industry while keeping their current employment.
EPT Aviation Training decided to offer training for prospective learners as customer service agents. This was a career ideally suited for those who wanted to enter into the aviation industry but wanted the stability of being based on the ground. Our learners who have attended this training have been very successfull in being employed at the airport for various Airlines.
After numerous requests from corporates, we embarked on a process to offer soft skills training. We received our accreditation from TETA as well as from ETDP. These accreditations allowed us to offer courses such as Train the Trainer, Assessor, Moderator training for the development of learners wanting to become trainers in various fields. For the corporate market we offer courses such as Cultural Diversity, Team Training and Conflict Resolution.
In 2013, EPT Aviation Training was awarded a contract by the National Carrier, South African Airways, to conduct all Designated Examiner assessments for their Pilots and Cabin Crew Members. This contract was renewed in 2014.
We opened a sister company called EPT Global Training due to a huge demand from our learners to offer a travel and tourism qualification. We received accreditation from CATHSSETA to offer a 1 year National Certificate in General Travel.
EPT AVIATION TRAINING set the standard by being the first company in South Africa (inclusive of Airline Operators), to have a blended learning programme approved by the South African Civil Aviation Authority. This training course allows for our learners who are employed to compete the cabin crew licensing programme by partaking in a 2month eLearning programme, followed by a 2 week residency period for practical and theoretical assessments.
We have been the selected as the designated training provider by Status Aviation to conduct the aviation aspects of their B -Comm degree for cabin crew professionals.