Nehru college of Aeronautics and applied Sciences has been playing an important role as an institution par excellence for imparting technical training in aviation since 1968. Nehru college of Aeronautics and Applied Sciences has been accorded permanent recognition for conducting various technical courses and training programmes of Government of India and state government. The college is situated in Kuniamuthur, 5km away from Coimbatore Railway station and is on the NH 47(Coimbatore-Palakkad Main Road).
In recognition of its proven capabilities, NCA&AS was accredited and awarded with the Internationally recognised 9001-2000 certification. This certificate is testimonial for NCA&AS to proclaim that it upkeeps the best system and the international quality standards, benchmarked by the globally renowned rating agency.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) are primarily responsible for keeping the Aircraft in an airworthy condition and issue certificate of airworthiness before the take –off. Airworthiness of such vital components is being certified by Aircraft Maintenance Engineer holdings AME Licences in the respective trades.
The institution is approved under category 'G' for imparting instructions to AME trainees and the training imparted herein is recognised by the Director General of Civil Aviation, Government of India, New Delhi.
Nehru College of Aeronautics and Applied Science is notable among the Collaborate Institution of Alagappa University that have hitherto been established and granted university affiliation. NCA&AS has gained prominence by rendering more than 40 years of dedicated and valuable services in moulding, shaping and perfecting the students in aviation and other technical fields of study. It offers an off-campus, prestigious and highly valued 3 years B.Sc degree course in Aeronautical Science, Aviation Maintenance Science was affiliated to Alagappa university, Karaikudi and recognised by the central and state governments. Nehru college of Aeronautics and Applied Sciences at Coimbatore has ten aircrafts and hi-tech labs and workshops equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities, updated year after year to impart the most modern practical training to the students and has now blossomed into predominant and popular educational institution, alumni of which are presently occupying pride of places in the specified areas of aviation Industry in India and abroad.
Our policy is to achieve excellence in the field of technical education in order to satisfy our customers and society by continually using innovative methods of teaching and there by giving society the best talented technocrats from this temple of learning.
The college is approved by DGCA to impart ab-initio (basic) training in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering to cover.
The college is providing six months on the job training to the students on their successful completion of five semesters. The training is planned broadly to cover tasks related to aircraft maintenance activities. The training will be for a duration of 100 working days spread over six months and a student shall have a minimum of 80% attendance to make him eligible for completion of training. The training will be conducted on the Hawker Siddley HS-125 –IA,King air C-90, Cessna 150 aeroplane and Bell 47 G5 helicopter held by the college. In addition, extensive use of system mockup, aero engines and components used in the shops will also be made for practical exercises as required. The training shall be conducted separately for students of each stream. On successful completion of OJT, the Chief Instructor issues certificate as per the approved format.