Pasay City – 35 officer candidates who took the Civil Aviation Officer Candidate Course (CAOCSP) 03 graduated yesterday, June 5, 2018.

The CAOCSP 03 journey started out with 53 young officer candidates selected from over 900 applicants back in July 17, 2017.

The commencement exercises was held at the Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC) Building in Merville Access Road, South Super Hi-way, Pasay City. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Director General Capt. Jim C. Sydiongco attended the ceremony to give an inspirational message to the graduates.

The Civil Aviation Officer Candidate Course 03 is CAAP’s response to the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP) initiative of the ICAO to ensure that enough qualified and competent aviation professionals are available to operate, manage and maintain the future international air transport system.

The CATC is an institution serving as the training arm of CAAP. The Center provides on a regional basis the advanced training courses in the areas of management, instruction and other aviation disciplines.