Hamburg Centre of Aviation Training-Lab
Hamburg Centre of Aviation Training (HCAT) is the platform for skills transfer within the cluster Hamburg Aviation.
As a consortium of authorities, universities, education and training institutions, commercial associations and companies, the Hamburg Centre of Aviation Training – Lab (HCAT+) e.V. , established in 2015, coordinates personnel and qualification activities in the Hamburg Aviation cluster by identifying existing training opportunities and future needs for new forms of training for companies in the aviation industry. With joint projects, HCAT+ is maintaining the vocational and academic educational competence of Hamburg as a center of aviation. Its programs such as DigiNet.Air support small and medium-sized enterprises in the Metropolitan Region in particular in the area of sustainable personnel development. HCAT+ is funded by the Department of Economic Affairs, Transport and Innovation (BWVI).
The laboratories and workshops in the Hamburg Centre of Aviation Training building are jointly used by Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, the G15 Vocational School, Airbus and Lufthansa Technical Training. The immediate interaction between teaching, research and practice mean that qualification programmes are attuned to current and future needs of the industry.
The focus of academic teaching is in the field of cabins and cabin systems, vocational and in-service training focus on the areas of avionics/electronics, modern manufacturing processes and new materials.
Vocational Training OPTIONS IN HAMBURG (German only)