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Head of Training Delivery to be guest speaker at ERA Operations Group meeting

Resource Group’s Head of Training Delivery, Neil Williams has been asked to speak at the ERA Operations Group meeting, taking place between 10-11th April at Eurocontrol, Brussels, Belgium. The highly focused and proactive group’s key focus is to improve the operational and cost efficiency of flight and group operations.

ERA’s Groups: Helping to shape the future of your industry. 

ERA’s groups provide unique opportunities for ERA members to directly influence ERA’s policy and technical activities with the European Commission, European Parliament, the European Aviation Safety Agency, Eurocontrol and the European Civil Aviation Conference as well and other government authorities and institutions. These informative meetings, focussing on industry affairs, air safety, operations and  finance (as well as maintenance issues via an online group), are open to representatives from ERA member companies and are the main channels of communication between the ERA directorate (who work on behalf of the members) and the members themselves.  The meetings are complimentary and offer members the chance to discuss vital topics affecting their businesses as well as providing key networking opportunities with fellow ERA members including access to ERA’s airlines. They also provide an ideal platform to learn about the latest developments in these areas and drive ERA’s work in this area. Take advantage of your company’s membership and register your participation today.

Neil Williams, Resource Group Aviation Technical Training 

Neil Williams is the Head of Training Delivery Resource Group ATT, formally Lufthansa Resource Technical Training (LRTT) / Full accountability to the Civil Aviation Authority in maintaining the company’s Part 147 approval. Neil is responsible for operational training management globally for Resource Group ATT, with fully approved Part-66 Licence programmes running successfully at two UK sites, in Iceland and in Saudi Arabia.

In the 12 years at Resource Group, as well as managing the day-to-day-operational training of ATT- LRTT and RUAS (Unmanned aviation services), highlights have included contributing to the House of Lords EU committees working group report on Drones, & participating in the British Airline Pilot Association’s working group on the safe operation of Drones.

Neil has helped to shape the future of national aviation maintenance Apprenticeships as an active early member of a trailblazer group.  He has contributed to the City and Guilds National Qualification standards, in composite aircraft manufacturing and repair. Assisted in the design and introduction of composite structure pre-employment training courses for Airbus UK.  He has delivered aircraft manufacturing training on behalf of Lufthansa and Airbus in Tianjin China. Other highlights include leading the project team setting up the new military maintenance training academy for BAE Systems delivered by Resource Group. Introducing a fully approved licenced engineer training programme in Iceland. He has been active for over 10 years in the European Aviation Maintenance Training Committee, attending numerous events across Europe and contributing to Working Group activities.

On Thursday 11th April, Neil will be delivering a presentation on ‘Industry Skill Shortage – MRO Training’ alongside other guest speakers discussing key topics within the industry. For further information on the ERA Groups click here.


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