RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has renewed its contract with Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) in Russia to provide Aviation English training and testing.
The partnership with MAI started in 2005 with more than 500 international pilots trained and tested via the RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA).
RELTA is a world leader in English proficiency testing for the aviation industry, and over 23,000 candidates have been tested worldwide.
The official signing of the renewed contract involved several representatives from MAI in Russia, including Dr Mikhail Kuprikov, Vice-Rector, Academic.
REW was represented by Rachel Holthouse, CEO and Grant Taylor, Director REW Commercial Development.
Ms Holthouse said, ‘Our relationship with our Russian partners makes a significant contribution to REW's global delivery of Aviation English.’
The new agreement allows for the next stage of a project that has already seen 2,500 Russian Federation air traffic controllers trained and tested by REW since 2009.
The online course, Beyond Level 4 will be embedded into training plans for air traffic controllers across Russia.
Beyond Level 4 is REW's latest aviation program designed to assist aviation professionals reach and maintain their English language proficiency between International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) tests.
‘We are proud to see this package embedded into the heart of training plans for pilots and air traffic controllers throughout the Russian Federation, as part of our new agreement with the MAI,’ Ms Holthouse said.
RMIT English Language Test for Aviation