CCAA Bulletin June 2020

Service changes due to COVID have given Canadian companies time to rethink how to retain, attract and train their workforce in order to reach capacity quickly as the rebound picks up. The CCAA has implemented some exciting initiatives designed to support recovery, benefiting both employers and those looking for rewarding careers.

Here are some of the ways CCAA can help right now:

Free online PPE course for Aircraft Technicians:

To assist in transitioning to new worksite health and safety protocols, CCAA now offers its Online PPE for Aircraft Technicians course free of charge until July 31 2020.  

New Avionics Fundamentals and Troubleshooting online training:

CCAA has created 2 New Online Courses in response to industry demand: Avionics Training: Fundamental Skills for Aircraft Electronic and Electrical Systems,  and  Troubleshooting & Analytical Thinking. These courses are 20% off for all until July 31st, in addition to an additional 20% discount for CCAA Corporate Partners.

Wage Subsidies for students:

CCAA is the only delivery partner for the federal Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) in the aviation and aerospace sector. SWPP subsidizes companies for hiring students - up to 70% of a student’s wage, until March 2022. Follow these 5 easy steps to receive approval for the wage subsidy in 48 hours.

Matching jobs to the right candidates:

Post jobs as an employer or sign up as a job candidate on the CCAA Magnet online job match site. This free tool streamlines the process of finding the right employee, or the right job.  

Online Accelerated Assessment and Certification:

CCAA created these industry validated online assessments to quickly gauge a technician’s knowledge against the Canadian occupational standard. From Aircraft Maintenance Technician to Airside worker, 17 occupational assessments deliver a clear report of a person’s technical strengths and show where to focus training. Intended for those already in the workforce, members of a team, or for qualifying people trained in other industries or outside Canada, learn more and sign up here. Practical testing and assessments have also been developed for key trades.  


A trained workforce is a safe workforce. CCAA’s training catalog includes Aviation & Aerospace Manager, Human Factors, Canadian Aviation Regulations, Avionics Fundamentals and more. To find the training you need, see the New CCAA Catalog of Online and Classroom Courses. All CCAA Courses are 20% off for all until July 31st, plus additional discounts to Corporate Partners.  

New Job Opportunities:

Aviation and aerospace manufacturing businesses are slowly reopening and even expanding their workforce. Are you looking for work in the aviation and aerospace industry? Do you know someone who is? Go to CCAA’s Aviation & Aerospace Jobs Across Canada Page for the latest postings.  Employers are welcome to be included by sending job notices to CCAA.

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