Type of Institution: Public TVET College
The East African School of Aviation (EASA) is a public TVET college is a training directorate of the Kenya Aviation Authority (KCAA). The institution is located in Embakasi, off Airport Road, Nairobi, Kenya, 15 Kilometers away from Nairobi CBD. The institute is also situated 5 minutes’ drive away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). EASA was founded in 1954 under the colonial government to provide training to teleprinters and telegraphers. In 1963, the institution was expanded to include Air Traffic controllers and Engineering Technicians. The modern East African School of Aviation was constructed on an 87-acre piece of land in 1982.
Vision of East African School of Aviation: To be the global aviation training Centre of Choice
Mission: Effectively offering quality training that meets the needs of the global aviation industry by optimally leveraging resources.
Purpose: to provide competency based training and enable its graduates develop the required attitudes, skills and knowledge necessary for the evolving aviation industry.
Registration and Accreditation of East African School of Aviation (EASA)
EASA is ISO 9001:2015 certified and has been registered by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA). It has also been approved by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority as a training organization for aviation. The East African School of Aviation has also been accredited by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Thus, EASA’s aviation courses are fully recognized and certified, which makes the institution appropriate for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in aviation.
The East African School of Aviation has four major departments:
- Aviation Business Management
- Aviation Safety and Security
- Air Navigation Services & Aircraft Maintenance
- Curriculum Development Unit
The Beautiful EASA Chapel
The East African School of Aviation boasts of having what is arguably considered as the most beautiful Chapel in Kenya at the moment. It was constructed with a unique design using flowing, curvilinear forms on its floor plan and embodied the same concept in its EPS walling.
The interior and exterior of the chapel is exquisite, to say the least, with a state-of-the-art roofing and entrance. This will one will leave your mouth open with amazement.
The East African School of Aviation offers KNEC diploma courses, certificate and craft courses, IATA examined diploma courses, and aviation professional courses. These courses have different entry requirements.
Check entry requirements through the link https://www.easa.ac.ke/index.php.
To apply for a course at EASA, a student needs to first check the list of courses offered in the college and download an application form from the link: https://www.easa.ac.ke/index.php/about-us/media-center/downloads.
Then fill the form using the relevant details such as personal information, grades, etc. Submit the form to either Wilson Airport Campus or Main Campus.
The second method is to apply for a course through KUCCPS, which places students to various courses listed by the institution. To do so, go to KUCCPS portal and log in using your KCSE index number and year as usernames, and enter your KCPE index number or birth certificate as password.
- Once your application to the East African School of Aviation has been accepted, you can obtain your KUCCPS admission letter by logging in to the institution’s website.
- Then log in using your registration number and ID number and KCSE year.
- Proceed to download your KUCCPS admission letter for the East African School of Aviation
The East African School of Aviation offers numerous diploma and certificate courses, as well as professional courses, whose durations vary. Here is a list of all the courses offered at EASA.
You can find more details of each course by clicking the link: EASA courses.
The fees structure of EASA varies according to course and duration. This is the fees structure for selected courses at the East African School of Aviation.
For more details about EASA courses, programmes, application, course requirements, duration, and fees structure, go to the link: https://www.easa.ac.ke/index.php. Then scroll down to “Our Departments” and select the department for your programme.
East African School of Aviation,
Embakasi, Off Airport North Road,
P.O. Box: 30689-00100,