CAE launches scholarship program for future flight simulator technicians

CAE (NYSE: CAE) (TSX: CAE) has announced it has launched CAE Tech, a support and scholarship program that aims to encourage future technicians to begin careers in flight simulation with CAE, the company said.

This program is designed for students who are passionate about IT, software development, digital technologies, systems integration and avionics.

To launch the program, CAE worked with the following Quebec-based CEGEPs: André-Laurendeau, Bois-de-Boulogne, Édouard-Montpetit and its affiliated École nationale d´aérotechnique (ÉNA), John-Abbott and Montmorency, in collaboration with their respective foundation.

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. The company has over 9,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, CAE trains more than 220,000 civil and defence crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.