PATTS College of Aeronautics Alumni Association (PCAAA) is a non-stock, non-profit entity. Its main objective is to assist in the development of aviation society and to provide the needed assistance to PATTS Alumni. Its initial projects include among others providing financial assistance to qualified PATTS students and graduates, support to PATTS Athletes, scholarship grants, placement, community extension services and others.
NATIONAL SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM (NSTP) OFFICE
National Service Training Program (NSTP) refers to the program aimed at enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth, by developing the ethics of service and patriotism while undergoing training in any of the three program components. In the case of PATTS, ROTC Training is the only component offered.
The Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) refers to the program component, institutionalized under Section 38 and 39 of the Republic Act No. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness.
1. Program Implementation
All incoming students, male and female, starting School Year 2002-2003, enrolled in any baccalaureate and in at least two (2) year technical-vocational or associate courses, are required to complete one (1) NSTP component as graduation requirement.
2. Duration and Equivalent Course Unit
ROTC component shall be undertaken for a period of two (2) semesters. It shall be credited for three (3) units per semester, for fifty-four (54) to ninety (90) training hours per semester.
A one (1) summer program in lieu of the two (2) semester program may be designed, formulated and adopted by the DND, CHED and TESDA, subject to the capability of the school and the AFP to handle the same.
3. Organization of NSTP Graduates
Graduates of ROTC program shall form part of the Citizen Armed Force pursuant to RA 7077, subject to the requirements of DND.
4. ROTC Enrollment
All students, when enrolled shall be classified under one of the following categories: Active, Deferred, Exempted.
The ROTC Basic Course shall cover instruction in accordance with the Program of Instruction prescribed by GHQ, AFP.
The ROTC commandant and the head of the Institution concerned may agree to enroll students from other schools with or without ROTC units.
Any student who enrolls for ROTC Training during the period when desired semestral course is not offered, may be deferred to the next semester.
5. Discharge of Cadets
The ROTC Commandant shall be delegated the authority to discharge a cadet at any time during the semester for being a habitual offender resulting from his own neglect or willful intent.
The ROTC Commandant, with the approval of the CGs / COs, Major Service Reserve Command may drop or discharge any cadet taking the Advance Course any time during the semester if he fails to demonstrate sufficient aptitude for the service as a potential commissioned officer.
The name of cadets discharged under sub-paragraphs 8.5.1 and 8.5.2 shall be disseminated to all concerned to prevent such cadets from re-enrolling in the other ROTC Units.
6. Training Program
Commanders concerned shall prepare and publish the prescribed training programs in accordance with the approved POI for ROTC units under their jurisdiction.
7. Training Attendance
A minimum attendance of eighty (80%) percent of the total number of hours of ROTC Training per semester shall be required to pass the course;
Absences from training due to sickness, injury or other exceptional circumstances may be excused after presenting a valid medical certificate from the school physician.
8. Training Assessment / Evaluation
Reserve Officers Training Corps shall conform to the school calendar as far as practicable.
Cadets shall be given a final grade for every semester, such grade to be computed based on the following weights:
Attendance - 30points
Military Aptitude - 30points
Subject Proficiency - 40points
Total - 100points
Cadets, however, must obtain a minimum of 28 points in subject proficiency and 24 points in attendance in the above points distribution, in order to pass the semester’s work.
Each cadet shall be given one hundred (100) merits at the beginning of every semester.
Additional merits may be awarded for attending special formations, parades or other school activities outside of prescribed training hours. For every infraction of regulation, he shall be penalized by demerits.
9. Training Uniforms
The basic ROTC Cadets shall wear uniforms prescribed by the NSTP Office.
10. Medals and Awards
The following medals may be awarded at the end of each academic year and are authorized to be worn as part of the cadet’s uniform:
Honor Medal - Awarded to all honor cadet/cadette graduates. Honor cadet/cadette graduates are those whose proficiency in military training intelligence and attention to duty merit the recognition of the ROTC Commandant and the school authorities.
Leadership Medal – Awarded to the cadet/cadette officer who has shown outstanding leadership and can best command the respect and confidence of his/her fellow cadet/cadette.
Loyalty Medal – Awarded to the graduating cadet/ cadette who has been most loyal, most obedient, and most helpful to the ROTC Department throughout the year.
Duty Medal – Awarded to the graduating cadet/cadette who has the best attendance and the least demerits throughout the entire course.
Efficiency Medal – Awarded to the graduating cadet/cadette who obtain the highest efficiency rating throughout the entire course.
Honor Star Medal – Awarded to the cadets/cadettes of the Basic and Advance Courses every year who obtain a general average of ninety percent (90%) or higher, and have no grades of eighty five percent (85%) or lower in both academic subjects and ROTC Course.
Marksmanship Medal - Awarded to the cadet/cadette who garners the highest score during the Marksmanship training.
11. Training Graduates
The graduates of the ROTC Courses shall be categorized as:
Basic ROTC Course Graduates – Those who have successfully completed the prescribed Basic ROTC Course.
Advanced ROTC Course Graduates – Those who have successfully completed the prescribed Advanced ROTC Course.
12. Training Diploma and Certificates
The ROTC Commandant shall award the ROTC Certificate of completion to each graduate of the Basic ROTC Course.
1. STUDENT COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
All official business with any office, unit, or department of the College, or with any administrative personnel, should be transacted in writing following the standard letter format. The student should provide two (2) copies: one copy for the office concerned and the other one noted by the recipient for the student as a receiving copy. Verbal or
All notices are posted on the PATTS Bulletin Boards with proper authorization.
Public Address System
PATTS Official Facebook Page
Regular Meetings with the Presidents or Representatives of Student Organizations (first and third Thursdays of the month)
Multimedia System at the first-floor lobby
Electronic mails (e-mail)
2. ATM SERVICES
Automated Teller Machines are available inside the premises of the College. The machines facilitate several bank transactions such as cash withdrawal, balance inquiry, bills payment, cash transfers, etc. They are located at the first-floor lobby of the Executive Building.
The PATTS Bookstore sells following: school supplies, textbooks, other reference materials, drawing instruments, drawing forms, P.E. uniforms, NSTP uniforms, test booklets, etc.
4. PATTS’ WEBSITE / FACEBOOK PAGE
For further information and updates about the College, website is http://www.patts.edu.ph. PATTS also posts announcement at its official Facebook page, PATTS College of Aeronautics.
5. INTERNET SERVICES
PATTS provides internet services for access to research the latest developments of the various industries thru the use of the technology.
6. PHOTOCOPYING SERVICES
Photocopying services are available inside the campus, and are widely used to reproduce copies of documents as an alternate service for photostat, carbon paper, mimeographing or other duplicating machines.
1. LABORATORIES AND SHOPS
CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS LABORATORIES
The Chemistry and Physics laboratories are strategically located at the second floor of the East Wing. The ingenious layout of the laboratories allows optimum and safe mobility of the students during experiments. The laboratories are equipped with emergency facilities such as eye wash and shower. Each laboratory work station has water and gas valves which are necessary to accommodate the use of equipment in the areas of thermodynamics and mechanics, as well as those that require heat to produce desired chemical reactions. These are also provided with the latest digital equipment needed to achieve accuracy and precision in every experiment performed.
PATTS College has air-conditioned computer laboratories which serve as venues for learning and enhancing students’ computer skills. Students work on different software to boost their proficiency in analyzing problems to create functional programs. Moreover, they are also trained to be adept in computer aided-design.
AIRFRAME AND POWER PLANT SHOPS
The Airframe and Power Plant Shops are the centers for learning and for actual applications of theories in the technical aspect. These serve as areas for practice and practical demonstration to prepare the students to face the real world of maintenance technology.
The Avionics Shop is a venue for all electrical and electronics laboratory activities. These are equipped with tables with electrical sockets making them accessible for students’ laboratory works.
AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
Designed for experiments and theoretical applications, the Aeronautical Engineering Laboratory is provided with test instruments and wind tunnels and other aeronautical equipment necessary for engineering experiments, research and tests for aircraft structures..
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
1. Ergonomics Laboratory
Applying ergonomic concepts, principles, and guidelines in identifying and quantifying the effect of human capacities and capabilities on system designs using ergonomic tools and equipment.
2. Method Engineering Laboratory
Methods study and work measurements with the use of work measurement tools and equipment.
Prepare students for professional work in the maintenance, installation, design and improvement of integrated systems.
Help students to develop their skills and competency in the usage of the different carpentry, metal works and other workshop processes.
HM KITCHEN LABORATORY
The laboratory is specially designed for HM students to prepare them in the various aspects of Hotel Management. Apply the theories learned, students can set up a bar, dress up and serve a formal dining event. Students manage a large kitchen with complete facilities similar to those in hotels, convention centers and other institutions. Students are also trained to master several cuisines to satisfy the needs of the industry.
This state-of-the-art facility is created for instructional purposes in the English language. All computers are equipped with the DynEd software which covers listening comprehension, grammar, oral fluency and written reinforcement. In addition, it offers voice recording, playback and mastery test. The DynEd is one of the intervention programs of the Languages department in response to the deteriorating English language proficiency of the students today.
Instructional classrooms provide a safe space where learning activities takes place uninterrupted by other obstructions. It may also be used to accommodate other co-curricular meetings, workshops and other related activities.
3. FACULTY LOUNGES
The Faculty Lounges are exclusively reserved for the PATTS faculty. It serves as instructors’ work place for instructional planning, students’ evaluation, peer discussion, faculty meeting, research and other curricular related activities. The faculty offices are provided with individual lockers, computer units, pantry and Wi-Fi connections.
4. CONSULTATION ROOM
The Consultation Room is provided to serve as the venue for students’ and parents’ consultation with Chairpersons, Department Heads and Faculty. Consultation hours are scheduled from Mondays thru Fridays at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. No additional cost is incurred for consultation periods as PATTS is committed in providing the necessary support to students in order to excel in their studies and to parents for their personal concerns.
5. STUDENTS’ LOUNGE
Recognized student organizations of PATTS are given official areas where they can meet with their members on a regular basis. These areas are strategically located at the bridge way and walkway.
Restrooms are conveniently located in various places inside the campus. They are commonly separated into male and female facilities. Restroom for persons with physical disabilities is also provided. Restrooms are exclusive for designated users only.
7. VEHICLE PARKING AREAS
Official parking areas are the open parking and covered parking (Gymnasium). Only vehicles with Car Stickers for the current academic year shall be allowed entry to PATTS premises. Car sticker policy shall apply to all bonafide teaching / non-teaching personnel and students. The “No Sticker, No Entry” policy shall be strictly implemented. Guests are required to secure a car pass from the security for their entry.
8. CAPILLA DE SAN PEREGRINO
The Tuscan-inspired chapel is a refuge to students, employees, faculty members and all who seek solitude and seclusion. Aptly located in its elegantly landscaped nook, it serves as the place of worship and meditation to all PATTSeans.
Built for the primary purpose of providing spacious indoor venue for various sports events, the Gymnasium contains extensive sports and recreational equipment. The Gymnasium’s lower floor houses a well-equipped Body-Building Fitness Unit, a Cardiovascular Room, and a convertible area that can be used for Darts, Table Tennis, Aerobics and Karate.
10. AUDIO-VISUAL ROOM (AVR)
The air-conditioned Audio-Visual Room, located on at the 3rd floor, east side of the building is ideal for PowerPoint presentations, conferences, seminars and other fora. It can accommodate an audience of 300 and is equipped with a wide screen and a multimedia projector.
11. REVIEW CENTER / TRAINING CENTER
The center prepares PATTS graduates for Government Licensure Examinations and enhances their professional qualifications to enable them to assume responsive and active roles in the Aviation Industry and other allied fields. This center is also used for lectures and training for Internship Program with the PATTS industry partners.
12. MOCK HOTEL ROOM
The Mock Hotel Room is a place where students put into practice their knowledge of principles and processes for providing personalized customer services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards, and evaluation of patron satisfaction.
13. MULTI-PURPOSE HALL
This spacious Multi-purpose Hall, also known as the “Chairman’s Penthouse”, is centrally air-conditioned and is equipped with a built-in stage. It is used for banquets, conferences, graduation ceremonies and other school’s social functions.
14. COUNSELING ROOM
The Counseling Room is located at the Ground Floor East wing across the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) where students can discuss any concerns they have about student life. Specialists in counseling are on hand to respond with strict confidentiality to problems or concerns relating to studies, personal relationships, personality, health, family, etc.
15. RADIO ROOM
The Radio Room is a fully air-conditioned room, venue for radio communications, lectures and practices. It is equipped with HF and VHF base stations, portable radios and charts at airports, VOR stations and Morse codes to help students understand radio communications and its relevance to the aviation industry.
16. TOURISM MOCK ROOM
A multi-purpose room used for the enrichment activities of the students like thesis defense, tourism planning and development and meetings for the PATTS Tourism Society. Students’ projects and outputs are kept and displayed in this room.
17. HOTEL MONTICELLO
PATTS College of Aeronautics constructed a hotel at Tagaytay City, which serves as a training facility for the BS Tourism Management (BS TM) and BS Hotel Management (BS HM) students. The hotel will also function as a premium destination for tourists and seminar participants. PATTS students may use this as a venue for seminars and conventions. The 40-room Hotel Monticello sits on a 6,000 square meters lot area in the Southern Summer Capital best known for its majestic view of the Taal Volcano and its refreshingly cool climate.