In December 2011 the NPO Saturn Training Center successfully completed work to prepare a raft of documents in application for a perpetual license to run educational programs.
On December 15, 2011, the Yaroslavl Regional Department for Education issued NPO Saturn License No. 76242511/0425, granting the right to conduct educational programs. The license has no term limit.
The training center has the right to conduct professional preparation in 34 specializations, such as operating a programmable machine, lathe operator, mill operator, grinder, polisher, controller, assembly fitter, punch press operator, metal caster, and others.
The NPO Saturn Training Center previously ran its programs under a license which was first issued for a period of three years, and upon renewal was granted for five years. In 2011, the Centerĺs work and training systems were confirmed as conforming with the standards and legislation of the Russian Federation, and they received the right to conduct professional training for Saturn employees and workers from other companies on an ongoing and continuous basis.
NPO Saturn is an engine-building company specializing in the development, production, and aftersales servicing of gas turbine engines for military and civil aviation, electrical generating and gas transport facilities, and military and civil marine vessels. Saturn is part of the United Engine Corporation, itself a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM, specializing in managing engine-building assets.
United Industrial Corporation OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary areas of business include helicopters (Russian Helicopters), engine-building (UEC), and other assets. In 2010 the corporationĺs turnover exceeded 170 billion rubles.