China Meteorological Administration Training Centre (CMATC) , originated from its predecessor the Beijing Meteorological College, was established in 1999. It is the only comprehensive, specialized and high-level education and training institution for Meteorology in China. Domestically, CMATC is a national higher continuing education & on-the-job training base for meteorological departments. Internationally, it is also designated as Beijing Component of WMO Regional Training Centre in China, and recognized as WMO/CGMS Virtual Laboratory Centre of Excellence.The Centre is mainly involved in: continuing education for the administrative staff at middle and/or higher levels and the professionals with intermediate and senior titles in meteorological departments; training on meteorological operations and related high-tech promotion and application; training for operational instructors; meteorological distance education; compilation of meteorological training materials; guidance to branch centre and training centre at provincial level; training for meteorological professionals and managerial staff from Asia and other developing countries. Besides, CMATC has the national meteorological literature centre, and it also serves as a research and advisory body of CMA, tasked with CMA meteorological development research along with human resource exchange and international cooperation service.
As an Institute, the Centre has a core team of dedicated and well-known experts, with a host of young and mid-aged academic backbones. At present, it has a-faculty of 206 members, including one academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, three doctoral supervisors, and eighty professionals with senior technical titles.