Aviation Maintenance Technology
- Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
- Level 1 (16–30 semester credit hours)
- Level 2 (45 semester credit hours)
- Full program is offered at: Northwest Campus
In our Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved program, you will learn to perform the maintenance and repairs that keep aircraft in peak operating condition.
Our program will prepare you to take the FAA examination for Airframe and Powerplant licenses.
What do aviation maintenance technicians do?
Licensed aviation maintenance technicians are considered the vital link between aircraft manufacturers and the flying public.
These technicians specialize in preventive maintenance that ensures various types of aircraft—such as commercial and non-commercial airplanes, helicopters and jets—are well maintained and working properly.
Virtual Information Session
You must attend a mandatory Virtual Aviation Information Session to be admitted to our aviation programs.
Our next Virtual Information Sessions will be in September.
We will post the link to the registration form in August.
Applications for New Students
Admission to our aviation programs is a multi-step, time-sensitive process. The College registration deadlines and information do not reflect the typical aviation program registration processes.
We will give you the registration information you need during our virtual information and orientation sessions.
Our Fall 2021 class is full.
The next application period will begin in September.
- Tuition: Tuition & Fees
- Books: $600 (approximate)
- Tools: $400–$1,200
If you take day classes, you can complete our A.A.S. program in 2 years.
- Days: Monday–Friday
- Hours: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
If you take night classes, you can complete our A.A.S. program in 3 years.
- Days: Monday–Thursday
- Hours: 5:30–11 p.m.
After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:
- Aircraft mechanic
- Aviation maintenance technician
- Airframe mechanic
- Powerplant mechanic
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Center of Excellence in Aviation, Transportation and Logistics at Alliance Airport
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Fort Worth, TX 76177
Aviation Maintenance Technology Program
Updated June 24, 2021