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Aviation Maintenance Technology

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster

Quick Facts

Summary

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.

Program Options

Degrees

Certificates

Level 1

Level 2

Special Requirement

Aviation Information Session / Tour

You must attend a mandatory Aviation Information Session / Tour to be admitted to our aviation programs.

2018–2019 Dates

  • Monday, November 26
  • Monday, January 28

Register for a Session

Aviation Information Session Sign-up

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2019

Fall 2018 new student registration for the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program is now closed.

Program applications will be considered for Spring 2019 admission. You must also attend the by-invitation-only orientation in November 2018.

More Details

Costs

  • Tuition: Tuition & Fees
  • Books: $600 (approximate)
  • Tools: $400–$1,200

Time Commitment

Day Classes

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.

Night Classes

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.

Careers

After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:

  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Aviation maintenance technician
  • Airframe mechanic
  • Powerplant mechanic

Projected Job Growth

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Contact

Northwest Campus

Center of Excellence in Aviation, Transportation and Logistics at Alliance Airport
2301 Horizon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Aviation Maintenance Technology Program
817-515-7100
aviation@tccd.edu

Updated October 15, 2018