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Aviation Maintenance Technology

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 Requirements

When you start our Aviation Program, you must attend a mandatory Aviation Orientation Session before you register for classes.

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

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*NET OnLine

Gainful Employment Disclosures

 

Contact

Northwest Campus

Darrell Irby, Chair Aviation Maintenance Technology Department
817-515-7358
darrell.irby@tccd.edu

Summer Abney, Administrative Assistant for Aviation Maintenance Technology
817-515-7250
aviation@tccd.edu 

Updated September 18, 2017