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    Career & Technical Education

    Aviation Maintenance

    Program Description

    Technician fixes a plane engine turbine

    Aviation maintenance encompasses the repair, inspection, modification, or complete overhaul of aircraft components. Aviation Maintenance Technicians ensure that aircraft comply with air worthiness regulations and are safe and functioning during flight. While in this program, students will gain valuable hands-on experience in an airport hangar on current engines and aircraft. Instructors will guide students through the FAA approved curriculum and hands-on training hours. Upon completion of the general skill competencies, students move to practical training where they will learn to repair and overhaul engines and perform required maintenance. This three-year program includes the technical skills, commitment to safety, the ability to follow procedures and document processes, and the 21st century essential skills required for a career in the aviation industry.


    Schools Offering Completer

    • CAT North

    Career Opportunities upon Program Completion

    • FAA A&P Mechanic ($57,400 - $101,150)
    • Aircraft Structure and Systems Assembler ($37,650 - $85,370)

    Career Opportunities with Additional Education and Training

    • Aviation Inspector ($34,420 - $98,660)
    • Avionics Technician ($74,980 - $100,480)
    • Aerospace Engineer ($78,190 - $172,490)

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