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Aviation Maintenance Technician

Our Aviation Maintenance Technician Program can prepare you for a rewarding career in the aircraft-maintenance industry.

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Our next program info session for Aviation Maintenance Technician is September 23 at 3 p.m. in the South Hill Campus Lobby. Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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You can start the program fall or spring quarters.

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Aviation Maintenance Technician Degree: 8 quarters

Airframe Maintenance Technician Certificate: 5 quarters

Powerplant Technician Certificate: 5 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Graduates may find employment as aircraft mechanics. In Washington, median pay for aircraft mechanics is $56,100 per year.

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Career pathway

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net

What You'll Learn

You'll learn how to perform repairs on all types and sizes of private and commercial aircraft.

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Stories About Our Aviation Maintenance Program

Learning from the Experts

The longevity of the program and dedicated faculty make CPTC’s Aviation Maintenance Technician Program stand out.

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Hands-on History Lesson

A group of Aviation Maintenance Technician students help restore a WWII plane for an upcoming movie.

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Welcome to Our New International Students!

This quarter Clover Park Technical College welcomes its tenth group of aviation students from Civil Aviation Flight University of China.

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Degrees & Certificates

Within our Aviation Maintenance Program we offer an Aviation Maintenance Technician Degree and two specialty certificates.

Aviation Maintenance Technician Degree

Type: Degree

Avg. # of Quarters: 8

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Airframe Maintenance Technician Certificate

Type: Certificate

Avg. # of Quarters: 5

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Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate

Type: Certificate

Avg. # of Quarters: 5

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Meet the Instructors

Greg Doyon

​Greg Doyon has experience in Aviation Maintenance spanning more than 40 years. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He holds an Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic’s Certificate with an Inspector’s Authorization and is experienced in a wide range of aircraft, from antique-propeller and piston-engine aircraft to modern turbine-powered equipment.

Contact Greg
greg.doyon@cptc.edu
253-583-8915
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