Why Choose the Aviation Maintenance Technician Program?
Airliners, business jets, helicopters, general aviation aircraft and more ... there are so many different fascinating varieties of aircraft! The Pacific Northwest boasts a tremendous heritage of aviation, and that continues to grow today. There is a great - and growing - need for qualified aviation maintenance technicians.
Employers look for basic skills in aircraft structures, systems, troubleshooting, regulations, teamwork and personal accountability. These are the foundation of our Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) curriculum, taught by award-winning instructors at our state-of-the-art South Hill Campus. Our AMT students average among the highest pass rates in the nation for FAA certification.
If you're fascinated by the mechanics of aviation, this program and career path might be for you.
Our Aviation Maintenance Technician Program can prepare you for a rewarding career in the aircraft maintenance industry. You'll learn how to perform repairs on all types and sizes of private and commercial aircraft.
How Long It Takes:
Aviation Maintenance Technician AAT & AAS-T Degree: 8 quarters
Airframe Maintenance Technician Certificate: 5 quarters
Powerplant Technician Certificate: 5 quarters
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
Aviation Maintenance Technician
Aviation Maintenance Technician Career & Wage Details
This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at www.careeronestop.org.
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Meet Your Instructors
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.
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Aviation Maintenance Technician Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
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STORIES ABOUT THE AVIATION MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
Clover Park Technical College is honored to announce Aviation Maintenance Technical program students Brandon Lee and Fawzy Youssef as our 2021 All-Washington Academic Team members.
With two programs under his belt at Clover Park Technical College, alumnus Josh Myron is blazing forward with continued higher education and career advancement.
John Schell has been a longtime fixture at Clover Park Technical College. Even to this day, he is a regular visitor to the South Hill campus, where he watches the planes take off and land on the tarmac. Schell spent his early years as a pilot and mechanic rooted at Clover Park.