Aviation Maintenance Technician


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Program Overview

The Aviation Maintenance Technician program at WNCC, offered at the Sidney Campus, is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). For approximately 25% of what private aviation programs cost, our program will prepare you for entry-level positions in aviation maintenance. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the FAA examination for an Airframe and Powerplant license. The Aviation Maintenance program will prepare you for a variety of jobs, including railroad electrician and maintenance, wind turbines wind energy, service technician, automotive & diesel mechanic or NASCAR.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Occupational Studies in Aviation Maintenance
Certificate in Aviation Maintenance

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the median pay for Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians was $55,230 per year. Growth in jobs for this field for the decade 2012-2022 was projected to be 2%. (bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/aircraft-and-avionics-equipment-mechanics-and-technicians.htm)

Gainful Employment (GE) Program Disclosures
NOTE: applies only to diploma and certificates, not associate degrees

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 require institutions to report certain information to students who enroll in Title IV-eligible education programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE programs.
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