Aircraft Maintenance


Aircraft Maintenance Technicians are professionals who understand the nuts and bolts of flight. They work with complex systems and use their methodical approach to maintain high safety standards.  

As an Aircraft Maintenance Technician, you’ll greatly enjoy mixing your love of aviation with the satisfaction you get from doing careful and thorough work—every day.  

You’ll work alongside other aircraft trade professionals in a hangar or repair shop, or on an assembly line. As you inspect, maintain and repair different types of aircraft, you’ll quickly learn what makes each unique. 

What You'll Learn

  • How to interpret technical manuals, drawings and blueprints 
  • How to disassemble and reassemble aircraft 
  • How to remove and replace defective aircraft parts  
  • How to inspect aircraft and test aircraft systems  
  • How to document an aircraft’s maintenance history 

Key Job Skills

  • Critical thinking  
  • Aircraft maintenance and repairing 
  • Math and physics  
  • Aircraft systems (fuel, hydraulic, wing control) 
  • Structural materials and composites 
Work-Based Training
7200 HOURS
Salary Range Hourly
$17.25 — $45.00