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 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 the perfect fit for you.
How Long It Takes:
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
Graduates may find employment as aircraft mechanics.
In Washington, median pay for aircraft mechanics is $65,000 per year.
This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net.
Aviation Maintenance Technician Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Aviation Maintenance Technician degree, students will:
- Develop and apply skills necessary for employment as defined by specific industry needs.
- Meet & Exceed FAA requirements for testing for A&P Mechanic certificates.
- Develop the skills and knowledge to successfully pass the FAA written exams.
- Become competent in the skills, knowledge, and techniques necessary to successfully pass FAA oral and practical exams for certification.
- Employ expanded Rotary Wing maintenance training as an integral part of AMT program.
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.