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Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Mechanic Certification

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 1, 2024
End Date: June 15, 2025
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8am-5pm

Explore a thrilling career in aviation by joining our two-year program designed for those with a passion for hands-on work and complex problem-solving. The aviation industry is experiencing an unprecedented demand for qualified aircraft mechanics, and our program is highly sought after by recruiters looking to hire our skilled graduates.

Our unique curriculum combines technical expertise with a multidisciplinary approach, teaching not only how aircraft function but also how to troubleshoot, inspect, and maintain them. Students engage in an immersive learning experience attending classes 8 hours a day, 5 days a week for two academic years. The prerequisite course, Secondary Aviation and Aerospace Technology (FAA General), covers 490 hours within one academic year, providing a solid foundation in essential subjects from math and physics to aviation-specific topics like corrosion control, aircraft hardware, and FAA rules.

The Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certification program, intended for those pursuing their FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic certification, offers in-depth, hands-on training. From aircraft assembly and rigging to sheet metal fabrication, avionics, and engine maintenance, students gain practical experience in our hangar working on a diverse fleet of airplanes and helicopters.

Funding opportunities through VSAC and the Department of Labor make tuition accessible. After completing the program, graduates can further their education through our articulation agreement with Vermont State University. Applications open in January and close in March, so seize the chance to embark on an exciting aviation career – space is limited, and requirements apply. Find out more today!

Tuition: $14,000* cost is variable depending on student's need for required tools and equipment. Tuition assistance available via VSAC
Certifications Offered: Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic certification