What is Aviation Maintenance Technology?
Expertise in the inspection, repair, service and overhaul of aircraft and engines is the goal of this program certified by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA). Interpreting specifications from service and technical manuals, using testing procedures and equipment, diagnosing problems and making necessary repairs are the skills taught in aircraft maintenance. To work in the aircraft industry, the FAA must certify students completing this program.
What are my career choices?
|Aviation Maintenance Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Introduction to Aviation Electronics||$46,292|
|Airframe Maintenance Technician||$35,574|
|Power Plant Maintenance Technician||$35,574|
|Airframe and Power Plant Maintenance Technician||$35,574|
|Aviation Maintenance Technology||$35,574|
Students enrolled in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program must achieve a minimum grade of C in each AMT course. Computer literacy must be demonstrated either by competency exam or by completing a computer literacy course prior to admission to the AMT courses.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
- Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance
- Airframe Maintenance Tech
- Powerplant Maintenance Tech
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:
This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).
- Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance - Undergraduate certificate
- Airframe Maintenance Tech - Undergraduate certificate
- Powerplant Maintenance Tech - Undergraduate certificate