Aviation Maintenance Technology | JCTC

Aviation Maintenance Technology


Reach new heights with FAA-certified training in the inspection, repair, service and overhaul of aircraft and engines.

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Applicants seeking enrollment

  • Must attend a Preadmission Conference scheduled in the semester prior to their enrolling semester. 
  • The application period for Spring 2021 enrollment has ended.  Applicants for enrollment into the Aviation Maintenance Program are encouraged to schedule and advising meeting on the first and third Friday of each month from October through December of the current semester to plan their application submission during the Spring 2021 cycle.  The advising meetings will be hosted via Teams, Zoom, or by phone.

  • Applicants are advised to enroll into General Education courses for Spring 2021 to build points in the AMT Selective Admissions process.

Preadmission Conference dates are available:  

  • Friday, March 5, 2021

Contact Dallas King by email to be scheduled for one of the events.

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?

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 five semesters or two and a half 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.

Selective Admissions Information

For Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act Accountability Measures, females enrolled in the Aviation Maintenance program are considered non-traditional enrollees

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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).


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Dallas King

Program Coordinator