Aviation Maintenance Technician

Aviation Maintenance Technician

If you like being around aircraft and are good working with your hands on highly technical machinery, consider a career in Aviation Maintenance. Aircraft technicians specialize in preventive maintenance and service work. Instruction features 45 subject areas, state-of-the-art equipment, including engine system components, aircraft hardware, aircraft scales, navigational and communication equipment, oxygen, pressurization, ice and rain control systems, hydraulic equipment, and much more.

Hands-on experience on piston, propeller aircraft, jet aircraft and rotorcraft is provided. Employment opportunities and job placements are excellent. Small commuter and regional airlines, FAA repair stations, independent repair shops, private companies who own planes for executive and cargo transportation, and general aviation all seek qualified and well-trained employees.


Program Cost Estimate: 2017-18

Aviation Maintenance Technician

Resident Tuition and Fees: $13992.50
Certification, Licensure, Exams, Physicals: $1,500
Program Specific Fees: $2,700
Tools: $300-$1000
Books: $500
Total: $19,173

Costs are based on resident tuition. Consult Lane's website for updated tuition and fees. International students should seek advice with the international office at Lane Community College for program costs.


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