Thursday – October 20, 2016

Aviation Technician-Powerplant Diploma

Aviation Technician - Powerplant


MATC Aviation Center (422 East College Avenue), north of the Oak Creek Campus


This specialized training program concentrates on aircraft engine and propeller systems. Completion requires 750 class hours plus a General Component sequence. You must have high mechanical aptitude, and the ability to remain organized and meticulous under deadline pressure.
This program is governed by the Federal Aviation Administration; a companion diploma program in Airframe maintenance is also offered.

Career Outlook: Aircraft propulsion mechanics remain in high demand and work for airlines, corporations and commuter lines. Completing both the Powerplant and Airframe Aviation Technician technical diplomas boost earnings considerably. 

Career Pathway: A certificate program is under development and planned to debut in 2016-17 as part of this Career Pathway. Contact your advisor for details. 

Program Code: 31-402-3 

Start Dates: August/January 

Special Admission Requirements: Completion of the General Component (eight first-semester classes) or instructor approval; background in mathematics and physical sciences recommended.

Detailed Program Information

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements (link)
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