Saturday – December 07, 2019

Aviation Technician-Powerplant Diploma

Aviation Technician - Powerplant


MATC Aviation Center (422 East College Avenue), east 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 certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591;; FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School.

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: You can earn the Aviation Maintenance Technician – General certificate on your way to completing this technical diploma.

Program Code: 31-486-2

Start Date: October

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

Career Cluster: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

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