Aviation Maintenance Technician - General Cert (amt-G)

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Program Information

  • Location: Oak Creek Campus
  • Pathway: Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation
  • Program Code: N/A
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Start Dates: August

About the Aviation Maintenance Technician - General Cert (AMT-G)

FAA Certified


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

Complete this certificate certified by the Federal Aviation Administration and you will be prepared for entry-level work as a line service technician assisting certified aircraft mechanics and structural assemblers, or you could work in airfield ground support positions.

The courses in this certificate also are required to pursue the Aviation Technician technical diplomas.

After earning this certificate, you can apply your credits toward completing the Aviation Technician – Airframe  and Aviation Technician – Powerplant  technical diplomas.

Related Programs

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Aviation Technician - Airframe

Get qualified to maintain aircraft electrical, instrument and power control systems. Program is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. A companion technical diploma program in powerplant maintenance also is offered.

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Aviation Technician - Powerplant

This specialized, high-demand training program concentrates on aircraft engine and propeller systems. Program is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. A companion technical diploma program in airframe maintenance also is offered.

Detailed Program Information

2021-22 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
AVITEC-323 Aircraft Ground Operation and Servicing 3
AVITEC-380 Basic Physics 1
AVITEC-381 Basic Electricity 3
AVITEC-382 Aircraft Materials and Their Inspection 3
AVITEC-383 Aircraft Maintenance Publications, Records and Mechanics Regulations 1
AVITEC-393 Mathematics for Aviation Technicians 2
ENG-340 Workplace Communication 2

Curriculum requirements are subject to change.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificate's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times and locations, visit the full course catalog (link).

Already a student? You can visit Self-Service (link) and choose Student Planning to register for classes.

2021-2022 Program Card

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
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Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Career Outlook

The certificate prepares you for entry-level work as a line service technician, or you could work in airfield ground support positions.

FAA Certified Aviation Maintenance Technician – General

Aircraft Airframe Technician Assistant
Aircraft Powerplant Technician Assistant
Aircraft Environmental Systems Technician Assistant
Aircraft Hydraulic System Technician Assistant
Aircraft Electrical System Technician Assistant
Aircraft Sheet Metal and Composite Structures Technician Assistant
Aircraft Component Overhaul Technician Assistant
Aircraft Ground Support Technician
Aircraft Parts and Inventory Clerk
Aircraft Painter 


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This program is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration Headquarters, 
800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; www.faa.gov
FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) CFR (Code of Federal
Regulations) Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School.


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Last updated: 08/30/2021