What is Aviation Maintenance Technology?
Expertise in the inspection, repair, service and overhaul of aircraft and engines is the goal of this program to be 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.
This program is scheduled to begin the Spring semester of 2023 pending required approvals by the FAA and SACSCOC. Initial approval has been granted by the KY Council on Postsecondary Education and Kentucky Community and Technical College Board of Regents.
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?
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology
- Diploma in Airframe and Power Plant Maintenance Technician
Certificate - Airframe Maintenance Technician
Certificate - Power Plant Maintenance Technician
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.
Spring 2023 Enrollment Update
Potential Applicants interested in enrolling into Aviation Maintenance Technology are encouraged to consider any of the following courses. These choices will help students develop technical and academic skills for success in Aviation Maintenance Technology.
- General Education courses (See Academic Program Plan).
- A TIG Welding certification course.
- A Basic Electricity course.
- A drawing or Blueprint reading course.
Applicants Seeking Enrollment
May contact Dana Calland by emailing email@example.com with any questions about the program.