Get The Skills To Be An Aviation Maintenance Technician

Aviation & Powerplant Certificate and Degree Programs in Canton, Michigan

Airframe and Powerplant Technicians and Aviation Maintenance professionals enjoy being part of one of the world’s largest and most dynamic industries.

If you’re an analytical, logically-minded individual who enjoys working with your hands and you’re looking to get established in a technical career (without spending years in school) you owe it to yourself to take a few minutes to consider your potential in aviation.*

*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Become A Qualified Aviation Technician

The Aviation Programs from MIAT College of Technology provide the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a technical career.

This aviation technician training focuses on teaching students the advanced precision skills necessary to become FAA Certificated Airframe and Powerplant Technicians. Here are just a few of more than 40 precision technical skills MIAT College of Technology graduates master during their aviation maintenance training:

  • Gear systems and operation
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Composite structure fabrication
  • High performance piston and turbine engines
  • Hydraulics/pneumatics
  • Avionics and advanced electrical systems

There are a variety of aviation courses to choose from:

  • Airframe & Powerplant Technician Certificate Program – 20 Months
    Combine Airframe and Powerplant Technician training and increase your potential employment opportunitiesAviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) are prepared to pursue steady employment at major airports and private airfields across the country.
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Associate in Applied Science (AAS) – 24 Months
    By earning your Aviation Maintenance Technology AAS Degree, you open the door to more options and competitive advantages upon graduation and throughout your career. Plus, the degree only requires an additional 24 general education hours on top of the Airframe and Powerplant Technician diploma program.

Aviation mechanic employers consider advanced education credentials when promoting mechanics and technicians from within their organizations. Our school’s curriculum is developed with aviation maintenance employers who are members of our Program Advisory Committee, which means our courses are designed for the aviation maintenance industry.

Whichever aviation maintenance technician program you choose, you’ll get personal support and guidance from dedicated school instructors with years of experience working directly in the field. You’ll learn hands-on using real equipment you’ll encounter on the job.

College students from all over the U.S. come to our school’s campus in Michigan to put themselves at the forefront of the aviation industry, and MIAT College of Technology graduates feel confident and prepared to make a transition into the workplace after getting so much state-of-the-industry, practical aviation maintenance training.

Get Backed by Over 50 Years of Success

MIAT - Established 1969

Since 1969 MIAT College of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue careers in the skilled trades. After more than 50 years in career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with employers.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees. MIAT partners directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are looking for.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

We know aviation training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you can be proud of. At MIAT, we’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. From corporate contractors to international corporations, employers of all sizes have hired our graduates to work in specialized and high-demand careers. Alumni and students preparing to graduate have a number of resources at MIAT to help them jump start their new careers, including personalized advising, interview techniques, resume feedback and development, and access to a number of job fairs to give students the opportunity to network and make contacts in the field of their study.

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.*

*Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Awards vary due to specific conditions, criteria and state.

Is A Career In Aviation Right for You?
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If you’re interested in learning more about careers in aviation tech, and exploring whether this is the right career field for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

A knowledgeable MIAT Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any question you have, everything from program schedules to educational costs.

To speak to an Admissions Representative right away, give us a call at 734-423-2100.