Aviation Technician

As eager and logically-minded people, Airframe and Powerplant Technicians enjoy being part of one of the world’s largest and most dynamic industries. One reason students from all over the U.S. come to our Michigan campus to start their career is to place themselves at the forefront of the field as it takes off.

Due to the hands-on training and variety of technical skills obtained with training at MIAT, graduates are able to choose from a wide-range of entry-level employment opportunities in both aviation and other technical career fields.

Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) can find steady employment at major airports and private airfields across the country. Our aviation training focuses on teaching students the advanced precision skills necessary to become FAA Certificated Airframe and Powerplant Technicians. With the strong foundations that we provide, our graduates are ready to start their exciting careers immediately.

Don’t get stuck in a career track that limits your employment options. Companies recognize that MIAT graduates have acquired a variety of highly transferable skills. In today’s economy, having skills that are in high demand and can be applied to other industries is the key to long-term career growth and earning potential.

Imagine the choices you’ll have by obtaining this level of technical proficiency!

Here are just a few of more than 40 precision technical skills MIAT graduates master during their training:

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

To learn about how to earn a degree in Aviation by adding only a few short months of education, click here.

learn more about the following topics:

Aviation Technology Programs at MIAT
Getting Your Airframe & Powerplant License
Becoming an Aviation Maintenance Technician
Aviation Maintenance Toolbox
Aviation Maintenance Safety Tips
Pursuing an Aviation Maintenance Degree