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How Long Does It Take to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

Working on aircraft is a lifelong dream for many. Whether you are settling under a light aircraft or helicopter, it can be an exhilarating experience, one that always brings an exciting and welcomed challenge. For problem-solvers and tinkerers who want to work with their hands outside of an office, becoming an aircraft mechanic is a fantastic career path. The best part? You can complete your entire aircraft mechanic training in as little as two years,

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Exciting Times for MIAT Houston Campus: Supporting Great People, Great Programs, Great Causes!

By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus President It is hard to believe that we have less than 90 days remaining in 2021.  This Summer and Fall  have been especially exciting and productive for faculty, staff, students, and recent graduates of our Houston Campus – and we plan to finish the year on a high note. In fact, we are anticipating that student enrollment by year-end will be the highest in our 10-year

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What Do You Learn During an HVAC Technician Program?

Interested in becoming an HVAC technician but want to know more about the curriculum of an HVAC diploma program? One of the best ways to prepare for a career as an HVAC technician is to complete an HVACR Technician program at MIAT College of Technology. We are ready to prepare you with an HVACR technician program that can be completed in as little as 9 months, attending full-time. So, what do you learn during an

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How Long Is NDT Technician Training?

In a variety of industries, routine inspections are mandatory to protect human lives and prevent equipment breakdowns and malfunctions. To perform these inspections, technicians use non-destructive testing. Non-destructive testing (NDT) is an array of analysis techniques designed to assist and guide non-destructive inspection processes. NDT technicians range from Level I through III and work in fields such as aviation, aerospace, oil & gas, transportation, manufacturing, and nuclear management. As a versatile skill set, NDT technicians

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Will Welding Jobs Ever Become Obsolete?

Welding is a craft that dates back to the early 1800s. The boom of hardware and technology evolved the traditional blacksmithing profession into welding, which became the new standard thanks to the Industrial Revolution. Such a job might seem outdated in our modern world, but that couldn\’t be further from the truth. Welding will continue to be in demand and filled with dynamic and exciting career opportunities. You can take a welding certificate or diploma

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How to Become a Robotics and Automation Technician

Few things still sound as futuristic today as a robot. Even in our hyper-connected society, technology is still human-centric. People may even be skeptical about robots working seamlessly alongside us, performing tasks that were once thought only capable to be performed by humans. What if you could have a career working hands-on with robotic technology every day? Modern robotic technology makes life easier and automates processes that improve human productivity and minimize errors. As a

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How Long Does It Take to Become a Wind Turbine Technician?

Wind turbines are at the forefront of America’s energy improvement. Wind energy is highly accessible and one of the most rapidly growing forms of energy conservation technology used today. Wind turbine technicians, also called wind techs, are the professionals who maintain these massive structures. With an expected job growth rate of 61 percent from 2019 to 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s a great consideration for anyone looking for a fast-growing, stable

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Thankful to Students, Faculty, Staff, and Many Other Supporters For Contributing to The Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Selection

By John Willis, MIAT  College of Technology Houston Campus President Early last week, I received some news that truly left me speechless and humbled: I learned that I was selected by The Houston Business Journal and its panel of judges as a “Most Admired CEO.”  I was nominated by Laura Pennino for the 2021 Most Admired CEOs of the greater Houston area.  Some of you know Laura. She serves as our Public Relations consultant for the Houston

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Thankful to Students, Faculty, Staff, and Many Other Supporters For Contributing to The Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Selection?

By John Willis, MIAT  College of Technology Houston Campus President Early last week, I received some news that truly left me speechless and humbled: I learned that I was selected by The Houston Business Journal and its panel of judges as a “Most Admired CEO.”  I was nominated by Laura Pennino for the 2021 Most Admired CEOs of the greater Houston area.  Some of you know Laura. She serves as our Public Relations consultant for the Houston

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Is an Aircraft Mechanic a Good Job?

Considering becoming an aircraft mechanic? A fascination with aircraft and love of intricate problem-solving could put you on the path toward becoming a certified aircraft mechanic. Since the first airplane was invented in 1903, people have been amazed by the incredible feat of machinery and engineering. In the last century, planes have become some of the most complex and powerful forms of transportation available. There are many careers in aviation beyond piloting, and an aircraft

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