Aviation Maintenance Programs
Get the Skills to Be an FAA Certified Aviation Maintenance Technician
Aviation maintenance mechanics 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 maintenance.*
*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
Become A Qualified Aviation Maintenance Technician
The Aviation Maintenance programs from MIAT College of Technology provide the hands-on training, practical experience and aviation industry support it takes to pursue a technical career as an aviation maintenance technician.
This aviation mechanic training focuses on teaching college 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 learn during their aviation maintenance training:
- Gear systems and operation
- Sheet metal fabrication
- Composite structure fabrication
- High performance piston and turbine engines
- Avionics and advanced electrical systems
There are a two Aviation Maintenance programs to choose from:
- Aviation Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree – 24 Months
- By earning your Aviation Maintenance Technology AAS Degree, you learn the skills needed to be successful in your career.
- Airframe and Powerplant Technician Certificate Program – 20 Months
- FAA-approved Airframe and Powerplant Technician training courses provide the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pass the FAA exams to be licensed as an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT). Aviation Maintenance Technicians are prepared to pursue employment at major airports and private airfields across the country.
Aviation mechanic employers consider advanced education credentials when promoting aviation mechanics and technicians from within their organizations. Our school’s FAA-approved curriculum is developed with aviation maintenance employers who are members of our Program Advisory Committee, which means our college courses teach students they need to enter the aviation maintenance industry.
Whichever aviation maintenance 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 campuses in Michigan and Houston to put themselves at the forefront of the aviation industry! Click here if you’d like to learn more about the exciting potential of a career in aviation maintenance
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Michael Main, Manager of Service Product Engineering at Siemens speaks about his experience with graduates of MIAT and the collaboration with MIAT College of Technology to ensure the school’s curriculum is exceeding industry standards.
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Don’t get stuck in a career track that limits your employment options. Companies recognize that MIAT College of Technology graduates have acquired a variety of highly transferable skills.
Get Backed by Over 50 Years of Success
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 rewarding 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 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 to receive more information.
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