AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY
MORE THAN PILOT TRAINING
California Aeronautical University has a lot more to offer than just pilot training. Keeping a fleet of aircraft running like clockwork requires qualified professionals with the training, skill and passion for aviation maintenance technology.
Perhaps the most important field in aviation, aviation maintenance technicians are always in high demand. Can you see yourself on the team of technicians who keep the airway safe and have a knack for technical and mechanical details? Our aircraft maintenance program is designed to help you learn skills used in keeping fleets of planes running smoothly.
OUR AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
The courses in the combined Associate of Science in Aviation Maintenance Technology Degree and AMT Diploma are designed to provide the necessary educational opportunities through classroom and laboratory teaching for a person to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to enter the industry as an entry-level Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic. Graduates will be eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration examinations. Through our AMT Programs, you will learn how to maintain and repair aircraft engines, propellers, power train systems, hydraulic systems, radio communications equipment and much more.
Upon successful completion of the written exams, the graduate will be eligible to take the oral and practical examinations to complete the requirements for the FAA (A&P) Certificate. From there, the Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic may enter a number of employment areas, such as:
- General aviation
- Fixed-base operation
- Executive aircraft services
- Major airlines
- Aircraft contractors
- Modification operations
- Manufacturers as A&P mechanics and technicians
- Technical writers