Aviation Maintenance Technology
Do airplanes fascinate you? Do you have a natural aptitude for technology and mechanics? Would you feel good knowing that your work ensures the safe travel of hundreds of airline passengers every day? If so, look to OCC Career Advantage programs in Aviation Maintenance Technology to prepare you for high-paying, in-demand jobs as aircraft maintenance technician or avionics specialist. Earn a certificate or associate degree in Airframe, Powerplant, Avionics and/or Helicopter Theory and Maintenance. These programs prepare you for entry-level or higher positions in commercial airlines and private or corporate aviation. Certified aircraft mechanics and service technicians earn a median annual income of $64,979. The OCC Aviation Maintenance Technology program has helped launch careers in aviation maintenance for over 30 years, and our graduates have thriving careers in major and corporate airline companies across the state. Read on to learn how OCC can help propel you forward in this exciting career field.
A sampling of courses for these careers
General Maintenance Records
Airframe & Powerplant Instrument
General Blueprint Reading and Drafting
Airframe Hydraulics & Landing Gear
Powerplant Gas Turbine Engines
Did you know?
Projected employment for aviation maintenance technicians in California is expected to increase by 11 percent through 2024, faster than average, according to O*Net Online.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in aviation maintenance.
Build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field. Or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Other Programs That Might Interest You
Train to become a pilot through one of our certificate programs and explore other aspects of aviation
Complete a certificate of achievement or earn an associate degree to prepare for a career at sea.
Choose from six programs that prepare you to thrive in this high-tech field
Did you know?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.
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