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Airframe and Powerplant Technology

​​​​​​Aviation Maintenance Technician Training at Orange Coast College
Orange Coast College's Aviation Maintenance program has been providing the aerospace industry with well trained certificated technicians for over thirty​​ years. Students must complete the required courses for the specific program in which they are enrolled to qualify for that program’s Certificate of Achievement. The curriculum was developed by educators and industry representatives to ensure that course offerings accurately reflect current industry standards.
Airframe & Powerplant
This program provides students with the technical skills and systems analysis necessary for entry-level positions as Airframe and Powerplant Certificated Mechanics in the aviation industry, such as airframe inspection, powerplant inspection, maintenance, and return-to-flight status of all types of U.S. Certificated aircraft.
Trained technicians are also successful in related fields of aircraft manufacturing, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, sheet metal, quality control, civil and military defense. Additionally, students who have followed this program may earn an engineering degree at any one of several four-year institutions.