Major: Aviation Maintenance Technology at Blue Ridge Community College


The Associate of Applied Science in Aviation Maintenance Technology is part of the Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician program at Blue Ridge Community College

The Aviation Maintenance Technology (Airframe and Powerplant) program provides students with a background to qualify for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mechanic?s certificate with both airframe and powerplant ratings, along with the general education skills to enhance their technical skills. Possible occupations for graduates include entry-level positions in the maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification of aircraft (following Federal Aviation Administration certification as mechanic with airframe and powerplant ratings). Students who earn the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology are additionally better qualified for positions in the industry as lead mechanics, shop foreman, and directors of maintenance.

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