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Aviation Technician – Aircraft Maintenance Diploma - 269

Program overview:
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for August 2016, Open for August 2017
SCHOOL: Engineering Technology
PROGRAM LENGTH: 2 academic years (periods of 8 months)
CAMPUS: Fennell Campus - Hamilton, Stoney Creek Campus - Hamilton, Hamilton International Airport - Hamilton
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Diploma
Campus August 2016 August 2017
269 - Fennell Campus - Hamilton, Hamilton International Airport & Stoney Creek Campus Open Open Open Open

Take flight with hands-on training in our operational living lab (an airplane!)

Hamilton International Airport canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance is a two-year Ontario College Diploma program.

  • Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace (CCAA) accredited courses. Transport Canada Approved Program
  • Prepare for Certification by Transport Canada as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer AME-M
  • Upon completion, this two year training program will take 18 months off the 48 months of practical work experience required for Transport Canada certification
Exceptions Calendar for start date and semester break information

Students will attend courses at several locations:

  • Fennell Campus
  • The STARRT Institute
  • Hamilton International Airport
  • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Program Highlights

This Transport Canada approved program provides theory and hands-on training to prepare students for certification by Transport Canada as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer AME-M.
  • Practice using state-of-the-art facilities at Mohawk’s Fennell and Stoney Creek campuses and the Hamilton International Airport
  • Inspect vintage aircraft to modern light aircraft, heavy jet transports and helicopters
  • Upon completion, this two year training program will provide up to 18 months credit towards the 48 months practical work experience required for certification

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Graduate Opportunities

Transport Canada Standard
Students meeting the minimum standards listed below will receive a certificate which recognizes Transport Canada approval of the program and exemption from writing Transport Canada Technical exams, plus 18 weeks of equivalent work experience:

  • Minimum grade of 70% in each course
  • Successful completion of all practical projects
  • 95% attendance record in each semester
  • Graduates may apply for advanced entry into 2nd year of the Structures Program, with successful completion of the Structures NDE Math Course

Double up on your education in a fraction of the time

Successful Aviation Technician graduates may then apply for direct entry into the 2nd year of the Aviation Structures Program.

Earn both Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Structures Diplomas... in only 3 years!

Required Travel

Students will be required to travel between Mohawk’s Fennell and Stoney Creek Campuses.

Students will also be required to travel to the Hamilton International Airport for instruction at the Mohawk College Aviation facility, the Canadian Warplane Heritage and other airport maintenance organizations. Although buses presently serve these routes, the hours are intermittent. Personal automobile transportation is recommended.

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