Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance - 269

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
Take flight with hands-on training in our operational living lab (an airplane!)
Overview

Program Highlights

  • Combine theory and practice using state-of-the-art facilities at Mohawk’s Fennell and Stoney Creek campuses and aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul facilities at 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

    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.

    • 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

    View the Exceptions Calendar for start dates and semester break information.

    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. Although buses presently serve these routes, the hours are intermittent. Personal automobile transportation is recommended.

    In the News: Ornge donates helicopter to Mohawk

    Ontario's air ambulance service provider, Ornge donated this decommissioned Sikorsky S76-A helicopter to Mohawk College for use in the school's Aviation program streams.

    mohawk students in front of donated ornge helicopter

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    Program Length

    2 academic years (period of 35 weeks)

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    Program Coordinator

    Contact Mark for 1st & 2nd year questions.

    Tuition and Fees

    2017 - 2018 Domestic Tuition and Fees

      Semester 1 Semester 2
    Tuition Fees $2,339.55 $2,339.55
    Mandatory Ancillary Fees $686.50 $629.35
    Mandatory Program Fees $25.00 $0.00
    Co-op Fees N/A N/A
    Total 1st Year Fees $6,019.95

    Full Cost Breakdown

    2017 - 2018 International Tuition and Fees

      Semester 1 Semester 2
    Tuition Fees $9,342.93 $9,342.93
    International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
    Mandatory Program Fees $25.00 $0.00
    Co-op Fees N/A N/A
    Total 1st Year Fees $19,535.86

    Full Cost Breakdown

    If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

    Additional Information

    Admission

    Domestic and International student admission requirements

    • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
      • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
      • Grade 12 Mathematics, MAP4C ≥ 60%; or MCT4C; or any U or equivalent
      • Senior Physics is recommended
    • Aviation program applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform mathematical calculations at an OSSD level of Grade 12 and have an ability in listening, speaking, reading and writing in the English language at the Grade 12 level

    Option are available for mature applicants.

    Language Requirements for International Students:

    • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

    Required Student Attendance:

    • Student attendance will be documented by the applicable instructor in 1/4 hour increments.
    • Students missing more than 5% of any major subject area will not qualify for a certificate with a Transport Canada (TC) approval number.

    Access to Student Information

    Consent to release student information

    Students enrolled in an aviation program will be requested to sign a release form at program entry to allow auditing agencies (CAMC or Transport Canada) to access their academic records during the performance of an audit.

    Non-Consent

    Students who do not consent to the release of information will have their student information filed separately. Should auditors require access to this information the college will ensure all information which may permit identification of the student is blacked out.

    Don't have the necessary requirements?

    Career Opportunities

    Industries of Employment:

    • Aerospace
      • Aircraft Manufacturers
      • Engine Manufacturers
      • Landing Gear and other Components
    • Air Transport and Cargo Jets
    • Civil Aviation
    • Canadian Forces
    • Airlines
    • Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Organizations
    • Flight Training Schools and other aircraft operators

    Occupational Categories:

    • Aircraft Mechanics
    • Aircraft Inspectors

    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
    • For credit transfer options visit Pathways and Credit Transfer

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

    In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

    Additional Information

    Information for New Students

    Class Start Date and Parking:

    All 1st and 2nd year students start classes on Tuesday, August 21, 2017 at 9:00am in Room i109 at Fennell Campus. It is mandatory to attend as you will receive your timetable.

    Parking Passes for August 21, 2017 – May 19, 2018:
    (Fennell & Stoney Creek Campuses):
    Purchase your parking pass or car pool pass from the Parking Office located at the Fennell Campus, Room i130.

    Required Student Attendance

    Student attendance in the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance Diploma program will be documented by the applicable instructor in 1/4 hour increments. Student summary attendance records will be maintained for not less than five (5) years.

    Students missing more than 5% of any major subject area will not qualify for a certificate with a TC approval number.

    Required Travel Between Campuses & the Airport

    Students in the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Structures Diploma program will be required to travel between Mohawk College campuses (Main Campus on Fennell Ave, and Stoney Creek Campus on Barton Street) in Hamilton.

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

    Fennell Campus
    Aug 2018
    Open

    International Students