Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance - 299

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
This program provides the foundational skills and knowledge to begin a successful career modifying, maintaining, and troubleshooting Aircraft Electronic Systems with an AME E licence.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • High graduation and employment rates.
  • State-of-the-art lab equipment and facilities.
  • Excellent reputation with Industry and Transport Canada.
  • Upon completion, this two-year training program will provide up to 18 months credit towards the 48 months practical work experience required for Transport Canada 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-E).

What you'll learn

  • Learn to troubleshoot and repair the latest avionics equipment including navigation and communication systems.
  • Learn using a Boeing 737NG virtual trainer and then do work on the real Boeing aircraft.
  • Become familiar with the rules and regulation that guide the aviation industry.
  • Prepare for Certification by Transport Canada as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME-E).

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.

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Admission

  • 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

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?

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

Experiential Learning

  • Hands on experience installing, modifying, and troubleshooting aircraft electrical systems using modern aircraft, tools, and test equipment.
  • Through practical hands-on laboratory experience using state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Spend over 770 hours in labs working on aircrafts and completing projects.
  • Experience interactive simulations.

Opportunities

Where you can go next

Your future career options

  • Aircraft Maintenance Avionics
  • Aviation Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Inspectors

Where you could work includes:

  • Airlines
  • Air Transport and Cargo Jets
  • Civil Aviation
  • Aerospace
    • Avionics Manufacturers
    • Aircraft Manufacturers
  • Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Organizations
  • Canadian Forces
  • Flight Training Schools and other Aircraft Operators

Opportunities for grads

  • Transport Canada Accredited program
  • AME Association of Canada

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

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:

Orientation for new students will be held on Monday, August 19, with classes starting on Tuesday, August 20. Returning students start classes on Monday, August 19. It is mandatory to attend as you will receive your timetable.

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.

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Domestic Canadian Students

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