Aviation Maintenance Technology concentrates on aircraft airframe and powerplant maintenance to prepare the student to test for certification as a Federal Aviation Administration airframe and powerplant mechanic. Students receive hands-on training in modern and well-equipped facilities. More than 20 aircraft, including a Boeing 727s, two DC-9's, a Sabreliner, twin-engine turbo prop Mitsubishi MU-2, a Bell 206 turbine-powered helicopter, as well as Piper, Cessna, and Beechcraft piston-powered aircraft are used in the student's training.
After completing this degree, students can then transfer to a four-year institution to complete their Bachelors Degree requirements. NCTC has articulation agreements with a number of area institutions including the University of North Dakota, St. Cloud State University, Metropoitan State University, Minnesota State University-Mankato, and Winona State University.
Northland has a first rate placement record. Numerous companies contact Northland to recruit graduates for jobs. Some of those companies include:
Most aviation employers offer competitive compensation packages including medical, dental and life insurance, retirement plans, paid holidays, vacations, sick leave, & flight benefits.
According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as an Aviation Maintenance Tech in the state of Minnesota is $26.72 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately -6.4%, a shrinking career.
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View semester order by campus: Thief River Falls
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|AVIA 1001||Aviation Math||0.75|
|AVIA 1002||Aircraft Physics||0.75|
|AVIA 1003||Maintenance Publication||1.5|
|AVIA 1004||Operations & Service||1.5|
|AVIA 1005||Forms & Records||1.5|
|AVIA 1006||Corrosion Control||1.5|
|AVIA 1007||Aircraft Drawings||1.5|
|AVIA 1008||Weight & Balance||1.5|
|AVIA 1009||Materials & Procecesses||1.5|
|AVIA 1010||Fluid Lines||1.5|
|AVIA 1011||Basic Electricity||5|
|AVIA 1120||Airframe Inspection||3|
|AVIA 2001||Aircraft Elec Systems||2|
|AVIA 2002||Aircraft Wood Struct||1.5|
|AVIA 2003||Aircraft Covering||1.25|
|AVIA 2004||Aircraft Finishes||1.25|
|AVIA 2005||Non-Metallic Struct||1.25|
|AVIA 2006||Sheet Metal Struct||5|
|AVIA 2007||Aviation Welding||1.25|
|AVIA 2008||Assembly & Rigging||2|
|AVIA 2009||Hydraulic & Pneumatics||1.5|
|AVIA 2010||Landing Gear||1.5|
|AVIA 2011||Position & Warning Sys||1.5|
|AVIA 2012||Cabin Atmosphere||1.5|
|AVIA 2013||Aircraft Instruments||1.5|
|AVIA 2201||Reciprocating Theory/Main||7|
|AVIA 2203||Turbine Eng Theory/Maint||7|
|AVIA 2205||Ign/Fuel Metering/Pwrplt||8|
|AVIA 2207||Propellers/Pwrplt Inspec||5|
|AVIA 2223||Fire/Fuel/Instr Systems||4|
|AVIA 2225||Electric Troubleshooting||8|
|CRLT 2103||Job Seeking/Keeping||1|
|ENGL 1111||Composition I||3|
|ENGL 1112||Composition II||3|
|G5: History/Social Elec||3|
|G6: Human/Fine Arts Elec||3|
|G3:Natural Sci or G4:Math||3|
Students achieving assessment scores below the established minimums must register and successfully complete (with a grade of C or better) the required developmental courses in order to meet graduation requirements. English course requirements are listed in the curriculum summary. Arithmetic assessment scores must be greater than or equal to 230 or students must complete MATH 0080 or a higher level course.
Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Whether you're looking for a stepping stone to a four-year degree, hands-on training to jump start your career, or something in between - you'll find it at Northland.
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