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Career Area: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-486-2
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Aviation Technician - Powerplant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Electrical System Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Component Overhaul Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Test Cell Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Line Maintenance Technician

Aviation Technician - Powerplant Programs

This specialized, high-demand training program concentrates on aircraft engine and propeller systems. Program is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. (A companion technical diploma program in airframe maintenance also is offered.)

Aircraft propulsion mechanics remain in high demand.

You can earn the Aviation Maintenance Technician – General certificate on the way to completing this technical diploma.

Additional program details: You are required to attend a minimum of 400 hours of the General Aviation Technician component (offered each fall semester) prior to enrolling in either technical diploma program.

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade-point average in the general component to be eligible for the Airframe and Powerplant programs. To successfully complete either the Airframe or Powerplant program, you must attend 750 hours of the respective section, and you are required to pay for any missed class time.

A background in mathematics and the physical sciences is recommended. Keys to your success will be a high mechanical aptitude, the ability to pay attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently under stress.

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