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Top Diploma Programs in Aircraft Maintenance

A diploma is often awarded by community or technical schools, and demonstrates that a student has completed required courses. Diplomas can lead to employment in specialized fields.

What is a diploma in aircraft maintenance? Aircraft maintenance is a highly specialized and technological field. A course in aircraft maintenance could cover a number of topics related to the engineering, mechanics, upkeep or building of an aircraft. Some course topics that could be included when earning a diploma in aircraft maintenance are aircraft electrical and wiring systems, aircraft welding, landing gear and aircraft assembly. Some courses may have titles like avionics system maintenance and integration, aerodynamics, chemistry or physics.

Technology changes rapidly and so does the skills and knowledge needed to maintain the new technology. A diploma in aircraft maintenance will help individuals remain up-to-date with current technology, making them a more desirable employee and increasing their opportunities for advancement.

A diploma in aircraft maintenance will have different costs depending on the type of school attended, where the school is located and how long a student takes to complete the program. Contact each program of interest to find specific information on diploma costs.

Aircraft maintenance is a highly specialized field, but there are number of employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors. National and local government, hospitals, airports, aircraft manufacturers and private individuals may all be in need of those with this diploma. The variety of technology and machines increases the differences in potential jobs. Some career options include aircraft repairer, lead service technician, aircraft business owner or authorized aircraft inspector. Some career paths may require further formal study in topics like aerospace electronics or information technology for advancement.

Applying for a diploma in aircraft maintenance is easy with online applications. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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4 Results in Aircraft Maintenance

Riga Aeronautical Institute

Specialist receives knowledge on the basics of electronic equipment functioning, digital equipment, data processing, transfer and display, IT technologies, airport radio- ... [+]

Degree: Higher professional education program of the first level

Qualification: Electronic equipment specialist

Training duration: 2,5 - 3 years

Knowledge and skills: Specialist receives knowledge on the basics of electronic equipment functioning, digital equipment, data processing, transfer and display, IT technologies, airport radio-electronic systems. He also obtains skills for the equipment operation and technical maintenance; comprehension of functional, wiring and assembly diagrams and diagram elements; fault detection, testing, repair and tuning of the equipment; conduct of prophylaxis and scheduled tasks.

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Latvia Riga
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Russian
Full-time
30 - 36 months
Campus
Fanshawe College

The electronic communication and navigation system is the heart of all aircraft. They are vital to the safety and success of all flights, no matter the journey or destina ... [+]

Overview

The electronic communication and navigation system is the heart of all aircraft. They are vital to the safety and success of all flights, no matter the journey or destination. Specializing in repairing and maintaining these systems is a vital piece of the aviation industry that produces rewarding and in-demand careers.

With the Transport Canada approved Aviation Technician – Avionics Maintenance program, you'll learn to become a vital and specialized member of the aviation team. You'll learn about all aspects of aircraft avionics systems used in general aviation, corporate, charter transport category aircraft, and helicopters. Along with developing cutting-edge computer and electronic systems skills, you'll also study aerodynamics, safety and flight control systems. As well, with aircraft constantly evolving and improving, you'll have opportunities to adapt and upgrade your skills and you progress through the program, embarking on a life-long learning journey.... [-]

Canada London
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Sault College

In partnership with Fanshawe College, this program is offered at the London International Airport in London, ON. ... [+]

Aircraft Structural Repair Technician (4067) 1 Year - 2 Semesters Ontario College Certificate

Program Overview

In partnership with Fanshawe College, this program is offered at the London International Airport in London, ON.

This is an award winning Transport Canada accredited program (10 months) #TC - 2007-09-4093. Delivered in London, Ontario, the Aircraft Structural Repair program is on the leading edge of aircraft maintenance. As a student, you will gain the expertise, knowledge and understanding of both aircraft structural repair and manufacturing techniques that will help you succeed in the field through extensive hands-on training. Practical experience will be gained by completing 45 to 60 interesting projects that cover everything from aircraft fuselages and control surfaces to wings, composite panels, plastics and sealing procedures. ... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Centennial College

If you are more interested in the plane than the trip, the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance program is for you. It will give you the opportunity to master mecha ... [+]

If you are more interested in the plane than the trip, the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance program is for you. It will give you the opportunity to master mechanical, electrical, electronic and other science skills related to aircraft maintenance. A large portion of this School of Transportation offering will emphasize aviation maintenance practices, procedures and Canadian aviation regulation requirements through hands-on practice. Once you complete your aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance training, you will be prepared to work as an aircraft maintenance technician. The role will require you to work with a wide range of the aviation and aerospace sectors to keep aircraft safe and airworthy. Known as Option M, the Aircraft Maintenance program will place an emphasis on the repair of electrical and mechanical systems within aircraft. As such, you will study:... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus