Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic Career Facts
Beginning Fall 2013 Semester, the Aviation Maintenance Program will be relocating to LCC's Mason Jewett Field Hangar. This move will affect all Aviation Maintenance faculty, staff and students majoring in any Aviation Maintenance program.
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What is an Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic?
Aviation Maintenance Mechanics are trained to keep aircraft in peak operating condition by performing planned maintenance, troubleshooting problems, making repairs and completing inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). All Aviation Maintenance Technicians are licensed with the FAA to perform airframe (structural) and Powerplant (engine) maintenance on all airplanes.
LCC offers the following Degrees and Certificates in Aviation Maintenance:
- Airframe Maintenance Technology Associate Degree
- Powerplant Maintenance Technology Associate Degree
- Basic (General) Aviation Technologies Certificate of Achievement
- Airframe Maintenance Technology Certificate of Completion
- Powerplant Maintenance Technology Certificate of Achievement
Why choose LCC?
Lansing Community College designated as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-Certificated Part 147 Aviation Maintenance School. Upon completion of our two-year program, you will attain the required training necessary to take the FAA Knowledge Examinations and Oral/Practical Examinations for licensing by the FAA. In addition, Lansing Community College has an articulation agreement with Western Michigan University whereby you can use your LCC Aviation Maintenance credits towards a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance at WMU. WMU has a dedicated curriculum to this particular educational path.
Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) are in high demand throughout the aviation industry. Graduates of the LCC Aviation Maintenance Program move from the classroom directly into good paying jobs within the aviation industry. Our program provides the successful student with three completion certificates and two associate degrees in aviation maintenance technology. Additionally, we prepare our students to secure the federal airframe and powerplant certificates, necessary to be able to work on aircraft and get those good paying jobs. The outlook for LCC Aviation Program graduates is bright with salaries ranging from $43,000 to $74,000. Demand in this field is expected to increase by 18% in the next twelve years, and a federal airframe and powerplant license is a ticket to a job within the aviation industry at hundreds of locations throughout the country. Whether you choose to work on Pipers and Cessnas, or the latest airliners from Boeing and Airbus, let us get you into the exciting field of aviation maintenance right here at Lansing Community College.
For specific information about the LCC Aviation Maintenance Program, or to discuss your future in Aviation Maintenance, please fill out the form below or contact us today at (517) 483-1406 or aircraftTech@lcc.edu.
Transportation Maintenance Technologies
West Campus, Room M103
Phone: (517) 267-6406
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