School of Professional Studies and Management

Aviation Maintenance Technology

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Vermont Technical College will join with Castleton University and Northern Vermont University to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023.

Visit to learn more about Aviation Maintenance Technology for fall 2023.

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Prepare to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain aircraft as a student in Vermont Tech’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Take courses toward your associate degree in electrical, fuel, and ignition systems at the Burlington Technical Center, located at the Burlington International Airport, and complete a campus-based residency semester at our Williston campus. This Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified program prepares you for A&P certification in a variety of sectors of aviation, including commercial, corporate, and general aviation.

A student with an Associate of Applied Science in Aviation Maintenance Technology will be
able to:

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to obtain an FAA Mechanic certificate with
    Airframe and Powerplant ratings
  2. Use critical thinking and decision-making skills along with FAA and industry-approved
    data to accurately troubleshoot, repair, and maintain aircraft
  3. Recognize and manage risk to ensure safety in the aviation maintenance environment
  4. Demonstrate the proper use of hand tools appropriate to the aviation maintenance
  5. Demonstrate the ability to document maintenance tasks in accordance with FAA

The minimum number of credits required for the degree is 66.

Curriculum Details