Aviation Technology

A unique training program that meets a critical need for highly skilled technicians.

A Program Designed for You – Fully FAA Certified!

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program will prepare students for FAA Certification, and lay the foundation for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Maintenance, and transfer into a variety of four-year programs.

It's specifically designed for the:

  • Working Adult seeking a new career path
  • Aviation employee seeking certification
  • Active military/reservist seeking FAA Certification
  • Veteran seeking to use education benefits
  • Dual Enrolled high school student already preparing for a lucrative career in aviation maintenance
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Miles Tranchina
Student Retention Specialist

Special Announcement: To kick off our amazing Aviation Maintenance Technology program … Cape Cod Community College has committed to use a portion of the $300K of grant monies donated by M.I.T. and NASA to pay for the General Modules I &; II for the September 2016 and January 2017 class starts.

Please contact our Student Retention Specialist, Miles Tranchina, as soon as possible for more information about:

  • Opportunities in the field of aviation
  • A Tour of our State-of-the-Art Facility
  • Details on the 12-month accelerated program
  • A.A.S. Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • How to enroll!

Miles Tranchina
Student Retention Specialist
246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth, MA (Gate 6)

Career Opportunities. In a word, fantastic!

This unique airplane maintenance training program meets a critical need for highly skilled technicians in airframe and power plant repair and certification.

To meet this tremendous growth, the 2015 Boeing Pilot and Technical Outlook forecasts that between now and 2034, the aviation industry will need to supply more than … 609,000 maintenance technicians. Boeing Corporation, Long-Term Market Outlook 2015–2034

For additional information: www.boeing.com/commercial/market/long-term-market/pilot-and-technician-outlook

National, regional, and local airlines including Jet Blue, Cape Air, and the U.S. Coast Guard are providing strong support, and are waiting for graduates to start filling critical needs in numerous sectors of the aviation industry where major shortages of highly skilled technicians exist now, and are expected to continue for many years to come.

Learn more!

Upcoming Information Sessions

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Aviation Maintenance Technology Information Sessions are strongly recommended for all applicants to the this program. The Director of Admissions and the Program Coordinator will share up-to-date information about the program and answer questions about the curriculum and the admissions process.

  • No sessions currently scheduled

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Financial Resources are Available

Student working on an engine

Financial Aid is available and everyone is encouraged to look into the many options that are offered to help pay for aviation maintenance training at CCCC. Through Fellowship funding by NASA, Federal Grants, and Aviation Scholarships, hundreds of thousands of dollars are available each year to qualified participants. For more information:

Miles Tranchina, Student Retention Specialist

See also: Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Scholarship Opportunities

Aviation Technology Certificates & Degree Program

Student repairing an airplane engine

Aviation Maintenance Technology Certificates

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program provides you with knowledge and skills necessary for a career working on aviation systems and aircraft throughout the United States. Highly qualified instructors help prepare students for the FAA airframe and powerplant exam leading to certification in General Airframe and Powerplant maintenance. Instruction includes both theory and hands-on practical projects.

Airframe Certificate – Course of StudyPDF document, Powerplant Certificate – Course of StudyPDF document

Want to move fast? This full-time 12 month accelerated program is one of the quickest in the United States.

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Aviation Maintenance Technology Degree Program

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Aviation Maintenance builds on the General Airframe and Powerplant maintenance certification program or the experience of practicing aircraft technicians. Students combine certification courses with general academic credit courses to earn their AAS Degree.

Associate in Applied Science – Course of StudyPDF document

Interested in aviation management? Transfer agreements make it easy to move on to a Bachelor's or higher degree.

Want to Learn More?

For more information about the Aviation Technology program, financial aid, or transfer opportunities, please contact our Student Retention Specialist:

Miles Tranchina
Cape Cod Community College
246 South Meadow Road (Gate 6)
Plymouth, MA 02360

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Plymouth Airport
246 South Meadow Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Gate 6, Building S3–H1 & H2

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program at CCCC is funded in part by two federal awards, a $2,471,478 grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, Grant # TC-26463-14-60-A-25 and a $897,935 grant awarded by National Science Foundation, Grant # 1501594, and by a $1,950,000 Massachusetts State Appropriation, # 7504-0102. This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.