Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Basic Training Northern lights College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Basic Training

Discpline: Aviation

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00 waived
Tuition Fee: $11,610.00

Dawson Creek Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep, 2024 Jul 1, 2024 closed

Program Description

Aircraft Maintenance Technician” means a person who performs inspections and troubleshooting of an aircraft, including airframe structures, engines and aircraft systems, disassembles and removes defective parts, assembles and installs replacement parts, interprets technical manuals, drawings and blueprints, tests aircraft systems, records problems and actions taken to rectify them, and maintains an accurate statement of the maintenance history of the aircraft. For detailed information on the scope of knowledge and skills taught and assessed in this program refer to the Program Outline, available on the ITA website. Pathways to Certification In BC, an individual can obtain a Certificate of Apprenticeship as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician by completing the required hours and recording a sponsor attestation. Apprenticeship programs are for individuals who have an employer to sponsor them. There is no challenge pathway for this program. Note: Licensing for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) “M” rating is separate from certification as an ITA Aircraft Maintenance Technician. AME licensing is issued by Transport Canada. There are no transferable credits between the two programs. Please visit for details. This program has Transport Canada accreditation for Basic M training.

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Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.