Okanagan College

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

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Program Information

School:Okanagan College
Faculty:Trades and Apprenticeships
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:This 72-week (approximately 17 months) co-operative program is designed to take a student with little or no previous experience in the aircraft maintenance trade and supply him/her with the necessary skills to seek employment in that industry as an apprentice maintenance engineer. The curriculum follows Transport Canada's guidelines and upon successful completion of the program, Transport Canada will grant graduates eighteen months of experience credits toward the 48-month experience requirement for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license. Apprenticeship technical training credit for level one through four will be granted upon successful completion of this program.
URL:Aircraft Maintenance Engineer at Okanagan College
Length:72 Week(s)
Careers:Aircraft InspectorsContractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

Senior secondary graduation or mature student status. A minimum 65% (C+) in both Mathematics 11 and Physics 11 and a passing grade in the ABLE form E exam. A recent medical examination which indicates the following: physically and mentally fit, good vision, no serious allergies to petroleum products, is able to maintain balance while climbing ladders and work stands, is capable of standing on a concrete floor for long periods of time.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Completion of application package and an interview with the program selection panel.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 20, 2009