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Get The Skills To Be An Aviation Maintenance Technician

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Aviation mechanic students learn hands-on using industry tools & equipment

Aviation & Powerplant Diploma and Degree Programs in Houston, Texas

Airframe and Powerplant Technicians and Aviation Maintenance mechanics enjoy being part of one of the world’s largest and most dynamic industries.

If you’re an analytical, logically-minded individual who enjoys working with your hands and you’re looking to get established in a rewarding technical career (without spending years in school) you owe it to yourself to take a few minutes to consider your potential in aviation.

Become A Qualified Aviation Technician

The Aviation Programs from MIAT College of Technology provide the hands-on training, practical experience and career support it takes to pursue a rewarding technical career.

This training focuses on teaching students the advanced precision skills necessary to become FAA Certificated Airframe and Powerplant Technicians. Here are just a few of more than 40 precision technical skills MIAT graduates master during their aviation maintenance training:

  • Gear systems and operation
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Composite structure fabrication
  • High performance piston and turbine engines
  • Hydraulics/pneumatics
  • Avionics and advanced electrical systems
    Plus dozens more!

There are a variety of Aviation maintenance programs to choose from:

  • Airframe & Powerplant Technician Diploma Program – 20 Months
    Combine Airframe and Powerplant Technician training and increase your potential employment opportunities. Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) are well prepared to pursue steady employment at major airports and private airfields across the country.
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Associate in Applied Science (AAS) – 24 Months
    By earning your Aviation Maintenance Technology AAS Degree, you open the door to more options and competitive advantages upon graduation and throughout your career. Plus, the degree only requires an additional 24 general education hours on top of the Airframe and Powerplant Technician diploma program.

Aviation mechanic employers consider advanced education credentials when promoting mechanics and technicians from within their organizations. Our curriculum is developed with aviation maintenance employers who are members of our Program Advisory Committee, which means our courses are tailor-made for success in the aviation maintenance industry.

Whichever program you choose, you’ll get personal support and guidance from dedicated instructors with years of experience working directly in the field. You’ll learn hands-on using real equipment you’ll encounter on the job.

MIAT College of Technology graduates feel confident and fully prepared to make a smooth transition into the workplace after getting so much industry-influenced, practical aviation maintenance training.

College students from all over the U.S. come to our campus in Houston to put themselves at the forefront of the aviation industry!

Hear What Aviation Employers Say About MIAT Graduates

Don’t get stuck in a career track that limits your employment options. Companies recognize that MIAT College of Technology graduates have acquired a variety of highly transferable skills. In today’s economy, having skills that are in high demand and can be applied to other industries is the key to long-term career growth and earning potential.

Get Backed by Over 45 Years of Success

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Since 1969, MIAT School of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue rewarding technical careers. After more than 45 years in technical career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with top employers.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees. MIAT partners directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are looking for.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

We know aviation training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a rewarding career you can be proud of. At MIAT, we’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. From corporate contractors to international corporations, employers of all sizes have hired our graduates to work in specialized and high-demand careers. Alumni and students preparing to graduate have a number of resources at MIAT to help them jump start their new careers, including personalized advising, interview techniques, resume feedback and development, and access to a number of job fairs to give students the opportunity to network and make contacts in the field of their study.

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Is An Exciting Career In Aviation Right for You?
Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in aviation tech, and exploring whether this is the right career field for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

A knowledgeable MIAT Admissions Advisor would be happy to answer any question you have and can help with everything from program schedules to financial aid.

To speak to an Admissions Representative right away, give us a call at 1-866-902-0918.


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“We at Kalitta Air maintenance are extremely happy with the level of training from the mechanics that we have employed from MIAT. They’re knowledgeable, enthusiastic and ready to hit the ground running.”

Ken Appel, Maintenance Manager, Kalitta Air LLCKen Appel, Maintenance Manager, Kalitta Air LLC
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