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Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from an Aircraft Repair and Maintenance career

Aircraft repair and maintenance positions are in high demand. From vintage airplanes to the most high-tech passenger jets, students in aircraft repair and maintenance programs at Ontario colleges get the knowledge they need to launch their career.

If you’re hands-on, detail-oriented and have a strong interest in airplanes that you can channel into a career, here’s what you need to know. More

Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Courses

Courses in aircraft repair and maintenance programs provide students with the necessary knowledge and experience to work in a variety of aviation maintenance and inspection roles. Some of the topics courses will cover include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Structural assembly
  • Blueprint reading
  • Procedures and regulations (safety, weather-related)
  • Repairing, modifying and upgrading
  • Mechanics and electrical components

Programs prepare students for different classifications of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licence issued by Transport Canada. In most programs, aircraft repair and maintenance courses can result in several months’ credit towards the AME Licence.

Field experience is also an important part of the curriculum in all aircraft repair and maintenance programs, giving students the opportunity to gain experience working with both static and flying aircraft.

General Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Program Requirements

Aircraft repair and maintenance programs at Ontario colleges require an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, including a grade 12 English credit. A grade 12 math credit may be required, though individual requirements will vary by program. Most colleges also suggest courses that may help students better prepare for the program, but aren’t necessary for admittance.

Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Jobs and Salaries

Ontario college aircraft repair and maintenance programs prepare students to work for airlines, manufacturers, the military and other aerospace-related organizations.

Working an aircraft maintenance and repair job can be beneficial in obtaining an AME Licence, as a set number of working (apprentice) hours and specific maintenance tasks need to be completed to become accredited.

Salaries in this field can vary depending on your position and experience, however the average starting salary is in the low- to mid-$30,000 range. Gaining AME accreditation will lead to a higher salary.

Ontario Colleges Offering Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Programs

Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of aircraft repair and maintenance programs at Ontario colleges. Less

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Program Title College Campus Availability Program Delivery Start Date Website
Show details Aircraft Maintenance Technician ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Aug Visit

Aircraft Maintenance Technician


  • Program Length: 2 YEARS (PERIODS OF 12 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1522X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Aircraft Structural Repair Technician CANADORE AVIATION CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aircraft Structural Repair Technician


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 030305
  • Credential: CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Aircraft Structural Repair Technician SAULT FANSHAWE COLLEGE OPEN Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aircraft Structural Repair Technician


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 4067
  • Credential: CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Is Offered Off-Campus In London, On. Contact Sault College For Details.

Show details Aviation Fundamentals CANADORE AVIATION OPEN Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Fundamentals


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 030208
  • Credential: CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance CENTENNIAL ASHTONBEE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Aug Visit

Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 8112
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
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Show details Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance FANSHAWE LONDON CAMPUS AIRPORT CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: AAM1
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance MOHAWK FENNELL (HAMILTON) CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Aug Visit

Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 269
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance (Co-Op) FANSHAWE LONDON CAMPUS AIRPORT CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance (Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: AAM2
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance CENTENNIAL ASHTONBEE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Aug Visit

Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 8113
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance FANSHAWE LONDON CAMPUS AIRPORT CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: AVM1
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintencance (Co-Op) FANSHAWE LONDON CAMPUS AIRPORT CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintencance (Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: AVM2
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician-Aircraft Maintenance CANADORE AVIATION CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician-Aircraft Maintenance


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 030201
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician-Aircraft Maintenance CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician-Aircraft Maintenance


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0301
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technician-Avionics Maintenance CANADORE AVIATION CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technician-Avionics Maintenance


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 030203
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics CANADORE AVIATION CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 030307
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Structures CANADORE AVIATION CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Structures


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 030306
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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