Aviation Technology Training Center

The Aviation Maintenance Technology Training Center is located on the Thomson Campus and has approximately 16,000 square feet of space that includes two general classrooms and six labs for Instructional purposes.

The facility houses all of the equipment and materials necessary to satisfy FAA requirements for certification of the program including four complete aircraft.

A testing center is located at the main terminal of the airport which will provide all of the written test requirements for certification.

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Augusta Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology Program is an FAA 14 CFR Part 147 certificated training facility. The length of the program depends on which one is chosen. The Complete Airframe and Powerplant course requires six semesters. The programs emphasize a combination of theory and practical application. Graduates are prepared to inspect, troubleshoot, service, maintain, and repair all types of certificated aircraft, aircraft engines, and their systems and components.


Industry Facts and Figures

  • There are currently 6,420 aircraft mechanics employed in Georgia and 161,000 employed in the United States.

  • Job growth for this field is predicted to be around 4% between 2022-2032.

  • In May 2023, the median annual wage for aircraft mechanics and service technicians was $75,020.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians