Aircraft Maintenance Program

Aircraft Maintenance Program

Are you ready to enter the challenging and exciting world of aircraft maintenance? Now is a great time to start. There is currently a shortage of trained and certified technicians, so the time to start your training is now!

Students in the Aircraft Maintenance ProgramThe Aircraft Maintenance Technology program is one of the oldest technology programs currently in operation at Mt. San Antonio College. Mt. SAC is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration to train new technicians to enter the industry as a general aviation technician, a corporate aircraft technician, or as a commercial aircraft technician.

There are two programs to choose from: a day program that can be completed in two years or, for working individuals, an evening program that can also be completed in two years. Our faculty and staff consist of professionals experienced in general aviation, rotor craft (helicopters), commercial aviation, and corporate aircraft maintenance.

Students train with state-of-the-art equipment, ensuring the best possible chance for success in the workplace. In fact, our graduates’ FAA certification test score results are consistently higher than the national average, and in a recent survey 100% of the responding graduates were employed in the field.

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Program Duration

The program offers courses during the day and in the evening

  • Day Program: 21 months of study
  • Evening Program: 24 months of study

Program Cost

  • The core classes consists of 41 semester units. Students will be required to pay college health fees, parking permits, books, materials and service fees.
  • Total cost for California state residents is approximately $4200.
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How To Get Started

Enroll at Mt SAC and register for the designated courses beginning in Fall semester. All students must begin in the Fall semester unless they have documented aircraft maintenance experience. There are no prerequisites to enter the program and all tools need for class will be supplied by MtSAC.

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Certificate Requirements

The A&P certificate consists of 41 units of study.
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Associates Degree Requirements

Mt SAC offers an Associates of Science (A.S.) degree in Aircraft Maintenance. The AS degree requires the same 41 units of core courses PLUS an additional 24 semester units of general education courses. The list of general education courses can be found at the link below:
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  • David Yost - Dept.Chair/Professor
  • (909) 274-4773
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