Aviation Maintenance Technician, A.A.S.
Make the Skies Safer at DCC
If you love fixing things and aren’t sure what to study in college, look to the sky. The DCC Aviation Maintenance Technician program will prepare you to launch your aircraft repair and maintenance career in just 12 to 20 months.
What You'll Study in Our Aviation Maintenance Technician Program
You'll learn to keep planes in the air safely and efficiently with state-of-the-art tools and equipment used around the globe. At our Aviation Education Center and Hangar, you'll get hands-on experience in servicing, repairing and testing aircraft and aircraft systems.
A supportive community of expert faculty are committed to your professional success. After your time at DCC, you’ll be prepared for an array of high-paying jobs in general and commercial aviation, airlines and aerospace manufacturing.
Students can take advantage of two programs:
- Airframe and Powerplant Technician (APC) certificate program (12 months)
- Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree (20 months)
The AMT program is an approved Federal Aviation Regulation School (FAR147.23) FAA Certificate number #7OCT635K. See operation manual here.VIEW FULL CURRICULUM
AMT 101: General Maintenance Practices
Math, charts, forms, human factors, airframe material testing procedures, and more.
AMT 104: Airframe Systems I
The basics of airframe maintenance, service, repair, troubleshooting, and inspection.
AMT 110: Reciprocating Engines
Intro to what you’ll need to overhaul aircraft reciprocating engines.
Where Do Aviation Grads Go?
Flexible Start Dates
Admission to the aviation maintenance programs is on a rolling basis. New sessions begin in August, December and April. Enrolled students participate in 12- or 20-month intensive training. Classes are held Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m with some Saturdays required.
The Aviation Education Center
DCC @ HVR Airport is home to DCC's pilot, aviation maintenance and aviation management programs. Located on the grounds of Hudson Valley Regional Airport (KPOU), our new aviation education center features cutting-edge classrooms, labs and hangar space designed for immersive, hands-on learning.
Questions? We have answers. Learn more about DCC's Aviation Maintenance programs.
Info Sessions & Tours
Sign up for an aviation info session or open house to tour DCC @ HVR Airport and learn more about our aviation programs, admissions and financial aid. We can't wait to meet you!
DCC @ HVR Airport
Phone: (845) 790-3660
237 New Hackensack Road
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590