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Rich Mountain Community College
Rich Mountain Community College

Aviation Maintenance

Aviation Maintenance

Facts:Aviation Maintenance

  • Aviation careers are available local, state, and nation wide
  • Aviation  maintenance  skills cross over into other areas
    *  Automotive
    *  Marine Technician
    *  Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Flexible class schedule allows students to continue working while receiving training

Train for good paying jobs

These courses are the first step in a career in the field of aircraft maintenance.  The student will learn about the different materials used in the construction of aircraft, the proper way to weigh an airplane and calculate the center of gravity, and much more with hands-on instruction on an actual airplane.

Certificate of Proficiency Aviation IAviation Maintenance

  • Introduction to Aviation Math and Physics
  • Introduction to Hand Tools/Measuring Devices
  • Introduction to Aircraft Drawings
  • Introduction to Aircraft Hardware

Certificate of Proficiency Aviation II

  • Introduction to Aircraft Servicing/Safety
  • Introduction to Materials, Processes, Projects
  • Introduction to Basic Electrical Systems

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projection and Arkansas Data Analysis Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Projected Need for Employees (2006-2016) 9-17% growth 25,000
Arkansas Projected Need for Employees (2006-2016) 240

HOWEVER, ACCORDING TO AEDC SURVEY OF ARKANSAS AEROSPACE RELATED COMPANIES (2006-2016) THE NUMBER IS 378

2008 Hourly Wage Median $24.71
Arkansas 2008 Hourly Wage Median $20.28

Job Outlook for Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

Contact:

Lee Chapman
Aviation Instructor
Mena Airport
210 Highway 980
Mena, Arkansas  71953
(479) 394-1660

Tammy Young
Director of Admissions
Rich Mountain Community College
1100 College Dr.
Mena, Arkansas  71953
(479) 394-7622, ext 1440

Jeanette Berry
EOC Representative
Rich Mountain Community College
1100 College Dr.
Mena, Arkansas  71953
(479) 394-7622, ext 1644

Application and admissions must be completed at a RMCC Location


 
Recipient of a Department of Labor Community Based  Job Training Grant
 
A member of  Arkansas Aerospace Training Consortium
 

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