Aircraft Maintenance Technician | Diploma
Learn and practice the knowledge and skills needed to become an Aircraft Maintenance Technician; some of which include inspecting, troubleshooting and repairing of aircraft. In partnership with Northern Lights College (NLC), students will complete two semesters of study at CMTN, and then continue third and fourth semesters at NLC to complete.
“Aircraft Maintenance Technician” means a person who performs inspections and troubleshooting of an aircraft, including airframe structures, engines and aircraft systems, disassembles and removes defective parts, assembles and installs replacement parts, interprets technical manuals, drawings and blueprints, tests aircraft systems, records problems and actions taken to rectify them, and maintains an accurate statement of the maintenance history of the aircraft.
For detailed information on the scope of knowledge and skills taught and assessed in this program refer to the Program Outline, available on the ITA website.
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Dates and locations
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|AIRMT 13101||General Introduction||0|
|AIRMT 13102||Aerodynamics Fixed Wing Aircraft||0|
|AIRMT 13103||Materials Aircraft Structures||0|
|AIRMT 13104||Aircraft Hardware Approved Parts||0|
|AIRMT 13105||Aircraft Hydraulic Pneumatic||0|
|AIRMT 13106||Aircraft Equipment Introduction||0|
|AIRMT 13107||Basic Aircraft Electricity Dc||0|
|AIRMT 13108||Blueprint Design||0|
|AIRMT 13109||Hand Tools||0|
|AIRMT 13110||Aviation Math||0|
|AIRMT 13111||Canadian Aviation Regulations 1||0|
|AIRMT 13112||Flight Controls Fixed Wing and Rigging||0|
|AIRMT 13114||Practical Project||0|
|AIRMT 13121||Canadian Aviation Regulations 2||0|
|AIRMT 13122||Non Destructive Testing Corrosion||0|
|AIRMT 13123||Aircraft Aerodynamics Rotary||0|
|AIRMT 13124||Human Factors in Aviation||0|
|AIRMT 13125||Aircraft Maintenance Inspection||0|
|AIRMT 13126||Basic Electricity Ac||0|
|AIRMT 13127||Turbine Engine Theory||0|
|AIRMT 13128||Piston Engines 1||0|
|AIRMT 13129||Reciprocating Components||0|
|AIRMT 13130||Electrical Systems||0|
|AIRMT 13132||Practical Project 2||0|
Term 3 & 4
Northern Lights College determines term 3 and 4 schedules.
Third and fourth term will be taken at NLC. Visit nlc.bc.ca for more information.
- Grade 12 OR mature student
- Four credits of English at a grade 11 level or equivalent AND
- Workplace Mathematics 11 (MWPM-11/WPM 11) or higher
Pathways to certification
In BC, an individual can obtain a Certificate of Apprenticeship as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician by completing the required hours and recording a sponsor attestation. Apprenticeship programs are for individuals who have an employer to sponsor them.
There is no challenge pathway for this program.
Note: Licensing for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) “M” rating is separate from certification as an ITA Aircraft Maintenance Technician. AME licensing is issued by Transport Canada. There are no transferable credits between the two programs. Please visit tc.gc.ca for details. This program has Transport Canada accreditation for Basic M training.
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