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Technical Diploma
Program Number: 32-486-1
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Airframe mechanic working in a hangar

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

A and P Mechanic
Aircraft Mechanic
Airframe and Powerplant Technician

Average Median Wage


Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Programs

This job entails complete aircraft inspection, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of airframe structures, systems and powerplants in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The major focus of the Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic program is to provide Aircraft and Airframe Powerplant instruction consistent with Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 147. FAR 147 is an industry standard developed by the FAA and administered throughout the United States which governs a majority of the content of such programs, regardless of specific geographic location. The program develops maintenance technicians with the skills and knowledge to make critical repairs and decisions. Program graduates should be able to successfully complete the FAA Airframe Mechanics examinations and the FAA Powerplant Mechanics examinations, and ultimately be issued a mechanic certificate with airframe and powerplant ratings.

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Fox Valley Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics at Fox Valley