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Career Area: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-402-2
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
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: $4303.5
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.

Aviation Mechanic (Airframe) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

A and P Technician
Aviation Technician
Airplane Mechanic
Flight Instructor Mechanic

Average Median Wage

$44197

Aviation Mechanic (Airframe) Programs

Get qualified to maintain aircraft electrical, instrument and power control systems. Completion requires 750 class hours plus a General Component sequence. You must have high mechanical aptitude, and the ability to remain organized and meticulous under deadline pressure. This program is governed by the Federal Aviation Administration; a companion diploma program in Powerplant maintenance is also offered. 

Career Outlook: Skilled aviation mechanics with versatile knowledge are in high demand and work for airlines, corporations and commuter lines. Completing both the Powerplant and Airframe Aviation Technician technical diplomas boost earnings considerably.

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