Aviation Maintenance Technology - Power-plant Concentration, A.S.C.T.

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Power-plant Concentration, A.S.C.T.

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  • Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career in the fast-growing aviation industry.
  • Learn in a first-class facility that will give you hands-on experience in planes.
  • Aircraft maintenance technician jobs are expected to grow by about six percent by 2031.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Indianapolis: Aviation Technology Center

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • VU’s Aviation Technology program offers first-class training that prepares graduates to excel in a fast-growing industry.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

This curriculum prepares students for a career as an Aviation Maintenance Technician.  Successful completion of the program and the required FAA exam leads the students to an Air-frame and Power-plant Technician rating (A&P).

Federal Regulations Requirement
This program is regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration. The following are the federal regulations required by this program (147.21).

  1. An applicant for an aviation maintenance technician school certificate and rating, or for an additional rating, must have an approved curriculum that is designed to qualify the students to perform the duties of a mechanic for a particular rating or ratings.
  2. The curriculum must offer at least the following number of hours of instruction for the rating shown, and the instruction unit hour shall not be less than 50 minutes in length.
    1. Air-frame - 1,150 hours (400 general plus 750 Air-frame)
    2. Power-plant - 1,150 hours (400 general plus 750 Power-plant)
    3. Combined Air-frame and Power-plant - 1,900 hours (400 general plus 750 Air-frame and 750 Power-plant)

What can I do with this degree?

A degree or certification from Vincennes University’s Aviation Technology program will prepare you for a lifelong career in an essential and growing profession.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at VUADMIT@Vinu.edu or call 812-888-4313 for more information.