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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Trim and shape replacement body sections to specified sizes and fits and secure sections in place, using adhesives, hand tools, and power tools.
Test operation of engines and other systems, using test equipment, such as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, or ammeters.
Spread plastic film over areas to be repaired to prevent damage to surrounding areas.
Service and maintain aircraft and related apparatus by performing activities such as flushing crankcases, cleaning screens, and or moving parts.
Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 109
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public AIRFRAME MAINTENANCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 58
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public AMT GENERAL Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 20
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public POWERPLANT Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 56
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AGRICULTURAL DIESEL MECHANICS Associate Degree - AAS 68
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AGRICULTURAL DIESEL MECHANICS One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 38
Pratt Community College Pratt Public AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS & DIESEL POWER TECHNICIAN Associate Degree - AAS 64
Neosho County Community College Chanute Public AEROSTRUCTURES CERTIFICATE Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 16
Kansas State University Manhattan Public COMPOSITE REPAIR Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 10
Kansas State University Manhattan Public AVIATION MAINTENANCE Associate Degree - AAS 70
Kansas State University Manhattan Public AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 20
North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit Public AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 67
Garden City Community College Garden City Public AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY (AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND EQUIPMENT/MACHINE TECHNOLOGY) Associate Degree - AAS 68