Aviation Airframe Mechanics Program

Students being trained to service, repair, and overhaul aircraft components and systems

Aviation Airframe Mechanics repair and maintain all types of aircraft, such as planes and helicopters.


The Airframe Technician program prepares students for entry-level employment as aircraft mechanics. Students may enroll on a part-time or full-time basis. The programs also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the aviation industry.  All courses are FAA approved.  The tuition cost is approximately $4,500 (out of state tuition cost is approximately $17,600).  Prices are subject to change without prior notice. The Airframe blocks of instruction provide an in-depth study of Airframe Structures and Systems.  Upon completion, students are qualified to take the FAA Airframe Technician examinations to obtain the Airframe Rating.

Career Opportunities:

  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Airframe Maintenance Technician

Employment Outlook:

Overall employment of aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $32.32 hourly or $68,120 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1350 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AAviation Maintenance General Technician450 Hours
OCP BAviation Maintenance Airframe Technician 1
Aviation Maintenance Airframe Technician 2
450 Hours
450 Hours
Total Hours: 1350

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Aviation Airframe Mechanics is available at the following school (s):

George T. Baker Aviation Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

George T. Baker Aviation Technical College
(305) 871-3143
Vivian Garcia
Cassandra Whitehead
Ext. 2311
Ext. 2304



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