3225 Winter Lake Road
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-499-2700
Fax: 863-499-2706

Aircraft Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics

Program Description

The Aircraft Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft PowerPlant Mechanics programs are FAA approved Part 147 courses open to both high school and adult students. These programs are designed to prepare the student for employment in the commercial and general aviation industry as an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) with FAA Airframe and FAA Powerplant Ratings.

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For adult students, these programs are 1900 hours (58 weeks). The Aircraft Airframe Mechanics & Airframe Powerplant Mechanics are offered during the evening (fall semester). Students should apply now to be placed with the next  cohort.


Student Services has information on programs offered at Traviss as well as tuition and other fees that may apply. Program cost typically includes tuition, application fee, lab fees, books, materials, uniforms and professional association fees. Depending on the program chosen, testing and certification fees may or may not be included. Tax is not included in total program cost.

Prerequisite Skills

Students need mechanical aptitude and good manual dexterity.

Admission Requirements

The Aircraft Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics programs accepts students 18 years of age and older. Adult students desiring entry into these programs must meet all general admission requirements for Traviss Technical College.

Interested students should:

  1. Meet with a Traviss Technical College counselor.
  2. Take the TABE test.
  3. Complete the application/registration form.
  4. Apply for financial aid and/or meet with a Financial Aid Coordinator if applicable.
  5. Pay tuition and fees or show proof of financial aid.

Adults interested in learning more about Traviss Technical College Aviation Programs, please call 863-499-2700 and ask for our adult Guidance Counselor Bonita Ruffin. For tours of the off-campus aviation facility, located within CFAA, please call Phyllis Baxla 863-413-3620 ext. 60241 or email phyllis.baxla@polk-fl.net.

Job Placement & Opportunities

Various career programs offer On-the-Job training. An OJT Coordinator, working through Student Services assists current and former students in finding employment. Instructors also assist with placement through business and industry contacts.

For additional Information please contact Phyllis Baxla at (863) 413-3655.