Aviation Technology

In the CTE Aviation Technology Program students are prepared to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of aircraft power plant and related systems. Instruction includes engine inspection and maintenance; lubrication and cooling; electrical and ignition systems; carburetion; fuels and fuel systems; and propeller and fan assemblies. Upon completion of Aviation Technology I and Aviation Technician II, the student is prepared and eligible to apply for licensing by the FAA as either an Airframe or Power Plant Technician.

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Application Form Required


This is a dual enrollment college program; prospective students are required to complete and submit an application form to their high school counselor to be considered for enrollment into this program. More information along with the program application form can be found under the Parent/Student tab.

The Aviation Program is offered at the following locations:

  • MIAT College of Technology, Canton Campus
  • Wayne County Community College Downriver - WCCCD, Downriver Campus

Additional Credit Requirements for Graduation:

This state-approved CTE program may meet additional graduation credit requirements, including Mathematics/Final Year Math-Related, VPAA (Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts), and/or World Language. Contact your district's high school counseling department for details.

Possible Articulations:

  • MIAT College of Technology (Direct Credit)
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Wayne County Community College District


After graduation, students may take the FAA exams for certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician.

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