Alabama Aviation College: High Demand Skills with Big Rewards
The best way to jumpstart your career in one of Alabama’s hottest career fields, and earn nearly $30 an hour, is in the hands-on classrooms of Alabama Aviation College.
With two-year campuses in Ozark and Andalusia, you’ll learn from experienced aviation professionals and choose from aircraft maintenance and avionics technology programs, gaining skills that transfer directly to the automotive, machinery, and machine industries. AAC offers more training opportunities in not only the aviation field but also in mechatronics, advanced composites, and commercial truck driving. The best way to jumpstart your career in one of Alabama’s hottest career fields, and earn nearly $30 an hour, is in the hands-on classrooms of Alabama Aviation College.
WHAT IS ADVANCED COMPOSITES?
The Advanced Composite program prepares students to work in industries such as aerospace, automotive, bridge building, marine, sporting goods, and parts assembly. This program introduces basic composite materials, techniques, and procedures and progresses through advanced composite skills.
Airframe & Powerplant
WHAT IS AN A&P MECHANIC?
Also known as an aircraft maintenance technician, an A&P mechanic refers to an individual who holds an Airframe and/or Powerplant (A&P) certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). An A&P license qualifies you as a general mechanic to work on aircraft.
WHAT IS AVIONICS?
Avionics encompasses all electronic devices and systems that perform individualized functions on aircraft. Avionics technicians install and troubleshoot equipment on fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters.
Commercial Driver’s License
WHAT IS COMMERCIAL TRUCK DRIVING?
Commercial truck driving is a higher-level truck driving profession. The six-week Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program at Enterprise State Community College provides the comprehensive, technical training necessary to obtain a Class “A” CDL in Alabama to work as a commercial truck driver.
WHAT IS MECHATRONICS?
Mechatronics is a program for students who are interested in industrial automation jobs. Mechatronics is one of the world’s largest high-tech manufacturing fields that incorporates electrical, mechanical, and computer engineering.
Computer Numerical Control
WHAT IS THE COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) MACHINING TRAINING PROGRAM?
The CNC Machining Program prepares students for a high-demand, entry-level position as a CNC machine operator, machine setup technician, or quality inspector. CNC operators work in a variety of manufacturing environments and are trained to program, set up, and operate a computer numerical control (CNC) machine, inspect parts, perform production runs, and set up jobs.
Certificate programs can be more flexible and less costly than a traditional associate degree. You won’t need to fulfill the general education requirements that are part of a traditional associate degree program. At the Alabama Aviation College, we offer a wide range of certificates. Contact a recruiter to find out more information regarding our certifications.
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Airframe Technology
- Powerplant Technology
- Basic Industrial Electronics
- Basic Industrial Mechanics
- CNC Operator/Programmer
- Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician