The Aviation College at Snead State
The Aviation College at Snead State offers two Associate in Applied Science degree programs: Airframe Technology, which focuses on maintenance of aircraft frames, and Power Plant Technology, which focuses on aircraft engine maintenance.
As students are earning their AAS degree, they can also complete credits to earn a Certificate in Airframe Technology or Power Plant Technology or a Short-Term Certificate in Aircraft Structures, General Aviation or Reciprocating Engines.
The Airframe Technology program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written, oral, and practical examinations required for certification as an aviation maintenance technician with an airframe endorsement.
FAA certification is normally required to begin a career as an aviation maintenance technician.
Power Plant Technology
The Power Plant Technologyprogram certification gives aviation maintenance professionals the additional credential and provides expanded employment opportunities in the aviation industry, leading to higher earnings and greater career possibilities. The Aviation College at Snead State provides the industry-relevant training, so students can quickly earn this important FAA certification and begin a lifelong career in the high-demand, high-income aviation industry.
Snead State partners with the University of Alabama in Huntsville to provide transfer opportunities in aviation.