Aerospace Department

Aerospace Department 

Take your career to new heights as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

With local, national and global demand for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers soaring, Okanagan College is working with industry to train the next generation of skilled technicians. Our AME programs position graduates for immediate entry into the field of aviation. Choose from two program options: 

(AME) M-License 

The training provided is applicable to both rotary wing aircraft (helicopters) and fixed wing aircraft, covering a wide range of subjects with emphasis on practical training. Some of the major subjects taught include aviation law, theory of flight, power plants (turbine and piston), air frame structures and systems, hydraulics, electrical and avionics systems. Click here for more information on the AME M-License program. 

(AME) S-License 

Structures technicians are often an integral part of repair teams including maintenance technicians, avionics technicians and professional engineers. They are expected to precisely follow aircraft fabrication, assembly, installation, and repair schemes for: aluminum, titanium and stainless steel structures; windscreens, windows, and lenses; and, plastics and composites. Click here for more information on the AME S-License program. 


Try our "Student for a Day"  opportunity!

If you are interested in a career in aviation, this is a great opportunity to see if it's a good fit.   

To book a time, contact:  Hal Hobenshield for AME M-License at  
 Dale Martell for AME S-License at  

Check out our Aerospace Programs located at the Kelowna and Vernon Airports