Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Structures

Train for one of the most in-demand careers in aviation!

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.

Our Aircraft Maintenance Engineer S-License (AME-S) program immerses students in an aviation environment as the facility is located in a hanger at a modern aerospace airport. Our graduates are in demand with many receiving job offers from local companies prior to completion of their program.  This is a reflection of the expertise of our instructors, who put an emphasis on students taking pride in their work and producing industry-standard quality in all aspects of the manufacturing and maintenance of aircraft.

 AME-S Students & Instructor

Program Details:
  37  weeks (1110 hours)
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Outcomes:  Upon completion of the required total work experience and successful completion of a regulatory exam you will qualify for a Transport Canada AME "S" Licence. 

Employment Opportunities:  Aircraft Maintenance Engineers - Structures work for airline companies, the armed forces, and anywhere where aircrafts are manufactured or maintained.  

*Boeing predicts a global industry demand for 609,000 aircraft maintenance technicians over the next 20 years, making it the most in-demand occupation in the aviation industry.

 Kelowna Aerospace Campus                        5650 Aerospace Drive  

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AME-S students busing in Shop Classroom

AME S students working in shop class