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 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 some having jobs prior to completion of their program.  This is a reflection of the expertise of our instructor, who teaches to and puts an emphasis on, "Doing it Right"  in all aspects of the manufacturing and maintenance of aircraft.


Find out about our Student for a Day opportunities
 Dale Martell dmartell@okanagan.bc.ca 

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Program Details:
  37  weeks (1110 hours)
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Summer Break between 1st and 2nd Terms

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.


Locations:
 Kelowna Aerospace Campus                        5650 Aerospace Drive  

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AME-S Student

Instructors work closely with their AME-S students



  










 

AME-S students busing in Shop Classroom

 

AME S students working in shop class