Aerospace Department

Aerospace students work closely with instructors in the hangar

Local, national, and global employment opportunities are soaring for certified Aircraft Maintenance professionals. Okanagan College offers two different aircraft maintenance programs to help graduates prepare for immediate entry into the field of aviation.

Different name, same training

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer M-license programs has been renamed Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT). Improvements have been made to the learning structure of the program to create better opportunities for students.

Plane donation

Tom Foord’s plane was donated to Okanagan College's Aircraft Maintenance Engineer program, in honour of his lifelong passion for flying and deep love of his community.

Aircraft Maintenance Open House hosted by KF Aerospace and Okanagan College

The Aircraft Maintenance Open House hosted by KF Aerospace and Okanagan College on April 27, 2021 provided information about aircraft maintenance training and career paths in the aerospace industry.

OC alumni and KF Aerospace Technicians answered questions in real-time about what it’s like to work in the industry, some of the daily tasks associated with their jobs and the skills required to be successful in this field.

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Aircraft Maintenance Open House Panelists

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Meet an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Structures instructor

'I love that someday, down the road, I will run into one of my students and hear stories of where their training has taken them' says Patrick Thomson, AME-S instructor.

Meet Patrick

photo of Patrick Thomson, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Structures Instructor


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