Dorset College

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Category 'S' (Structures)

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Program Information

School:Dorset College
Field of Study:Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:This program prepares students to enter the aviation industry occupation of aircraft maintenance technician and to prepare to qualify for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Category S license.

Category S structures technicians are responsible for the assessment, planning and implementation of aircraft structural fabrication and repairs. Structures technicians are often an integral part of repair crews including maintenance technicians, avionics technicians and professional engineers. They are expected to precisely follow aircraft fabrication and repair schemes for aluminum, titanium and stainless steel structures, as well as plastics and composites.
URL:Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Category 'S' (Structures) at Dorset College
Length:37 Week(s)
Careers:Aircraft InspectorsContractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicant must have high school graduation, or be age 19, and successfully complete the BCIT Trades Pretest in Math, Reading Comprehension, and Mechanical Reasoning. The following courses are recommended for success: English 12, Communications 12, or English-language proficiency; any Math 11; General Mechanics 11 or Automotive Mechanics 11 or Technical Education 11 or Physics 11; and Drafting. Good colour vision and an interest in mechanics are recommended.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 30, 2012