Aircraft Maintenance






Entretien d'équipement motorisé

Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours


Program approved in 2006.

The Aircraft Maintenance program aims to train technicians to work in an aircraft organization, repair centres, and manufacturing centres. These technicians will be able to provide maintainance on motors, aircraft, propellers and helicopters. They will also assure the maintenance of aircraft, flight controls and instrumentation systems. Aircraft maintenance technicians will also perform unplanned inspection in addition to performing the activities related to the design and manufacturing of aircraft components.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in section 2 of the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):
• Sec. V TS or S – Secondary V Mathematics: Technical and Scientific (564506) or Science (565506) Options
• Sec. V Physics – Secondary V Physics (553504)





Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

aircraft maintenance technician

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
025NTo analyze the occupation
025PTo interpret schematics, drawings, assembly plans and installation plans
025QTo apply shaping, assembly and installation techniques
025RTo use organic and synthetic materials
025STo model and interpret mathematical results as they apply to aircraft maintenance
025TTo maintain direct-current circuits on an aircraft
025UTo inspect the operation of power and control components of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
025VTo inspect the operation of aircraft piston engines
025WTo perform activities related to the resistance of materials used in the aircraft industry
025XTo clean, inspect and protect aircraft materials
025YTo overhaul aircraft piston engines
025ZTo prepare and asssemble sheet metal
0260To apply principles of aerodynamics
0261To maintain the metal structures and structural components of an aircraft
0262To maintain aircraft structures and structural components made of composite materials, wood and fabric
0263To verify simple alternating-current circuits on an aircraft
0264To maintain propellers and propeller-related systems
0265To verify communications, navigation and instrumentation systems
0266To verify the operation of aircraft turbine engines
0267To maintain flight controls and flight control surfaces
0268To apply principles of aerodynamics to flight and helicopter maintenance
0269To maintain landing gear
026ATo overhaul aircraft turbine engines
026BTo assess the performance of piston and turbine engines
026CTo maintain aircraft systems
026DTo inspect airplanes and helicopters
026ETo maintain airplanes
026FTo maintain helicopters