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July 03, 2012

Register now for Aviation Technology Program at Gavilan College - classes start August 8


WHO: Students seeking great careers in aviation and aviation maintenanceaviation image

WHAT:  Should enroll now for fall classes in the Gavilan College Aviation Maintenance Technology program.

The Gavilan College Aviation Maintenance Technology Program is accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and offers Certificates of Completion in Aviation Maintenance Technology for both Airframe and Powerplant. With additional General Education classes, Gavilan College also offers an Associate of Science Degree with a major in Aviation.

The Aviation Program follows FAA curriculum guidelines and organizes its class into General, Airframe, and Powerplant, categories. Each category has two full semester classes. General classes are foundation classes and are required for either an Airframe or Powerplant certificate. Classes are held during the fall and spring semesters. New students can start in either the fall or spring semester. The class schedule is designed for students to take General and Airframe classes concurrently during their first year followed by Powerplant classes their second year.

Classes are a mix of lecture and hands-on labs.  In addition to textbooks, students are required to provide basic hand tools.

WHEN: Fall Aviation classes start Wednesday, August 8

WHERE: Classes are held at Gavilan’s main Gilroy campus with some labs at the San Martin airport.

HOW: Go to to register. New students must submit an application, take an assessment test, attend orientation, and meet with a counselor prior to registering. Fees are $46 per unit and financial aid is available. For more information call (408) 852-2861 or email 



Last modified: August 17, 2011
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