The Airframe Technology program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed
to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written, oral, and practical examinations 
required for certification as an aviation maintenance technician with an airframe endorsement. FAA certification is normally required to begin a career as an aviation maintenance technician.

With a degree in Airframe Technology, students can find jobs at regional and national commercial airlines, in general aviation, or with government and military agencies.With a FAA Airframe Mechanics certification, students can pursue careers as an Aircraft Mechanic, an Aircraft Assembler, an Airframe Maintenance Technician, and an Aircraft Maintenance Inspector.

Students can earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in four full-time semesters. The earning potential for careers in the Airframe Technology field is $14-$17 hourly.

Need more information?

Dan Owen
Program Director
Office: Snead State Aviation Center in Albertville
E-mail: dowen@snead.edu

Jovina Lowery
Program Secretary
Office: Snead State Aviation Center in Albertville
Phone: (256) 571-6622