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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

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The Vancouver School Board partners with BCIT to offer one term of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer program.

Program Details

This program is taught at BCIT Aerospace campus in Richmond. The full program is approximately 18 months and is comprised of four terms.

The School District covers the cost of tuition for one term (~4 months) ONLY.  Students will be responsible for terms 2, 3 and 4 and the purchase of their own books and supplies.

Please note that students must be in grades 10 or 11 to apply for Youth Train in Trades programs. Grade 12 students may apply for Youth Train in Trades only if they can complete their program before they finish grade 12. 

For more details on program dates, students should contact their counsellors or email

Course Contents

Students in term one will learn about; standard aviation practices; aircraft flight and structures; aircraft reciprocating engines and reciprocating engine systems.


Learn More

Discover more about this trade at the SkilledTradesBC website.

Contact for further details

Mark Reid


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