Aviation Maintenance

Overhead Shot of Aviation Building40 Years of Quality Aviation Education

Located at Snohomish County Airport (Paine Field), just south of Everett, Washington, Everett Community College's Aviation Department is located in the heart of the Puget Sound Aviation and Technology Corridor. Our facility houses over 48,000 square feet of training space.

Information Sessions

Aviation Maintenance information sessions are April 9, June 11, Aug 13, Nov 12 at 2:30 pm at Paine Field - Building C-80,  no registration is necessary.

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Program Information

Our 8-quarter curriculum consists of 2,040 hours of instruction in over 40 subject areas, with work being done on a variety of fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Students learn to maintain both reciprocating and turbine engines, repairing systems and components. 60% of the students learning time is spent in a laboratory environment.

Degree programs are available for students who desire to combine their technical training with academic classes. All interested students must attend an information session.  
Aviation Maintenance Technology Curriculum Guide Acrobat PDF Reader Icon

We work in partnership with industry through our advisory committee, the government through the FAA and other aviation programs throughout the country to continuously improve our programs.

Books are required the first day of class, for details see the Aviation Book List. Acrobat PDF Reader Icon 
Tools are required in the 3rd week of classes, for details see the Aviation Tool List. Acrobat PDF Reader Icon


Collegewide, students work to achieve the Everett Community College Core Learning Outcomes.

All Workforce Training Programs prepare students to be job ready: technically competent, ethically grounded, and skilled in collaboration and workplace norms.

Students in Aviation work toward these Program Outcomes.