Jumpstart Your Career as an A&P Aircraft Mechanic!

Fuel your career in aviation mechanics!

Now enrolling adults and high school students.

Aircraft technicians are urgently needed. Currently, 30% of the workforce is at or near retirement, and over the next 20 years, Boeing estimates more than 750,000 new aircraft technicians will be needed. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the commercial and general aviation industry. Instruction is designed to prepare students for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license examinations for Airframe and Powerplant ratings.

Charlotte Technical College

18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Office: 941-255-7500 Ext. 1728

Debbie.Ederer@yourcharlotteschools.net

Port Charlotte is located on Florida’s southwest coast between Sarasota and Ft. Myers, just minutes from Charlotte Harbor.

Sign up for High School or Adult Training programs to become an FAA Certified A&P Aircraft Mechanic!

These programs focus on broad, transferable skills, stresses understanding of all aspects of the aviation maintenance industry, and demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues. Become a world-class aircraft mechanic trained in Punta Gorda, Florida!   

High School Aviation Programs

AIRFRAME – This program is designed to prepare students for FAA license exams for Airframe ratings. This program prepares students for employment as an Aviation Maintenance General Technician and an Aviation Airframe Maintenance Technician. This class is for seniors only who will take the General Maintenance course for 4 class periods at CTC. Upon graduation, students will complete the program at the Punta Gorda Airport, which is conveniently located between Ft. Myers and Sarasota.  

Adult Airframe & Powerplant Certification Programs

AIRFRAME & POWERPLANT – The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the commercial and general aviation industry. This program prepares students for employment as an Aviation Maintenance General Technician, and an Aviation Airframe Maintenance Technician.  Additional courses prepare student for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license examinations for Powerplant ratings.