Institute of Aeronautical Technology
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The mission of the Aviation Systems Technology Program is to provide workforce training and development for the civilian and military aviation maintenance community.
Become an aviation mechanic at Craven Community College. Our program provides individuals with the basic aircraft knowledge necessary for a career in Aviation Systems Technology. Our program prepares individuals for the Written, Oral and Practical Airframe and Powerplant Examinations administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Aviation Systems Technology Program at Craven Community College has been a Federal Aviation Administration Part 147 Approved since 2004.
Application and Tuition information
To enroll in AST program and earn an associate degree, or a certificate:
For additional information, please select Admissions.
Select Tuition Rates to view the current Craven Community College tuition rates.
NOTE:*Cost may vary
Select Examinations to learn more about the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Written, Oral and Practical examinations.
For additional information, please select Program Requirements.
Students that complete our program will:
The AST program currently runs two classes per year, each class consists of five semesters.
NOTE: Classes do not meet during the summer.
12:00 PM until 5:00 PM Monday through Friday
5:00 PM until 10:00 PM Monday through Friday
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Safety - Aviation information and listing of safety seminars
Frequently Asked Questions - for Mechanics via Federal Aviation Administration web site
North Carolina Department of Transportation Aviation Division
U.S. Department of Labor Bureau - Occupational Outlook Handbook for Aviation careers
Fax Number (252) 444-1918