SC's Competitive EDGE: Aerospace Industry

Building Aerospace Training Capacity Across the State

Greenville Technical College

The Aircraft Maintenance Technology program at Greenville Technical College (GTC) is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Veterans Affairs and provides students with the technical, mechanical and academic skills needed to become aircraft maintenance technicians. Graduates are qualified to take the FAA Airframe and Powerplant Technician Certification exams, and students consistently earn top scores along with the higher earnings this credential allows them to command.

GTC offers:

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science
  • Aviation Airframe Structure/Systems Certificate in Applied Science
  • Aviation Powerplant Theory/Systems Certificate in Applied Science
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology Certificate in Applied Science

More information about the programs and specific courses can be found here.

A unique feature of the AMT program is GTC’s partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which gives students access to expanded educational opportunities in the aviation field. Bachelor’s degrees in Aviation Maintenance Management, Professional Aeronautics, and Technical Management allow students to begin at GTC and finish at Embry-Riddle.

Many students already employed with companies like Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Stevens Aviation, General Electric, Greenville-Spartanburg Airport, Michelin and others, find this program can increase their skills and potential.


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