Aircraft mechanic training courses are available in private schools and colleges with technical programs in Canada. Institutions are located in British Columbia, Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Quebec. Transport Canada (TC) is the accredited body for aircraft maintenance and pilot programs and all programs have TC accreditation. Aircraft mechanic training produces certified aircraft mechanics or maintenance personnel.
Aircraft Mechanic Schools in British Columbia
Three Richmond-based institutions offer aircraft mechanic courses in BC. The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) offers several aerospace programs, including aircraft maintenance engineering and jet engine technician programs. It is located at Aerospace Technology Campus 3, Richmond, BC, V7B 0A1. WestPoint Helicopter Industry Services Inc (WHIS), 305 5811 Cooney Road Richmond, BC, V6X 3N1, offers helicopter maintenance type training. Worldwide Aerospace Training Services, 4220 Craigflower Drive, Richmond, BC, V7C 4W3, offers training on demand for companies and individuals.
Newfoundland & Labrador Aircraft Mechanic Schools
Two colleges offer aircraft maintenance courses in Newfoundland and Labrador, both located in Gander: the College of the North Atlantic (CNA) and GFT Aerospace Technologies. CNA, 1 Magee Road, Gander, A1V 1W8, offers Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology program with a separate course in Aircraft Structures. GFT, part of the EVAS Group is located at 70 C.L. Dobbin Drive. It offers multi-divisional aerospace training.
Ontario Aircraft Mechanic Schools
Three institutions in Ontario offer aircraft mechanic programs: Aero Academy Flight Center (AAFC), Canadian Flyers International (CFI), Inc. and Confederation College. AAFC, 2410 Aviation Lane, London Airport, London, Ontario, N5V 3Z9, is one of the oldest Canadian aircraft training providers. It offers a large variety of courses, including Aircraft Mechanic and Instrument Instructor programs. CFI, Toronto City Centre Airport, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1A1, offers aircraft mechanic programs in three locations: Toronto City Centre Airport, Markham Airport, and Simcoe Regional Airport. Confederation College, P.O. Box 398, 1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7C 4W1, offers a two-and-a-half-year Ontario College Diploma program in aircraft mechanics.
Aircraft Mechanic Schools in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Quebec
Each providence has one institution that offers aircraft mechanic training. NAIT -- Aviation in Alberta, 11311 -120 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 2Y1, offers three programs: Aviation Pilot Training, AME - Avionics Training and AME - Structures Training. Red River College - Stevenson Aviation, Box 237, Hangar 4, Southport, Manitoba, R0H 1N0 offers aircraft mechanic programs in Manitoba. CCNB- Dieppe Campus, 505 College Street, Dieppe, New Brunswick, E1A 6X2, offers aircraft mechanic programs in Manitoba. Quebec offers an e-learning aircraft mechanic program, via CAE E-Learning, 8585 Cote de Liesse, Montreal, Quebec, H4T 1G6.
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