Who are good candidates for the program?
- Military personnel who have not fulfilled all of the experience requirements for the FAA mechanic’s certificate with airframe and powerplant ratings.
- Individuals currently employed in other fields with a desire to switch
- Remotely located students residing in the U.S. who would have an opportunity to begin their aviation technical training.
- Aviation professionals from other avenues of aviation who desire to obtain a mechanic’s certificate.
- Light Sport Repairmen with a Maintenance Rating.
- High school students who would be allowed to experience introductory training in a manner consistent with high school scheduling requirements.
How do I apply?
Submit the required items to the BRCC Admissions & Records Office. See Admission Requirements. Please be sure to indicate on your application that you are applying for the distance education program.
What happens after I apply?
You will receive a letter of admission to BRCC as a non-curricular student.
Qualified students will be invited for an interview with a aviation maintenance
technology faculty member.
Will I be a BRCC student?
Yes, once accepted into the BRCC Aviation Maintenance Technology DL program, you will register for classes at BRCC.
How competitive is the program?
Space is limited to 25 students. This program is designed for students who cannot commit to the full-time, 1-year, on-campus program.
How does this program work?
Classes will be primarily asynchronous and the student can complete each course within the timeframe of one semester (or sooner at the student’s discretion). Keep in mind however, that in order to ensure students are participating in the course the instructor will host one live Blackboard Collaborate session for each lesson. Students will be required to attend at a minimum 50% of the Collaborate sessions during each course. All Collaborate sessions will be recorded. Additionally, students will be required to view any missed Collaborate sessions.
What does it cost?
In-state tuition and fees are $140.60 per credit hour. Out-of-state tuition and
fees are $332.20 per credit hour. Most textbooks are available for free download.
Am I eligible for financial aid?
Students are eligible for financial aid as long as they are taking more than 6
credits. (The typical distance education student will be taking 6-8 credits per
semester). Some scholarships are also available. Many employers have provided financial assistance to their employees to attend this program.
What about discounted tools?
Distance students are eligible for discounted tools in the same manner as on-site students see Tools and Supplies on the main page.