Aircraft Turbine Technician

Start Date: September
Length: 1 Year
Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus
Credential: Certificate, Aircraft Turbine Technician
  • Grade 12* or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Grade 11 or 12 academic math
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Note: Preference will be given to applicants with Grade 11 or 12 physics.

*If you do not meet the academic requirements, you can still apply. Contact Admissions about the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).

International Student fee is an additional $3,930 per year (includes International Health Fee).

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year
Tuition $ 6,448
Student Union $ 168
Health Insurance Fee $410
Graduation Fee $90
First Aid/WHMIS $100
Total $7,216
1stinstallment due upon first day of class $4,637
2ndinstallment due January 7 $ 2,579
Other Program Costs 1st Year
Books $ 140
Uniform/Safety Shoes/License Fee $ 100
Total $240

Graduates from this program may find employment within the Aerospace industry:

  • Vector Aerospace
  • Action Aero
  • 3Points Aviation
  • Honeywell
  • Pratt and Whitney

Program Overview

Aircraft turbine technicians inspect aircraft engines, troubleshoot issues with mechanical systems, and modify, repair, and test turbine engines. You’ll learn the techniques, procedures, and documentation requirements you need to work in this fast growing industry. We place emphasis on practical training using a variety of turbine engines including the Pratt and Whitney 100 series turbine engine used on the de Havilland Dash 8 aircraft, the Pratt and
Whitney PT6 engine, and the Rolls Royce 250 engine.

If you are looking for a mechanical and detail-oriented, hands-on career in a fast-paced industry, this is the program for you!

This is a U.S. Federal Aid Approved program.

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