Get your career
off the ground.
As an Aircraft Powerplant Technician you are responsible for inspecting, maintaining and overhauling engine systems to ensure a safe flight.
This job can propel you
into a bright future.
TSTC is a leader in the state’s aviation mechanics industry. At TSTC, you’ll get hands on training and work with instructors who have actual aircraft industry experience. The Associate Degree in Aircraft Powerplant Technology includes all of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) required training and takes only four semesters to complete. With just two additional semesters, students can choose to double their opportunities by also completing the Aircraft Airframe Technology degree.
It's true: Texas employs the highest number of aviation maintenance workers in the country with jobs available at small airports and major airlines. Many Texas State Technical College graduates of this technology have gone on to work for companies such as American Eagle, Dallas Airmotive, Petroleum Helicopters International, L-3 Communications, Lubbock Aero, The Space Ship Company (for Virgin Galactic), Southwest Airlines and Texas Aerospace and with government agencies including the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and NASA.