Aviation Maintenance Training Program

Aviation Maintenance Training (12-month A&P)

SMAT is one of the few schools to offer a comprehensive course in Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Maintenance training that can be completed in just one year. The program is FAA approved and provides training and preparation for the FAA written, oral, and practical mechanics tests.

  • Low student to faculty ratio.
  • Individual lab workstations.
  • Spacious new lab facilities.
  • Hands-on projects.
  • 60% lab, 40% lecture
  • Tool discounts
  • Aircraft mockup systems

Gainful Employment Information

A&P Job openings

Menards Flight Department Mission Aviation Fellowship [MAF] Wycliffe Bible Translators [JAARS] Ethnos360 Aviation [Formerly NTMA] <a href=”http://aimair.org/serve/ target=blank>AIMAir

2017 - 2018 Academic Calendar

  • Student Orientation - August 25, 2017
  • First Day of Classes - August 28, 2017
  • Labor Day (No Class) - September 4, 2017
  • Thanksgiving - November 23-24, 2017
  • Christmas Break - Dec 22, 2017 - Jan 2, 2018
  • Classes Resume - January 3, 2018
  • Winter Break - February 22-23, 2018
  • Good Friday (No Class) - March 30, 2018
  • Memorial Day (No Class) - May 28, 2018
  • Independence Day (No Class) - July 4, 2018
  • EAA Airventure Break - July 26-27, 2018
  • Last Day of Classes - August 20, 2018
  • Graduation - August 20, 2018

General Classes

  • AVG-140 - Basic Electricity
  • AVG-141 - Aircraft Drawings
  • AVG-142 - Weight & Balance
  • AVG-143 - Fluid Lines & Fittings
  • AVG-144 - Materials & Processes
  • AVG-145 - Ground Operation
  • AVG-146 - Cleaning & Corrosion
  • AVG-147 - Math / Physics
  • AVG-148a - Maintenance Forms & Records
  • AVG-148b - Mechanics Priv. & Limitations
  • AVG-149 - FAR’s & Mx Publications

Airframe Classes

  • AVA-150 - Welding
  • AVA-151 - Non-metallic Structures
  • AVA-152 - Cabin Atmospheric Systems
  • AVA-153 - Sheet Metal Structures
  • AVA-154 - Aircraft Coverings & Finishes
  • AVA-155 - Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems
  • AVA-156 - Communication & Navigation
  • AVA-157 - Aircraft Fuel Systems
  • AVA-158 - Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • AVA-159 - Position & Warning Systems
  • AVA-160 - Airframe Inspection
  • AVA-161 - Landing Gear Systems
  • AVA-162 - Assembly & Rigging
  • AVA-163 - Ice & Rain
  • AVA-164 - Aircraft Instrument Systems
  • AVA-165 - Fire Protection Systems

Powerplant Classes

  • AVP-169 - Engine Inspection
  • AVP-170 - Engine Instruments
  • AVP-171 - Engine Fire Protection
  • AVP-172 - Reciprocating Engines
  • AVP-173 - Turbine Engines
  • AVP-174 - Engine Electrical
  • AVP-175 - Lubrication Systems
  • AVP-176 - Ignition Systems
  • AVP-177 - Engine Fuel Systems
  • AVP-178 - Inductions Systems
  • AVP-179 - Cooling and Exhaust Systems
  • AVP-180 - Propellers
  • AVP-181 - Fuel Metering Systems
  • AVP-183 - Un-ducted Fans & Auxiliary Power Units

Tuition & Fees - $23,985 Total

Tuition and lab fees for the full Aviation Maintenance School training (A & P Certificate) for the 2017-2018 school year are as follows:

Payment 1 - $5,752.00 - due August 25, 2017

  • Tuition: $5,509.50
  • Lab Fee: $392.50
  • Books: $350.00
  • Registration: $ -500.00

Payment 2 - $5,902.00 - due November 27, 2017

  • Tuition: $5,509.50
  • Lab Fee: $392.50

Payment 3 - $5,902.00 - due February 26, 2018

  • Tuition: $5,509.50
  • Lab Fee: $392.50

Payment 4 - $5,902.00 - due May 28, 2018

  • Tuition: $5,509.50
  • Lab Fee: $392.50

Please Note:

  • Additional costs will be incurred for tools and FAA testing.
  • Payments are due and payable on the first day of each period as stated above.
  • On individual basis, students may be afforded the opportunity to make payments throughout the billing periods. However, a student may be asked to withdraw from the program if a delinquency in payment persists.
  • Students are responsible for their individual room and board.