Cecil Center

Aviation Programs

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Cecil Center offers a complete range of aviation programs to prepare students for a multitude of jobs in the aviation industry. America is facing a serious industry shortage for aviation technicians, managers, administrators, air traffic controllers and pilots. This is a great time to start your training for a career in aviation, and this is a great place to begin.


Programs

FAR Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School

As a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified part 147 school, we will train you to become an aviation technician and prepare you to take the FAA exams leading to Airframe and Powerplant Certification.


Pilot Training

If taking to the air is for you then you will want to know more about our Professional Pilot Technology program. With a contracted FAA part 141 Pilot School, and Florida State College’s state of the art simulators and ground school, you will be on your way to a career as a pilot. Graduates earn an associates in science degree (A.S.) as well as their FAA certifications and ratings for private and commercial pilot, airplane single and multi-engine land, instrument, and either certified flight instructor or aircraft transport pilot. The requirements may be demanding but the rewards are great.


Aviation Maintenance Management

For those aviation technicians looking to enhance their careers, the center’s Aviation Maintenance Management program is a good fit. This program leads to an associate in science degree (A.S.) that will prepare you for entry level management positions.


Aircraft Coating and Corrosion Control Technology

If you want a career in aviation repair specializing in the detailing and application of interior and exterior paint and coating systems, the Aircraft Coating and Corrosion Control Technology (5757) (W.C.) program will provide you with the prerequisite knowledge and basic skills to properly remove paint from aircraft surfaces, inspect for corrosion and damage, and prepare and properly apply protective coatings to aircraft surfaces.


Aviation Operations

If you want a career in the fast growing aviation industry in administration, air traffic control or business management, this associate in science degree (A.S.) is for you.


FAA Airframe and Powerplant Prep Courses

Do you have previous aviation experience? See what FAA certification in airframe and powerplant mechanics can do for your earning power. Consider that technicians earn an average of $20.16 per hour with certification but only $15.78 without certification. Now, it's easy and convenient to take FAA test-preparation courses, and the tests themselves, at Florida State College. We are an FAA and PSI-LaserGrade approved test center. All FAA testing is open to the public.


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