Baldwin County Public Schools
33243 State Highway 59 Loxley, AL  36551

Be prepared for Federal Aviation Administration exams required to be certified as an aviation mechanic with an airframe endorsement.

Average earning potential


Average completion time

3 years

Career details:

Baldwin Prep’s Aviation Program is an opportunity to be at the forefront of aviation technology, working hands-on with cutting-edge aircraft. This program prepares students to take the written, oral, and practical examinations required by the Federal Aviation Authority to become an aviation mechanic with an airframe endorsement.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study.

Skills students will learn:

  • Basic Electricity
  • Materials and Processes
  • Non-Metallic Structures and Welding
  • Airframe Systems

Future careers & income opportunities:​

OccupationMedian wageAvg openings in AL
Aviation Mechanic$88,40075
Aerospace Engineering$89,020186
A&P Mechanic$68,640433

Post secondary options:​

  • Airframe Technology
  • Powerplant Technology
  • Engineer
  • Engineer

Dual enrollment courses for high school and college credit:

  • Basic Electricity
  • Technical Preparation
  • Materials and Process
  • Weight, Balance, and Corrosion Control
  • Non-Metallic Structures and Welding
  • Aircraft Sheetmetal Structures
  • Airframe Systems 1
  • Airframe Systems 2
  • Airframe Systems 3
  • Airframe Systems 4

* Dual Enrollment Courses are offered through Coastal Alabama Community College and allows students to earn a short term certificate in Airframe Technology (CER-AMT) or an Associates of Applied Science (AAS-AMT)

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