Take advantage of the growing aviation industry in SW Oklahoma by training in the Aviation Maintenance program at SWTC. On May 1, at 7 p.m. there will be an informational Aviation Maintenance (GYOM) enrollment meeting at the Southwest Technology Center Aviation campus, Hanger 33, at the Altus Municipal Airport that is open to the public. The meeting is designed to assist prospective students in the enrollment process, speak with potential employers and get financial aid information, as well as answer any questions from the public.
The Aviation Maintenance program, also known as the Grow Your Own Mechanic (GYOM) program, is an 18 month, FAA accredited program preparing students to gain their Airframe and Powerplant certification. Students enrolled fulltime in the program will attend the General and Airframe portion of the curriculum starting August 12, and complete the powerplant portion of the curriculum by February 2016. Enrolling and completing the Aviation Maintenance (GYOM) program will open doors for individuals in southwest Oklahoma as they seek fulfilling, high-wage careers.
Potential students are encouraged to attend the information night at SWTC, Hanger 33. For more information about the Aviation Maintenance (GYOM) program, enrollment, testing or prospective employment opportunities, please contact Ericka Wiginton at 477-2250 or visit the main campus located at 711 West Tamarack.