Salt Lake Community College has offered the Pilot program for 16 years and prepares students for a successful and exciting career in the aerospace industry. The program includes classroom academics, simulator training, and inflight instruction. All academic and flight training is certified under the Federal Aviation Administration PAR’s Part 141 standards. Graduates of SLCC’s Aerospace/Aviation Pilot program are well prepared for successful and exciting careers in the aerospace industry. SLCC also caters to future pilots who may not be seeking a degree.
The Aerospace/Aviation Technology-Aviation Maintenance Program is designed to prepare students for a career in maintenance and repair of various aircraft. This program is designed to give students knowledge and skills for the level required to pass the Federal Aviation Administration written, oral and practical examinations for an airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics license. Aircraft technicians are required to perform preventive maintenance and troubleshoot, repair, install or replace parts relative to airframes and engines. Students will learn both fixed and rotor-wing aircraft as well as reciprocating and turbine engines.