Aviation Systems Technician Course

The aim of this program is to train technicians to perform all tasks required of an Aviation Systems Technician, Apprentice Level. Aviation Systems Technicians are members of the aircraft servicing and maintenance team who handle aircraft, ground equipment and associated support facilities.

The Aviation Systems Technician Apprentice course is designed to introduce the students to basic tools and the aircraft maintenance environment and develop them in the full range of their trade duties. By the end of training the apprentice will be able to assess a technical problem and determine a plan to make the repairs. Instruction is provided by a combination of lectures, demonstrations and practical exercises using the school’s equipment and facilities. Major subject areas covered in the course are:

The course is normally run with minimum fourteen to maximum twenty candidates. Candidates are normally of the rank of Private or other Junior Non-Commissioned Officers.

Candidates must be capable of communicating and taking all instruction in English or French.

The Course is conducted 7 times a year and the duration of this course is approximately 191 training days (nine months).

The Aviation Systems Technician training is conducted at 16 Wing, at the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering (CFSATE) located at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden, just north of Toronto, Ontario.

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