- School of Applied Sciences
- Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance
Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance
What is the Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance Department? Why Should I Study in this field?
The Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance Department is where aircraft structures and systems are learned about in detail, and where tasks such as the inspection, maintenance and repair of these structures and systems are supported by practical training on the basis of theoretical courses.
What are the characteristics that those who want to study in Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance Department should have?
- To be interested in electric and electronics
- To enjoy tasks that require intensive focusing,
- To be a detailer,
- To put safety first,
- To be inclined to teamwork and cooperation,
- To love working in the field rather than the office.
- To be careful and meticulous,
- To see relations between shapes
- To have manual dexterity.
Why Should I Study Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance at Cappadocia University?
Cappadocia University possesses an “SHY-147 Approved Training Organization” certificate, granted by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) – Turkey’s aviation authority. In this regard, we offer education with content that is approved by the civil aviation authority, providing our students with the advantage of experience and preferential employment access at the time of graduation. Cappadocia University can also set the module exams required to become authorized technicians, and our students can take these exams during their studies at Cappadocia University.
In addition to being an institution that has provided education in many branches of aviation for many years, our University contributes to our students’ personal development through educators with a comprehensive knowledge of aviation culture and industrial experience.
In the final year of their education, our students are provided with a full-time employment opportunity at contracted airline companies, allowing them to gain basic practical education in a real maintenance environment. As this training is accepted as basic training experience by the DGCA, Cappadocia University students have the chance to graduate with a one-year advantage, and to gain the title of “authorized technician”.
What do the Graduates of the Aircraft Mechanic-Engine Maintenance Department Do? What are the Job Opportunities?
Graduates of the department can work in many fields, such as in the aircraft maintenance and repair centers of civil aviation organizations, facilities producing aircraft parts and in the defense sector. They can carry out maintenance and repair operations on aircraft, fuselages, structural components, engines and engine-related systems in the maintenance hangars of airports and airline companies. As a result of the investments made into the aviation sector in our country, the need of aircraft technicians in airline companies is also increasing. People who graduate successfully from this department can quickly find jobs both in Turkey and abroad.