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This video is 100% funded by federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) awards AA-32183-18-55-A-51 and AA-30941-17-55-A-51 from the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration to the Virginia Community College System. Blue Ridge Community College was the recipient of $303, 583 as part of this initiative.


Aviation technicians perform scheduled maintenance and trouble-shooting on private planes, corporate jets and helicopters.  Graduates of the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program are eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Written, Oral, and Practical exams for a Mechanic’s Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings.

Graduates of the commercial pilot program can get federal certification to become commercial pilots.

Program Admission

AMT programs have additional admissions requirements.

Program Options

Distance Learning Program Options

The BRCC AMT program is FAA approved to offer courses via distance delivery. Approximately half of the AMT program can be completed online. The remaining laboratory (hands-on) training will be completed at the BRCC AMT facility at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave, Virginia. 

Assessments can be taken at proctored locations in your area, or at the BRCC AMT facility at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport.




Students are eligible for discounts on tools.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Approval

BRCC is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration in accordance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 147 as an Aviation Maintenance Training School (AMTS) to offer training that leads to qualification in accordance with Title 14 CFR Part 65.77 for the FAA Mechanic’s Certificate with either or both Airframe and Powerplant ratings.

Additionally, BRCC is approved by the FAA in accordance with Order Number 8000.84A to offer Light Sport Repairman Maintenance Training that leads to qualification for an FAA Repairman Certificate with Light Sport Maintenance Airplane rating.

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(540) 234-9261
Box 80, One College Lane
Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486

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