Are you interested in a trade that offers varied career opportunities, both on a domestic level and internationally?
Aircraft maintenance engineering offers many job opportunities all across the country as well as abroad. Graduates from Technical College Reykjavík have gone on to work for Icelandair, the Icelandic coast guard and Air Atlanta, among others. The field offers many opportunities for continuing education and expanding your knowledge.
All the courses are taught in Iceland but the course language is English. Students are divided into classes and the study programme consists of three phases: academic courses, practical courses and an internship. After completing their courses in school, students complete a payed apprenticeship.
Classes start in the fall and only 25 students are admitted per year.
The programme is only open for admissions in the fall semester, from mid March each year and usually until end of May. For the 2021 fall semester, the program will be open for admissions until the end of July 2021.
You need to be at least 18 years old and have good English skills, both verbal and written, as well as fair physics and math skills. This means having done two courses in English and math and one course in physics or natural sciences on upper secondary school level or having the equivalent skills.
You need to have a clean criminal record to comply with background check provisions in regulations regarding access to airports.
The study programme gives you full B1.1 qualifications (2400 hrs.) for a journeyman’s examination in aircraft maintenance engineering, including licence to maintain aeroplanes with turbine engines.
Technical College Reykjavík collaborates with Resource Group – Aviation Technical Training Division, this study programme in accordance with EASA Part-66 standards.
Only one group of students is admitted per year and the courses start in the beginning of September.