Holland College | Aircraft Turbine Technician

Aircraft Turbine Technician

Start Date: September
Length: 1 Year
Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus
Credential: Certificate, Aircraft Turbine Technician
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Grade 11 or 12 academic math
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program


  • Preference will be given to applicants with Grade 11 or 12 physics.
  • On-the-job training placements for this program may require additional documentation, including the completion of a security assessment application in accordance with the Controlled Goods Program, which includes, but is not limited to, the provision of personal information regarding the student’s country of origin, citizenship(s), residential history, educational history, employment history, criminal history, travel history, personal references, an indication of whether the student possesses a valid security clearance, and answering security assessment questions. Results from this additional documentation or security assessment may impact your ability to complete an on the job training placement.

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2022-2023. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Click here to see International Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year
Tuition $ 6,981
Student Union $ 172
Health Insurance Fee $ 420
Graduation Fee $ 100
First Aid/WHMIS $ 100
Total $ 7,773
1stinstallment due September 6 $ 4,981
2ndinstallment due January 9 $ 2,792
Other Program Costs 1st Year
Books $ 140
Uniform/Safety Shoes/License Fee $ 100
Total $ 240


International Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year
Tuition $ 11,981
Student Union $ 172
Health Insurance Fee $ 1,170
Graduation Fee $ 100
First Aid/WHMIS $ 100
Total $ 13,523
1stinstallment due September 6 $ 10,731
2ndinstallment due January 9 $ 2,792
Other Program Costs 1st Year
Books $ 140
Uniform/Safety Shoes/License Fee $ 100
Total $ 240

Graduates from this program find employment in the Aerospace industry:

  • Standard Aero
  • Action Aero
  • Honeywell
  • Pratt and Whitney

Program Overview

Aircraft turbine technicians inspect aircraft engines, troubleshoot issues with mechanical systems, and modify, repair, and test turbine engines. You will learn the techniques, procedures, and documentation requirements you need to work in this growing industry. You will start your training on a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-20 turboprop engine. Depending on your lab progress, you may also train on either the Pratt & Whitney PW100 turboprop engine or the Rolls Royce 250 turboshaft engine, or both.

If you are looking for a mechanical and detail-oriented, hands-on career in a fast-paced industry, this is the program for you!

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This is a U.S. Federal Aid Approved program.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.


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