Aviation apprenticeship offers Baldwin County students free college, job opportunity

May 16, 2019 | Al.com

The need for aviation technicians is at a historical level, and companies with growing interests in south Alabama are developing new partnerships with local school systems and colleges to help meet that need.

Coastal Alabama Community College recently held a signing day event at Foley-based Collins Aerospace for three Baldwin County high school seniors who are the first enrollees in the college’s new four-year Aviation Maintenance Technician apprenticeship. It is the first such partnership between Coastal Alabama and the former UTC Aerospace Systems, and will be implemented through the college’s Alabama Aviation Center.

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