Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice

<strong>Gain valuable work experience alongside trained experts while making an investment in the future of mission aviation.</strong>

Prairie Aviation Training Centre

Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada

Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada (MAF), a Christian nonprofit organization founded in 1945, is seeking people who share our passion for seeing the Great Commission carried out near and far. MAF operates globally, but its Canadian headquarters are located in Guelph, Ontario. As a part of this organization, this position is a vital part in bringing the Gospel, healthcare, education, disaster relief, food and clean water to isolated people in developing countries.

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Career (+4 years)

Overview: As a student in the Missionary Apprenticeship Program you&rsquo;ll work with an experienced missionary team at Prairie Aviation Training Centre (PATC) in Three Hills, Alberta.<br /><br />You&rsquo;ll not only learn technical maintenance elements, but will also gain an understanding of the requirements to be an effective cross-cultural missionary serving in an overseas context, including elements relating to maintenance management and task prioritization, self-awareness regarding culture, and a readiness to receive and learn from another host culture.<br /><br />In the end, this program will prepare you for a future overseas assignment with MAF.<br /><br /> Practical Apprenticeship Track (PAT)<br /> <ul> <li>Enter MAP with Aircraft Maintenance Technician diploma</li> <li>30-month AME apprenticeship training at Prairie Aviation Training Centre (PATC) (Three Hills, AB)</li> <li>Expectation of an 8-year commitment of service with MAF upon completion of MAP.</li> </ul> <br /> Theory and Practical Apprenticeship Track (TPAT)<br /> <ul> <li>No previous AME training or experience required</li> <li>48 month AME theory and apprenticeship training at PATC (Three Hills, AB) and Red River College (Portage La Prairie, MB) or through other approved provider.</li> <li>Expectation of an 8-year commitment of service with MAF upon completion of MAP.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Successful completion of MAFC&rsquo;s Technical Evaluation and Candidate Orientation training</li> <li>A rigorous technical, spiritual, attitudinal and Ministry Partnership review process will be completed with all apprentices at 6 month intervals throughout the program, and MAFC must be satisfied with development, learning, and progress.</li> <li>Students to provide basic AME tools as needed</li> <li>Active attendance/engagement in a local church</li> <li>Students to secure their own accommodations and cover their own living expenses</li> <li>The repayment of all costs should an apprentice not fulfill the 8-year commitment of service (TPAT students only) with MAF.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Minimum age of 18 years.</li> <li>Spiritual maturity and clear sense of calling to missionary service.</li> <li>Technical aptitude and demonstrated industrious work ethic.</li> <li>Foundation of biblical training or incorporation of a biblical training component into the apprenticeship curriculum</li> <li>Willingness to raise prayer and financial support.</li> </ul>