Thank you for visiting our USA travel and visa student request page. If you are an international student who would like to study in the USA, the Aviation Institute of Maintenance offers various Airframe & Powerplant programs. The Aviation Institute of Maintenance is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). In addition, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approves our training programs.
All international students must be fluent in English before they enroll. Applicants will be asked to furnish proof that they can read, write, and speak English fluently. International student applicants must meet the following requirement for admission to AIM.
If the student has passed at least five years of English language study (school transcripts should show this) or English is their native language, then an English proficiency test is not needed. The school reserves the right to accept an equivalent examination as deemed appropriate. If a student does not meet the requirements described above, the applicant must provide evidence of passing a standard English language test, meeting one of the requirements below:
If a student scores between 450 and 475 for the TOEFL paper test, between 45 and 55 for iBT, or a bandwidth score between 5.0 and 5.5 for IELTS, the school may grant conditional acceptance provided that the applicant agrees to enroll into a pathways to English as a second language program. Prior to enrollment at AIM, the student would be required to provide proof of ESL course completion, as well as evidence that their English language testing scores had improved to meet the standards as outlined. AIM applicants are uniquely reminded that the FAA requirement for successful A&P certification mandates the candidate read, write and speak in the English language.
AIM international applicants are reminded that the FAA requirement for successful A&P certification mandates the candidate read, write and speak in the English language.
Students abroad who wish to study at our aviation maintenance school in the USA are encouraged to contact us through the student request form on this page. Additional information and instructions will be provided for you upon request. We have knowledgeable admissions representatives who may be able to answer questions about study, international student visa and travel in the USA.
Please provide as many details as possible so we can help you reach your goals and process your request faster.
Attn: AIM International
4455 South Boulevard
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
Additional information to study in the USA can be found here:
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.
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