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Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center

Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center

107 College Way
Barco, NC 27917

Phone: 252-453-3035
Fax: 252-453-3215

Campus Map

Campus layout, building identifications and evacuation routes

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center (RATTC) is a state-of-the-art, 40,000-square-foot facility, which includes four aviation labs. It also houses four classrooms, including a scale-up classroom that promotes problem-based learning, teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking. Each lab and classroom is equipped with the latest in high-tech teaching tools and aviation equipment, as well as two aircraft for its instructional program: a Cherokee 140 and a Cessna 150L Commuter.

Programs of Study

These programs will give you the skills needed to secure a high-tech, high paying job with local and national employers.

Workforce Development and Career Readiness Classes

Noncredit Class Schedules


  • Basic Aviation Sheet Metal.
  • Advanced Sheet Metal.
  • Private Pilot Ground School.
  • Airport Ground Operations and Safety.


  • Intro to CAD/CAM.
  • Intro to CNC.
  • Advanced Lathe CAM Processes.
  • Intro to 4 Axis Milling.
  • Intro to 5 Axis Milling.

Forklift Operator

front entrance of the Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center