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Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center

Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center

107 College Way
Barco, NC 27917


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