International Aviation Technical College at Riyadh

The International Aviation Technical College (IATC) is an initiative of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC). Colleges of Excellence (CoE) supervise it to provide world-class vocational training to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

For its part, IATC has been selected to train young Saudi students in Aviation engineering and maintenance so that they will be able to play a pivotal role in developing the Kingdom’s broader skill base and fill the employment opportunities to meet the aspirations set out in Vision 2030.

The training provided by the IATC is at the highest possible level, and the college’s graduates will help ensure that the Saudi Arabian Aviation Sector’s manpower is among the most current and technically proficient in the world.

Civilian Track

This program is a General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) endorsed training (Part 147) for graduates aiming to work as aviation maintenance engineers in the civil aviation sector. In addition to the diploma that students earn upon graduation from this program, graduates will be fully qualified to take the GACA Part 147 exams to obtain their aircraft maintenance GACA license.

General conditions to be accepted at the college (Males Only): 

  • Saudi Nationals or son of Saudi mother
  • Age between 18 to 23 years old
  • High school graduate with a maximum of 5 years since high school graduation at the time of application
  • Minimum high school GPA: 85%
  • Minimum Qiyas score: 65
  • Basic level of English – minimum A2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Military Track

The programs for graduates aiming to work in the military are based on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 66 curriculum in Mechanical (B1), Avionics (B2) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

The major Military organizations who sponsor students in this track are:


Our Vision

IATC will be the leading civil and defense aviation training provider in the gulf

Our Mission

To Supply The Gulf Aviation Sector With Highly Skilled, Motivated And Dependable Graduates.

Our Values


King Khalid International Airport

Riyadh 14212, P. O. Box 47139

Saudi Arabia