The Center for Aviation Technical Training Detachment Whiting Field is comprised of two Military Training Units (MTUs) encompassing seven courses ranging from two to nine weeks in length. The areas of study include three levels of instruction for the Ordnance University and four courses of instruction for the Aviation Maintenance Training Unit that includes the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program indoctrination and Management courses, Advanced Aviation Maintenance Manager Course and the Prospective Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Duty Officer Course.
The Aviation Maintenance Officer School provides training to newly commissioned or designated aviation ground officers who are prospective members of intermediate or organizational maintenance activities. Training is provided to prepare students to perform in aviation maintenance leadership positions in various fleet aviation units.
The Aviation Ordnance Officer Career Progression Course creates a training path, which begins immediately following accession training and culminates in specialized training in preparation for increased levels of responsibility and authority associated with Aviation Ordnance Management.