Aviation Maintenance Technician (FAA, part 147 approved)

DETAILS

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program is composed of the training and course work that meet  the eligibility requirements to take the Federal Aviation Maintenance (FAA) examinations for Airframe and  Powerplant certification. 

This FAA-approved program provides students with broad and varied experience in aviation science and  theory related to aircraft shop practice, maintenance and repair. Students are prepared for jobs as aircraft  maintenance technicians and support personnel. Topics include general information, basic electricity,  airframe structure, airframe systems, reciprocating engines and systems, propeller systems, and gas  turbines and systems. The curriculum is structured as follows. 

OCCUPATIONS

Aviation Maintenance Technician 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
Preparation for assessment/certifications:
FAA Mechanics Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA, part 147) approved program

AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN | ADULT ONLY PROGRAM
Aviation consists of the three areas below.
Individual courses for each area are listed on the second chart.

Courses Hours
General 480
Airframe 780
Powerplant 720
Total Hours 1,980







ADULT AVIATION MAINTENANCE | ADULT-ONLY PROGRAM

COURSE NAME HOURS 
GENERAL  
 Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics  120
 Aircraft Drawings  30
Weight and Balance  30
Fluid Lines and Fittings  30
Aircraft Materials, Hardware, and Processes   42
Ground Operations and Servicing  30
Cleaning and Corrosion Control  36
Mathematics  36
Regulations, Maintenance Forms, Records, and Publications  36
Physics for Aviation  36
Inspection Concepts and Techniques  30
Human Factors  24
   
AIRFRAME  
Metallic Structures  120
Non-Metallic Structures  120
Flight Controls  60
Airframe Inspection  60
Landing Gear Systems  60
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems  60
Environmental Systems  30
Aircraft Instrument Systems  30
Communications, Light Signals, and Runway Lighting Systems  30
Aircraft Fuel Systems  30
Aircraft Electrical Systems  90
Ice and Rain Control Systems  30
Airframe Fire Protection Systems  30
Rotorcraft Fundamentals  30
Water and Waste Systems  30
   
POWERPLANT  
 Reciprocating Engines  144
 Turbine Engines  90
 Engine Inspection  60
 Engine Instrument Systems  30
 Engine Fire Protection Systems  30
 Engine Electrical Systems  30
 Engine Lubrication Systems   30
 Ignition and Starting Systems  48
 Engine Fuel and Fuel Metering Systems  48
 Reciprocating Engine Induction and Cooling Systems  30
 Turbine Engine Air Systems  30
 Engine Exhaust and Reverser Systems  30
 Propellers  90
TOTAL HOURS 1,980