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Aviation Structural Technician

DETAILS

Aviation Structural Technician program is composed of training and course work that prepares  students for a career as an Aviation Structural Technician. 

This 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 a career as aircraft structural  technicians and support personnel. Topics include flight line and shop safety, aircraft structures, metals,  hand tools, and measuring devices, aircraft riveting, hardware, technical drawings, forming processes,  structural repair, and corrosion control. 

OCCUPATIONS
Aviation Maintenance Technician

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSURE
Aviation Structural Technician

AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - HIGH SCHOOL  
A breakdown of individual courses if provided below.

COURSES HOURS
Introduction to Aviation

240

General 480
Airframe 240
Total Hours 960

SEMESTER 1

Course Name

Hours

Shop Safety and Human Factors 

20

Mathematics

36

Hand and Power Tools

44

Blueprints and Drawings 

44

Sheet Metal 1A

48

Aircraft Drawings

36

Report Writing and Record Keeping

14

SEMESTER 2

Course Name

Hours

 Hardware and Precision Measuring 

36

Cleaning and Corrosion Control 

40

Battery Service and Inspection 

40

Materials and Processes and NDT 

50

Sheet Metal 1B 

44

Unmanned Aircraft Construction 

30

SEMESTER 3

Course Name

Hours

Physics and Basic Aerodynamics  

36

Aircraft Ground Handling and Servicing 

30

Fluid Lines and Fittings 

30

Basic Electricity and DC Circuits 

58

Sheet Metal 2A 

44

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 

36

SEMESTER 4
 

Course Name

Hours

  FAA Regulations and Publications 

36

 AC Electrical Circuits 

58

 Solid State Circuits 

36

 Weight and Balance 

36

 Sheet Metal 2B 

44

 Resume Preparation and Interviewing 

30