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Aviation Maintenance Technician

This degree/certificate is designed to prepare students to qualify for the Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

This degree/certificate enables the holder to perform 100 hours and annual inspections on aircraft ranging from small aircraft used in general aviation through jets utilized by commercial airlines. The written examinations are administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through computer testing centers. The total program requires 1,900 hours of lecture and laboratory.

For the associate degree, students must complete all requirements for the certificate with a Grade of C or better plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate of Science Degree (minimum total of 60 units).

Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
AERO100 General/Calculations and Basic Electricity Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 5
AERO100L General Laboratory/Calculations and Basic Electricity Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 2
AERO101 General/Materials and Servicing Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 5
AERO101L General Laboratory/Materials and Servicing Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 2
AERO102 Airframe Maintenance - Structures 6
AERO102L Airframe Maintenance Laboratory - Structures 5
AERO103 Airframe Maintenance - Systems and Components 6
AERO103L Airframe Maintenance Laboratory - Systems and Components 5
AERO104 Powerplant Maintenance - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 6
AERO104L Powerplant Maintenance Laboratory - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 5
AERO105 Powerplant Maintenance - Accessory Overhaul 6
AERO105L Powerplant Maintenance Laboratory - Accessory Overhaul 5
 
Total Units 58

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