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Powerplant Maintenance Technician

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

This certificate is designed to prepare students to qualify for the Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which enables the holder to perform 100 hours and annual inspections on aircraft ranging from small aircraft used in general aviation to jets utilized by commercial airlines.

The written examinations are administered by the FAA at computer testing centers. The total program requires 1,150 hours of lecture and laboratory. 

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
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 36

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