Aviation Maintenance Technician

103 credit Associate of Applied Science program

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Program Description:
The Airframe and Powerplant maintenance technician diploma program trains students in the repair and scheduled maintenance of aircraft. This fully approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) program prepares graduates to repair and maintain commercial and general technically advanced aircraft found in today’s market. Training will include study and hands-on experiences in reading and comprehending aircraft manuals, troubleshooting and repairing electrical malfunctions using electrical schematics, analyzing and repairing powerplant malfunctions, repair airframe structures and return aircraft to service, maintaining aircraft powerplant subsystems and determine their airworthiness in accordance with applicable FAA and manufacturer specifications.

Program outcomes include:
• Students will successfully pass the required FAA testing required of an Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic.
• Students will utilize appropriate technology as it pertains to the aviation industry.
• Students will interpret various FAA Regulations that apply to maintenance in the aviation industry.
• Students will apply appropriate safety work habits and procedures.
• Students will apply principles of troubleshooting for various aircraft maintenance tasks.
• Students will demonstrate the proper use of hand tools appropriate to the industry.
• Students will use technical information provided by various aircraft manufactures to perform aircraft maintenance.
• Students will document various maintenance tasks according to the FAA Regulations.
• Students will read and interpret technical information found in the aircraft records.
• Students will demonstrate the necessary skills to properly maintain an aircraft in an airworthy condition.

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Required Courses:
Course IDCreditsNameDescription
AMT14104Aviation Maintenance Fundamentals IStudents will fulfill 80 hours of FAA General AMT area requirements including: aircraft drawings (levels 2 and 3), cleaning and corrosion control (level 3), maintenance forms and records (level 3), maintenance publications (level 3), materials and processes (level 3), and mechanic privileges and limitations (level 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14126Aviation Maintenance Fundamentals IIStudents will fulfill 144 hours of FAA General AMT area requirements including: fluid lines and fittings (level 3), ground operation and servicing (level 2), materials and processes (levels 1, 2, and 3), and weight and balance (levels 2 and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14143Aviation Physics and MathStudents will fulfill 64 hours of FAA General AMT area requirements including: basic physics (level 2) and mathematics (level 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14165Aviation Electricity and ElectronicsStudents will fulfill 128 hours of FAA General AMT area requirements including: basic electricity (level 2 and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (2 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14182Aviation Finishing and CoveringStudents will fulfill 48 hours of FAA Airframe I AMT area requirements including: aircraft covering (level 1) and aircraft finishes (levels 1 and 2). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (1 hr lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14206Aircraft RiggingStudents will fulfill 144 hours of FAA Airframe I AMT area requirements including: airframe inspection (level 3) and assembly and rigging (levels 1, 2, and 3) (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14225Structures (Non-metallic)Students will fulfill 128 hours of FAA Airframe I AMT area requirements including: Sheet metal and non-metallic structures (level 2) and wood structures (level 1). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (2 hrs lec/3 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14245Structures (Sheet Metal)Students will fulfill 128 hours of FAA Airframe I AMT area requirements including: sheet metal and non-metallic structures (levels 2 and 3) (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (2 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14262Aviation WeldingStudents will fulfill 48 hours of FAA Airframe I AMT area requirements including: welding (levels 1 and 2). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (1 hr lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14282Cabin Atmosphere Control SystemsStudents will fulfill 48 hours of FAA Airframe II AMT area requirements including: cabin and atmosphere control systems (levels 1 and 2) and ice and rain control systems (level 2). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (1 hr lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14306Electrical SystemsStudents will fulfill 96 hours of FAA Airframe II AMT area requirements including aircraft electrical systems (level 1, 2, and 3), and fire protection systems (levels 1 and 3), and 48 hours of FAA Power Plant II AMT area requirements including engine electrical systems (level 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT14322Fuel SystemsStudents will fulfill 24 hours of FAA Airframe II AMT area requirements including aircraft fuel systems (levels 1, 2 and 3); and 24 hours of Power II AMT area requirements including fuel metering systems (levels 1, 2, and 3) (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (1 hr lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15106Hydraulic and Pneumatic SystemsStudents will fulfill 144 hours of FAA Airframe II AMT area requirements including aircraft landing gear systems (level 3), hydraulic and pneumatic power systems (levels 2 and 3), position and warning systems (levels 2 and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15125Navigation, Communication, and Instrument TroubleshootingStudents will fulfill 75 hours of FAA Airframe II AMT area requirements including aircraft instrument systems (levels 1 and 2), communication and navigation systems (levels 1 and 2); and 37 hours of Power II AMT area requirements including engine instrument systems (levels 2 and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15147Power PlantStudents will fulfill 160 hours of FAA Power Plant II AMT area requirements including engine cooling systems (levels 2 and 3), engine exhaust and reverser systems (levels 1, 2 and 3), ignition and starting systems (levels 1, 2, and 3), induction and engine airflow systems (levels 1, 2, and 3), lubrication systems (levels 2 and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (4 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15165Power Plant InspectionStudents will fulfill 112 hours of FAA Power Plant I AMT area requirements including engine inspection (level 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15185Propeller SystemsStudents will fulfill 112 hours of FAA Power Plant II AMT area requirements including propellers (levels 1, 2, and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15206Reciprocating EnginesStudents will fulfill 144 hours of FAA Power I AMT area requirements including reciprocating engines (levels 1, 2, and 3). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
AMT15226Turbine EnginesStudents will fulfill 140 hours of FAA Power I AMT area requirements including Turbine engines (levels 2 and 3); and hours of FAA Power II AMT area requirements including auxillary power units (level 1) and unducted fans (level 1). (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450 and READ0465) (3 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)