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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Aviation Maintenance Technician-Airframe, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Aircraft Technology Training Center/Thomson

Entrance Dates: Fall
Length of Program: Three Semesters/Day
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 51

Admission:

  • Attainment of 16 years of age;
  • Documentation of high school graduation or satisfaction of High School Equivalency Certificate requirements;
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores on tests of reading, language, and math, or achievement of minimum provisional admission scores and recommendation by program faculty and designated admissions personnel on the basis of interview and assessment of student potential;
  • Completion of application and related procedures

Program Description: The Aviation Maintenance Technician-Powerplant program courses prepare students for employment in the field of aviation maintenance. The program emphasizes a combination of aircraft maintenance theory and aircraft maintenance application. This program meets the FAA academic requirements for the Mechanic-Airframe certificate.

Credentialing (Required):  Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to participate in FAA airframe and powerplant examinations and certification.  

Curriculum Outline

Essential Fundamental Technical Courses

AVMT 1000AVIATION MATHEMATICS

2

AVMT 1010AIRCRAFT MAINT REGULATIONS

2

AVMT 1020AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES I

5

AVMT 1025AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES II

4

AVMT 1030ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS

5

AVMT 1210AVIATION PHYSICS

2

Essential Specific Technical Courses

AVMT 2011AIRCRAFT WOOD STRUCTURES, COVERINGS AND FINISHES

1

AVMT 2020AIRFRAME SHEET METAL

5

AVMT 2025Airframe NonMetallic Structure

2

AVMT 2030AIRFRAME WELDING

1

AVMT 2040AIRFRAME ASSEMBLY & RIGGING

2

AVMT 2050AIRFRAME INSPECTION

4

AVMT 2060HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS

2

AVMT 2070AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR SYS I

3

AVMT 2080ENVIRONMENTAL CTRL SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2085AIRCRAFT FUEL AND INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2090AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2095COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

2

NOTES:

  • A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses with the AMT prefix.
  • Attendance requirements are also mandated by the FAA.

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Aviation Maintenance Technician - Airframe

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Thomson Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AVMT 1000AVIATION MATHEMATICS

2

AVMT 1210AVIATION PHYSICS

2

AVMT 1010AIRCRAFT MAINT REGULATIONS

2

AVMT 1020AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES I

5

AVMT 1025AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES II

4

AVMT 1030ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS

5

Year 1 Spring Semester

AVMT 2011AIRCRAFT WOOD STRUCTURES, COVERINGS AND FINISHES

1

AVMT 2020AIRFRAME SHEET METAL

5

AVMT 2025Airframe NonMetallic Structure

2

AVMT 2030AIRFRAME WELDING

1

AVMT 2040AIRFRAME ASSEMBLY & RIGGING

2

AVMT 2090AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2060HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS

2

Year 1 Summer Semester

AVMT 2070AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR SYS I

3

AVMT 2080ENVIRONMENTAL CTRL SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2095COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

2

Year 2 Fall Semester

AVMT 2050AIRFRAME INSPECTION

4

AVMT 2085AIRCRAFT FUEL AND INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS

3