;

Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Aviation Maintenance Technician-Powerplant, 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-Powerplant 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 2210RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2220RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS II

4

AVMT 2230GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2240GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS II

3

AVMT 2260ENGINE FUEL AND FUEL METERING SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2270PWRPLANT INS, FIRE & ELCT SYS

3

AVMT 2275PWRPLANT IGNITION & START SYS

4

AVMT 2280AIRCRAFT PWRPLNT ACCESSORY SYS

3

AVMT 2285AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SYSTEMS

3

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 - Powerplant

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 2 Fall Semester

AVMT 2210RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2230GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2280AIRCRAFT PWRPLNT ACCESSORY SYS

3

Year 2 Spring Semester

AVMT 2270PWRPLANT INS, FIRE & ELCT SYS

3

AVMT 2275PWRPLANT IGNITION & START SYS

4

AVMT 2260ENGINE FUEL AND FUEL METERING SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2240GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS II

3

Year 2 Summer Semester

AVMT 2220RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS II

4

AVMT 2285AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SYSTEMS

3