Aviation Maintenance Technician - Evening Career Major - Overview

Aviation Maintenance Technician - Evening

aviation maintenance technician
Career Major Length
2055 hours
Who Can Enroll
Adults
Schedule
M-Th 3-10:30P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$6,679.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$13,358.00
Book Costs:
$352.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$21/hr

Learn to inspect and perform or supervise maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration of aircraft and aircraft systems. This major prepares the student with the knowledge and skill required to pass both the Airframe Mechanic and the Powerplant Mechanic exams administered by the FAA to gain entry level employment in aviation and other maintenance fields throughout the world. The Aviation Maintenance Technician major is certified under Part 147 of the Federal Aviation Regulations with an FAA-approved and -supervised curriculum.

Career Major Length
2055.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Mathematics`
30.00
Basic Physics and Aerodynamics
45.00
Ground Handling and Servicing
30.00
Aircraft Drawings
30.00
Fluid Lines and Fittings
30.00
Materials and Processes, NDI, Precision Measuring
75.00
Aircraft Cleaning and Corrosion Control
30.00
Weight and Balance
37.50
Federal Aviation Regulations, Publications & Records
45.00
Basic Electricity DC and Batteries
60.00
Basic Electricity AC
45.00
Solid State Circuits
37.50
Aircraft Electrical Systems
52.50
Aircraft Wiring Practices
45.00
Aircraft Structures, Aerodynamics, Assembly and Rigging
67.50
Nonmetallic Structural Repair Fabric and Finish
127.50
Sheet Metal Structural Repair
120.00
Aircraft Welding
30.00
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
60.00
Landing Gear and Position/Warning Systems
75.00
Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
30.00
Instruments and Communication/Navigation Systems
37.50
Ice, Rain and Fire Protection Systems
30.00
Fuel Systems
30.00
Airframe Inspections
75.00
Power Plant Electrical Systems
67.50
Power Plant Wiring Practices
30.00
Fundamentals of Turbine Engines
52.50
Power Plant Instrumentation and Fire Protection
22.50
Turbine Induction, Exhaust, Cool, Lube, Start and Ignition Systems
45.00
Turbine Fuels and Metering
37.50
Turbine Engine Removal, Overhaul and Installation
90.00
Turbine Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Troubleshooting
60.00
Basic Propeller Systems
30.00
Complex Propeller Systems
30.00
Fundamentals of Reciprocating Engines
52.50
Reciprocating Induction, Exhaust, Cool, Lube and Start Systems
45.00
Reciprocating Fuels and Metering
37.50
Reciprocating Ignition Systems
45.00
Reciprocating Engine Removal, Overhaul and Installation
90.00
Reciprocating Engine Inspection, Repair, Alteration & Troubleshooting
45.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • General math, Algebra I, general science or equivalent courses
  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • Good manual dexterity and agility
  • Average or better mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to comprehend and apply basic math and physics concepts

Certifications Available

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic