Graduates will meet Federal Aviation Administration requirements for the issuance of a Powerplant certificate. Aviation maintenance technicians are qualified to perform service or make repairs on all types and sizes of private and commercial aircraft propulsion systems. Related fields include aircraft and component manufacturing. Students are eligible for FAA certification upon completion of required technical credits.
Included in this program are academic courses in communication, quantitative reasoning, and social sciences that provide knowledge and abilities upon which technical skills are built and personal development enhanced.
This program is approximately five quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.
Note: Graduates must meet FAA literacy requirements and complete technical credits for FAA certification.
Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters
Basic Mathematics, Basic Physics, & Weight & Balance
Aircraft Drawings, Cleaning & Corrosion Control, Ground Operations & Servicing, & Fluid Lines & Fittings
Materials & Processes
Maintenance Forms & Records, Publications, & Mechanics Privileges & Limitations
Hangar Operations & Maintenance
Engine Electrical Systems
FAA Testing & Turbine Engines
Engine Lubrication Systems
Engine Instrument Systems
Powerplant Reciprocating Engine Theory
Powerplant Maintenance & Operation
Engine Fuel System & Fire Protection
Engine Fuel Metering Systems
Propellers & FAA Final Testing
Engine Ignition & Starting Systems
Induction, Airflow, Cooling, & Exhaust Systems
English Composition (or higher) or CMST& 220
Math for Industrial Professions (or higher)
General Psychology (or other social science or humanities course)
Total Credits for Completion