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Aviation Maintenance Technology - Airframe
Aviation maintenance technicians are a vital part of the aerospace industry workforce, inspecting, servicing and maintaining aircraft worldwide. This Airframe specialty certificate trains students specifically in major airframe components and structures such as, hydraulics/pneumatics, landing gear systems, sheet metal, and composite technology.

Upon completion of the Airframe certificate, students are eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration Airframe licensing examinations.

Airframe technicians are employed by repair stations, contract maintenance facilities, general aviation maintenance and regional and national airlines.

Admissions Requirements

Students must complete admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information."
Certificate of Completion - 2012LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
AERM1203  Shop Practices14802
AERM1205  Weight & Balance12482
AERM1208  Federal Aviation Regulations14802
AERM1210  Ground Operations13642
AERM1314  Basic Electricity24963
AERM1315  Aviation Science24963
Total Hours82146414
Semester 2
AERM1241  Wood, Fabric & Finishes13642
AERM1243  Instruments & Navigation/Communication12482
AERM1247  Airframe Auxiliary Systems14802
AERM1253  Aircraft Welding12482
AERM1254  Aircraft Composites14802
AERM1345  Airframe Electrical Systems24963
Total Hours71941613
Semester 3
AERM1349  Hydraulic, Pneumatic & Fuel Systems24963
AERM1350  Landing Gear Systems23803
AERM2233  Assembly & Rigging14802
Total Hours5112568
Grand Totals2051113635
º This course has been designated as the capstone course
† Courses articulated with high schools

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