This program prepares students to
enter employment as a certified
airframe and powerplant technician
in the aircraft maintenance industry.
Training is given in the overhaul
of various airframes and powerplants
and their components. Completion
of this program leads to an Associate
in Science Degree. Two state-awarded
certificates are also available
upon successful completion of this
program – one certificate
in Airframe Maintenance Technology
and one certificate in Aircraft
Powerplant Maintenance Technology.
Excellent oportunities for employment
exist in this area of training.
Certain administrative, quality
control, and flight personnel careers
require the applicant to hold a
valid A & P Certificate.
program offers a day (full-time)
or evening (part-time) program option.
The only difference between the
two options is the course numbering
and time required to complete the
program. Day program courses AIRM
65A and 65B are equivalent to evening
program courses AIRM 95A, 95B, 96A,
96B, 97A, 97B, 98A, and 98B. Day
program courses AIRM 66A and 66B
are equivalent to evening program
courses AIRM 90A, 90B, 91A, 91B,
92A, 92B, 93A, and 93B. The evening
program courses are offered in 9-week
Successful completion of
this program enables students to
take the FAA examinations in Airframe,
General, and Powerplant. Passing
the General Exam plus the Airframe
and/or Powerplant Exam provides
certification as an Aircraft Maintenance
Technician, which is required for
employment in this field. Students
desiring a Bachelor’s Degree
(transfer program) should consult
with a counselor or advisor to discuss
transferability of courses.