Aviation Maintenance Technology

About

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program prepares students to inspect, repair, service, and overhaul airframe and power plant systems. Students also receive training in the electrical and electronics area of the aviation industry. Program offers specialized classroom instruction and practical hands-on experience in the field of aviation, airframe, and power plant maintenance. Upon completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration Certification Exam to become a licensed airframe and power plant mechanic.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 18 Months
Clock Hours 1,944
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,080.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $8,660.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Aviation Maintenance Technician1944Diploma
Airframe Mechanic1150Certificate
Power Plant Mechanic1150Certificate

  • Must pass Technology Foundations exam prior to enrollment.

Campus Locations

Aviation Maintenance Technology Extension
340 Piper Street
Morristown, TN 37814

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes helicopter and aircraft engine specialists.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 1,830

Current job openings per year: 50

Salary Range

$46,700
to
$61,100

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Airframe Electricity I
Line, Hangar, and Shop Safety
Aviation Math and Physics
Fundamentals of Aircraft Maintenance
Technical Mechanics
Fundamental of Regulations/Publications/Records
Basic Aviation Electricity
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Wood Structures
Non-Metallic Structures
Aircraft Fabric Control
Aircraft Finishes and Painting
Sheet Metal Structural Repair I
Airframe Eletricity II
Aircraft Inspection
Reciprocating Electrical System
Turbine Electrical Systems
Worker Characteristic
Third Trimester: 
Sheet Metal Structure Repair II
Aircraft Assembly and Rigging
Communication and Navigation Systems
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power Systems
Landing Gear Systems
Position and Warning Systems
Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
Ice and Rain Control Systems
Aircraft Fuel Systems
Fire Protection Systems
Aircraft Welding
Aircraft Instrument System
Worker Characteristic
Fourth Trimester: 
Fundaments and Reciprocating Engine Overhaul
Induction, Exhaust, Cooling, and Lubrication
Recip-Fuel and Fuel Metering Systems
Ignition and Starting Systems
Reciprocating Propellers
Power Plant Operations and Trouble
Power Plant Maintenance
Fundamental of Turbine Engines
Turbine Inlet, Ducts, Exhausts, and Lubricating Systems
Turbine Fuel Metering and Ignition Systems I
Worker Characteristics
Fifth Trimester: 
Turbine Fuel Metering and Ignition System II
Turbine Propellers
Engine Fire Protection Systems
Turbine Removal, Overhaul, and Replacement
Turbine Inspection and Troubleshooting
Worker Characteristic

Instructors

J.B. Marshall
423-581-7028
Steven Robbins
423-581-7028

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