Aircraft Maintenance Technician Program Description

AIRFRAME AND POWERPLANT TECHNICIAN PROGRAMS

The Airframe and Powerplant Technician programs prepare students for entry-level employment as aircraft mechanics. Students may enroll on a part-time or full-time basis.  The programs also provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the aviation industry.  All courses are FAA approved.

General (450 hours)

The General blocks of instruction are a prerequisite for the completion of the Airframe and/or Powerplant Technician Program.

Airframe Technician (900 hours)

The Airframe blocks of instruction provide an in-depth study of Airframe Structures and Systems.  Upon completion, students are qualified to take the FAA Airframe Technician examinations and obtain the Airframe Rating.

Powerplant Technician (900 hours)

The Powerplant blocks of instruction provide an in-depth study of Powerplant Theory/Maintenance and Systems.  Upon completion, students are qualified to take the FAA Powerplant Technician examination and obtain the Powerplant Rating.

 

AIRFRAME AND POWERPLANT MECHANICS FAA CURRICULUM AND PRICES
General Curriculum HOURS IN-STATE OUT OF STATE FEES
Basic Electricity 77.50 $198.40 $794.38 $13.00
Aircraft Drawing 27.50 $70.40 $281.88 $13.00
Cleaning and Corrosion Control / Weight and Balance 55.00 $140.80 $563.75 $13.00
Fluid Lines and Fittings 27.50 $70.40 $281.88 $13.00
Materials and Processes/NDT 75.00 $192.00 $768.75 $13.00
Mathematics 52.50 $134.40 $538.13 $13.00
Maintenance Forms and Records/Maintenance Publications/Mechanics Privileged and Limitations 60.00 $153.60 $615.00 $13.00
Basic Physics / Ground Operation and Servicing 75.00 $192.00 $768.75 $13.00
TOTAL 450.00 $1,152.00 $4,612.50 $104.00
         
Airframe Structures Curriculum HOURS IN-STATE OUT OF STATE FEES
Wood Structures / Aircraft Covering / Aircraft Finishes 57.50 $147.20 $589.38  $13.00
Sheet metal 120.00 $307.20 $1,230.00  $13.00
Composites and Non‐Metallic Structures 90.00 $230.40 $922.50  $13.00
Welding 27.50 $70.40 $281.88  $13.00
Assembly and Rigging 95.00 $243.20 $973.75  $13.00
Airframe Inspection 60.00 $153.60 $615.00  $13.00
TOTAL 450.00 $1,152.00 $4,612.50  $78.00
         
Airframe Systems and Components Curriculum HOURS IN-STATE OUT OF STATE FEES
Aircraft Landing Gear Systems / Hydraulic
and Pneumatic Systems
120.00 $307.20 $1,230.00 $13.00
Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems/Ice and Rain Control Systems 90.00 $230.40 $922.50 $13.00
Communication and Navigation Systems/Aircraft Instruments Systems/Position and Warning Systems 100.00 $256.00 $1,025.00 $13.00
Fire Protection Systems / Aircraft Fuel Systems 50.00 $128.00 $512.50 $13.00
Aircraft Electrical Systems 90.00 $230.40 $922.50 $13.00
TOTAL 450.00 $1,152.00 $4,612.50 $65.00
         
Powerplant Theory and Maintenance Curriculum HOURS IN-STATE OUT OF STATE FEES
Reciprocating Engine Theory and Overhaul 170.00 $435.20 $1,742.50 $13.00
Turbine Engine Theory and Overhaul 115.00 $294.40 $1,178.75 $13.00
Engine Inspection 55.00 $140.80 $563.75 $13.00
Engine Operation, Troubleshooting & Repair 55.00 $140.80 $563.75 $13.00
Engine Removal and Installation 55.00 $140.80 $563.75 $13.00
TOTAL 450.00 $1,152.00 $4,612.50 $65.00
         
Powerplant Systems and Components Curriculum HOURS IN-STATE OUT OF STATE FEES
Engine Instruments, Fire Protection and Lubrication Systems 90.00 $230.40 $922.50 $13.00
Engine Electrical and Starting Systems 90.00 $230.40 $922.50 $13.00
Ignition Systems 60.00 $153.60 $615.00 $13.00
Engine Fuel Systems and Fuel metering Systems 90.00 $230.40 $922.50 $13.00
Induction and Engine Airflow Systems / Engine Cooling Systems / Engine Exhaust and Reverser Systems 60.00 $153.60 $615.00 $13.00
Propellers 60.00 $153.60 $615.00 $13.00
TOTAL 450.00 $1,152.00 $4,612.50 $78.00

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