Aviation Maintenance Technology

Associate in Science 

To be eligible for an Associate in Science degree in the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program, a student must successfully complete a Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics program that is offered at FAA approved schools and have an active license. Thirty credits will be granted to individuals who have an active FAA license. An additional thirty-two (32) credits of college instruction must be completed for the Associate in Science degree. To find an FAA school, please select Maintenance School Information on http://www.faa.gov/training_testing/schools/

Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, the graduate should be able to: 

  • Possess an active Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics license 
  • Apply language arts and communications skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to reading, writing, and oral communication 
  • Perform mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to algebra, arithmetic, decimals, and graphs 
  • Use the scientific method and critical thinking to solve problems related to the occupation 
  • Demonstrate workplace skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to resume preparation, seeking employment, maintaining a safe healthy workplace environment, demonstrating workplace ethics, and teamwork 
  • Apply knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation 
  • Identify and use the appropriate tools, testing procedures, and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation 
  • Use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and standards to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation 

Graduates of this program may obtain employment as mechanics at airports, technicians with aircraft and powerplant companies, or they may continue their education toward a Bachelor’s degree in the industrial and manufacturing fields. 

Contact

For more information contact:

Paul Silberquit
(203) 285-2368 
psilberquit@gwcc.commnet.edu

 

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