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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Aerostructure Manufacturing & Repair Technology - Composite Structures Certificate


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A 50 45 0 C2

The Composite Structures Certificate prepares individuals for employment as aerospace manufacturing technicians, industrial project assembly and repair technicians, and composite repair specialists. Course work includes aerostructures industry standards, aerostructures materials, production procedures, planning, aviation standards, and aerostructure assemblies. Emphasis will be placed on aerostructure construction techniques, manufacturing processes, and composite repair processes. Employment opportunities exist in aircraft manufacturing companies, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facilities, aerospace component manufacturing companies, and aerospace support services companies.

Program outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Composite Structures Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Manufacture composite aerostructures using common composite manufacturing tools and procedures.
  • Repair composite airframe components using common composite repair tools and procedures.
  • Read and interpret aircraft drawings and work instructions.

Total Credits: 13


Total credit hours required for certificate: 13


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