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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Aviation Systems Technology - Powerplant Rating Option Certificate


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A 60 20 0 C3

This program prepares individuals with the basic knowledge and skills for a career as an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) with a concentration in Airframe systems. This certificate program is designed to prepare students for certification through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Powerplant rating. As a limited enrollment program and due to the AST program schedule, new classes are formed each Fall and Spring semester.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Powerplant Rating certificate, the student should be able to:

  • Inspect powerplant systems and structures as allowed by the FAA
  • Repair powerplant systems and structures as allowed by the FAA
  • Service powerplant systems and structures as allowed by the FAA
  • Repair powerplant systems components within the limits prescribed by the FAA
  • Replace powerplant systems components within the limits prescribed by the FAA
  • Demonstrate proper documentation of maintenance, servicing, and repair records as required by the FAA
  • Demonstrate privileges and responsibilities of certificated FAA Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

Fall Semester I


Total Credits: 15


Spring Semester I


Total Credits: 15


Summer Semester I


Total Credits: 9


Fall Semester II


Total Credits: 6


Total credit hours required for certificate: 45


Note:


1 Students who possess an FAA mechanic certificate with airframe rating are not required to complete AVI 110  

2 Courses started each Fall are not taken sequentially due to normal course flow mandated by AST programs for students taking combined airframe and powerplant options.  Students starting AVI 110  in the Spring will normally take AVI 240 , AVI 250 , and AVI 260 .  Other variations may be necessary.

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