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Admission

Additional information on program policies, admission processes and requirements are found in the Aviation Technology Program Student Handbook.

Minimum Qualifications for Program Eligibility

Potential aviation maintenance students must

  • demonstrate required reading and math skill levels.  AVM courses have reading and math prerequisites: REA 091 (or higher) or placement into REA 112; and ICS 081, MAT 089 Module 15; or placement into MAT 092..  An official college transcript displaying the completion of math and reading classes at or beyond these levels may be used in place of the assessments to verify skill level.
  • attend an Aviation Technology Program orientation and submit a completed, signed Aviation Technology Program application and submit a negative alcohol and drug screening test.

Physical Requirements

Throughout the course of all of the trainings in Pima's Aviation Technology Program occasional exposure to toxic chemicals and particulate matter may occur, which is typical in the aviation industry. Training on personal protection equipment (PPE) wear and use is mandatory. Each student is personally responsible for the proper wear and usage of PPE.

The Aviation Technology Program has physical requirements to help ensure that students complete the coursework as specified by the industry and meet Federal Aviation Administration requirements. Program physical requirements are as follows:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in small, confined areas
  • Ability to work kneeling, bending and sitting
  • Ability to climb stairs and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work at heights approaching 60 feet
  • Ability to work in high noise environments, wearing ear protection
  • Ability to work wearing eye protection
  • Ability to work while wearing a respirator mask

Program Information

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