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Advanced Aviation Technology


Gain basic skills in general mechanics, airframe mechanics, powerplant or structural repair.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Seek entry-level positions in aircraft building, maintenance and repair.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by take additional courses toward the Aviation Technology AAS degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program. 

Program Requirements

Program Prerequisites

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled (with grades posted) before students may begin the program application process.


REA 091  Reading Improvement II with a C or better or reading assessment score at level of REA112


MAT 086 Prealgebra with a C or better or math assessment score at level of MAT 092 or higher




Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Choose one of the following concentrations:

Course # Course Title Credits
General Mechanics (Concentration Code: AVMG)
GTM 105V Applied Technical Mathematics for Aviation 3
AVM 110 Aircraft Blueprint Reading 3
AVM 114 Regulatory Requirements 3
AVM 202 Aviation Safety 3
AVM 205 Motion Dynamics 3
AVM 206 Materials and Processes 3
AVM 207 Weight and Balance 3
AVM 208 Basic Electricity 5
General Mechanics Concentration Subtotal 26
Airframe Mechanics (Concentration Code: AVMF)
AVM 105 Aircraft Sheetmetal Repair 5
AVM 130 Aircraft Composite Repair 5
AVM 209 Intermediate Electricity 5
AVM 218 Airframe Rigging and Landing Gear System 3
AVM 223 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power 3
AVM 224 Atmospheric Controls 3
AVM 225 Fire, Ice, Rain, and Fuel systems 3
Airframe Mechanics Concentration Subtotal 27
Powerplant (Concentration Code: AVMP)
AVM 226 Engine Electrical 5
AVM 228 Aircraft Propellers 3
AVM 229 Engine Support Systems 3
AVM 232 Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 5
AVM 233 Turbine Engines 5
AVM 234 Engine Fuel Metering and Operation 5
Powerplant Concentration Subtotal 26
Aviation Structural Repair (Concentration Code: AVMS)
AVM 101 Structural Repair I 4
AVM 102 Structural Repair II 4
AVM 114 Regulatory Requirements 3
AVM 150 Structural Repair III 4
AVM 151 Structural Repair IV 4
AVM 203 Structural Repair V 4
AVM 204 Structural Repair VI 4
Aviation Structural Repair Concentration Subtotal 27
Program Total 26-34