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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics Certificate

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Gain basic skills in Powerplant Mechanics.

Before enrolling in this program, students must attend an Aviation Technology orientation and submit the following:

  • Negative alcohol and drug screening test.

NOTE: 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 .

NOTE: Students must complete courses in a specific order per 14 CFR, Part 147.  See Aviation Program Assistant or Applied Technology Advisor for more information regarding this requirement.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Entry-level positions in aircraft maintenance and repair.
Academic Options: Take additional courses toward the Aviation Technology AAS degree.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-5250
Lead Faculty: 520-206-5910

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in AVM courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the Aviation Program Assistant or advisor for more information.

Special Admissions Program:

You are not fully admitted to this program until you have fulfilled the requirements listed above and below and have been officially admitted to the program. See the website or Aviation Program Assistant for details.


Conditional Program/Major Code: CRTAPP/9APP

Program Prerequisites

Students must have completed the following prerequisites (with grades posted) before they may begin the application process.

Aircraft General Mechanics Certificate: 23 Credits

Subtotal: 23 Credits

Students must complete the General Mechanics courses before enrolling in the Powerplant courses.

Total Credits as Displayed: 27.5 Credits

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