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Airframe Mechanics Certificate Level 2 (47.0607)

Airframe Mechanics Certificate Level 2 (47.0607) Del Rio Campus

*Pending approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Faculty and Staff

L Fernandez
Luis M. Fernandez
Business, Industrial, and Technical Studies Division Chair
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(830) 591-7304

T Mitchell
Thomas A. Mitchell
Instructor
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E Sifuentes
Eloy Sifuentes
Instructor
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Purpose

Airframe Mechanics is a Level 2 Certificate program for those who desire to gain knowledge and skills in the Airframe Mechanics field.  Skills in aviation Shop Practices, Ground Operations, Aviation Science, Basic Electricity, Landing Gear Systems, and Airframe Inspection will be developed along with related learning in areas such as shop safety, servicing and general operating procedures.  Courses will be taught through the use of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 147 curriculum.  This degree plan prepares and qualifies students to take Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mechanic’s exams for General Airframe.  Students completing the certificate will be able to seek entry-level employment in Airframe Mechanic related fields.


Admissions Requirements

Students are admitted through regular college admission procedures (see Admission Regulations section).  This Level 2 Certificate is TSI liable, those students who are not TSI complete or “College Ready” will be required to enroll in college preparatory/developmental coursework or material.  Students will receive a Level 2 Certificate upon satisfactory completion of the courses of study and upon making formal application for graduation (see Curricula section).


Program of Study

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Program of Study

Fall Semester

Airframe Mechanics Level 2 Certificate Program of Study Fall Semester
Course Number Title Credit
EDUC 1100π Learning Framework
or
COLS 0300 College Success Skills
AERM 1203 Shop Practices 2
AERM 1315 Aviation Science 3
AERM 1210 Ground Operations 2
AERM 1314 Basic Electricity 3
AERM 1208 Federal Aviation Regulations 2
AERM 1205 Weight and Balance 2
Total 14

Spring Semester

Airframe Mechanics Level 2 Certificate Program of Study Spring Semester
Course Number Title Credit
AERM 1345 Airframe Electrical Systems 3
AERM 1247 Airframe Auxiliary Systems 2
AERM 1349 Hydraulic, Pneumatic, & Fuel Systems 3
AERM 1350 Landing Gear Systems 3
AERM 1352 Aircraft Sheet Metal 3
Total 14

Fall Semester

Airframe Mechanics Level 2 Certificate Program of Study Fall Semester
Course Number Title Credit
AERM 1243 Instruments & Navigation/Communication 2
AERM 2233 Assembly & Rigging 2
AERM 1253 Aircraft Welding 2
AERM 1241 Wood, Fabric, & Finishes 2
AERM 1254 Aircraft Composites 2
AERM 2231* Airframe Inspection 2
Total 12
Total Credit Hours for Certificate 40

Tuition and Fees

Standard tuition and fees are assessed to each student as indicated in Finances section.  Lab and consumable fees are also assessed (see course descriptions).  Each student can also expect to pay for the following certification testing fee upon successful completion of the program.

        1)    Federal Aviation Administration General/Airframe Exam Fee:  Approx. $900.00

 


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