Aerospace Maintenance Foundations Career Major - Overview

Aerospace Maintenance Foundations

Aerospace Maintenance Foundations
Career Major Length
1344 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors & Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$17/hour

The Aerospace Maintenance Foundations program prepares high school students for an exciting career in aviation maintenance. Students will take coursework towards the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) certification. Students will learn to perform maintenance, preventative maintenance and alterations of aircraft and aircraft systems. Additionally, they will receive instruction over unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and be prepared to take the test to obtain a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.

NOTE: Some courses are offered as electives in June following the first year. In order to obtain an FAA certificate, students must continue as adult students following HS graduation. 

*Electives offered in June following year one. 

**Courses taken as adult student following HS graduation.

Career Major Length
1344.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
ACC Orientation & Safety
15.00
Aviation Math
30.00
Aviation Secondary Hand and Power Tools
6.00
Basic Physics and Aerodynamics
45.00
Ground Handling and Servicing
30.00
Materials and Processes, NDI, Precision Measuring
75.00
Federal Aviation Regulations, Publications and Records
45.00
Aircraft Drawings
30.00
Aviation Weight and Balance
37.50
Fluid Lines and Fittings
30.00
Basic Electricity DC and Batteries
60.00
Basic Electricity AC
45.00
Aviation Solid State Circuits
37.50
Workforce Staging
15.00
Human Factors in Aviation
15.00
Aircraft Cleaning & Corrosion Control
30.00
Sheet Metal Structural Repair
120.00
Aircraft Welding
30.00
Nonmetallic Structural Repair, Fabric and Finish
127.50
Part 107 Unmanned Airspace Systems
18.00
Instruments & Communication/Navigation Systems
37.50
Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
30.00
Fuel Systems
30.00
Ice, Rain & Fire Protection Systems
30.00
Aircraft Electrical Systems*
52.50
Aircraft Wiring Practices*
45.00
Aircraft Structures, Aerodynamics, Assembly & Rigging**
67.50
Hydraulics & Pneumatics**
60.00
Landing Gear & Position/Warning Systems**
75.00
Airframe Inspections**
75.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • General math, Algebra I, general science or equivalent courses
  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • Ability to comprehend and apply basic math and physics concepts
  • Ability to demonstrate and understand theory and technical information
  • Ability to read and comprehend textbooks and technical publications
  • Basic computer literacy/skills
  • Average or better mechanical aptitude
  • Good manual dexterity and agility
  • Ability to withstand physical labor which includes standing, heavy lifting, working in confined spaces, and working above head level

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Certifications Available