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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Maintenance Technology, TD

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Program Mission

The mission of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program is to provide a safe training facility and healthy learning environment that will prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Airframe and Power plant Maintenance. The Aviation Maintenance Technology certification process consists of three separate tests designed to determine competency in the General, Airframe, and Power plant sections. In addition, three separate oral and practical tests are administered by an FAA designated examiner. Upon successful completion of the nine tests, the graduate is awarded the FAA Airframe & Power plant Mechanic Certification.

Program Goals

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program encourages students to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners and establishes a working relationship between students and employers that promotes upgrading of skills for continued advancement in the field of aviation maintenance.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Aviation Maintenance Technology program will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate competence in written and verbal communication skills, quantitative reasoning and critical thinking.
  • Acquire a broad knowledge from the FAA designated courses in the areas of general, airframe and Power plant studies.
  • Acquire knowledge of human factors and the interrelationships between the individual, the work crew, the maintenance facility and the Federal Regulatory Authority (FAA).

Specific Degree Requirements

Students wishing to earn a Technical Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 63

AVMT Course 63 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 63


Curriculum Guide

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 63

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