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Aviation Maintenance Technology

Aviation Maintenance Technology A.S. Degree

Aviation Maintenance Technology Certificate of Completion

     Aviation Airframe

     Aviation Powerplant

The aviation program is accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration. The college grants a Certificate of Completion for completion of the two-year course with a minimum GPA of 2.00 (“C”). The FAA requires a minimum of 1,150 hours of instruction to qualify for either the airframe license or the powerplant license. To qualify for both, 1,900 hours are required. These hours include both academic work and shop experience. Following completion of the Gavilan program, students are prepared for the FAA Mechanics Examination.

The skills learned in the program also prepare graduates for employment in fields such as welding, sheet metal, electrical systems, hydraulics, fuel systems, and automotive repair.

Contact:

(408) 848-4719

tps@gavilan.edu


Aviation Maintenance Technology A.S. Degree

Some AMT courses may transfer to San Jose State University and private colleges. Courses in the Aviation Technology Department are currently offered only during the day. Students receiving the certificate will have job entry skills for the following occupations:

Aviation mechanic, aircraft serviceperson, repair or sales of aircraft accessories, airframe specialist

Students who have completed a certificate in Aviation will have satisfied Area B of the general education requirements for the associate’s degree.

AMT 100 General Aircraft Technology I 7.5 units

AMT 101 General Aircraft Technology II 7.5 units

AMT 110 Airframe Maintenance Technology 13.5 units

AMT 111 Airframe Structures 13.5 units

AMT 120 Aviation Powerplant Technology 14.0 units

AMT 121 Aviation Powerplant Systems Technology 14.0 units

Total Units for Major: 70.0 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.S.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Recommended Electives: AFT 122; CSIS 1; CGD 1, 144

Aviation Maintenance Technology Certificate of Completion

Some AMT courses may transfer to San Jose State University and private colleges. Courses in the Aviation Technology Department are currently offered only during the day. Students receiving the certificate will have job entry skills for the following occupations:

Aviation mechanic, aircraft serviceperson, repair or sales of aircraft accessories, airframe specialist

Students who have completed a certificate in Aviation will have satisfied Area B of the general education requirements for the associate’s degree.

AMT 100 General Aircraft Technology I 7.5 units

AMT 101 General Aircraft Technology II 7.5 units

AMT 110 Airframe Maintenance Technology 13.5 units

AMT 111 Airframe Structures 13.5 units

AMT 120 Aviation Powerplant Technology 14.0 units

AMT 121 Aviation Powerplant Systems Technology 14.0 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 70.0 UNITS

Recommended Electives: AFT 122; CSIS 1; CGD 1, 144

Aviation Maintenance Technology Certificate of Completion Airframe

Some AMT courses may transfer to San Jose State University and private colleges. Courses in the Aviation Technology Department are currently offered only during the day. Students receiving the certificate will have job entry skills for the following occupations:

Aviation mechanic; aircraft serviceperson; repair or sales of aircraft accessories; airframe specialist

Students who have completed a certificate in Aviation will have satisfied Area B of the general education requirements for the associate’s degree.

AMT 100 General Aircraft Technology I 7.5 units

AMT 101 General Aircraft Technology II 7.5 units

AMT 110 Airframe Maintenance Technology 13.5 units

AMT 111 Airframe Structures 13.5 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 42.0 UNITS

Recommended Electives: AMT 190; AFT 122

Aviation Maintenance Technology Certificate of Completion Powerplant

Some AMT courses may transfer to San Jose State University and private colleges. Courses in the Aviation Technology Department are currently offered only during the day. Students receiving the certificate will have job entry skills for the following occupations:

Aviation mechanic; aircraft serviceperson; repair or sales of aircraft accessories; airframe specialist

Students who have completed a certificate in Aviation will have satisfied Area B of the general education requirements for the associate’s degree.

AMT 100 General Aircraft Technology I 7.5 units

AMT 101 General Aircraft Technology II 7.5 units

AMT 120 Aviation Powerplant Technology 14.0 units

AMT 121 Aviation Powerplant Systems Technology 14.0 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 43.0 UNITS

Recommended Electives: AMT 190; AFT 122