Aerospace Maintenance Foundations Career Major - Overview

Aerospace Maintenance Foundations

Aerospace Maintenance Foundations
Career Major Length
1041 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors & Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:25-10:25A &/or 11:25A-2:25P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,862.75
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,766.50
Book Costs:
$142.00
Exam Fees:
$173.00
Supplies Costs:
$2,245.00
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
1041.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
ACC Orientation & Safety
30.00
Aviation Math
30.00
Aviation Secondary Hand and Power Tools
15.00
Basic Physics and Aerodynamics
48.00
Ground Handling and Servicing
30.00
Inspection Concepts and Precision Measuring
48.00
Aircraft Materials and Processes
42.00
Federal Aviation Regulations, Publications and Records
36.00
Aircraft Drawings
24.00
Weight and Balance
36.00
Fluid Lines and Fittings
30.00
Basic Electricity DC and Batteries
54.00
Basic Electricity AC
36.00
Aviation Solid State Circuits
42.00
Workforce Staging
15.00
Aircraft Electrical Systems
54.00
Aircraft Wiring Practices
45.00
Human Factors in Aviation
15.00
Aircraft Cleaning and Corrosion Control
30.00
Sheet Metal Structural Repair
120.00
Aircraft Welding
24.00
Nonmetallic Structural Repair Fabric and Finish
126.00
Instruments & Communication/Navigation Systems
48.00
Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
30.00
Fuel Systems
30.00
Ice, Rain & Fire Protection Systems
30.00
Aircraft Structures, Aerodynamics, Assembly & Rigging
72.00
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
66.00
Landing Gear & Position/Warning Systems
72.00
Airframe Inspections
66.00

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

Required Prerequisites

  • An employment authorization card or a social security number is required for this program due to licensure requirements.

Certifications Available