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.
The skills learned in the program also prepare graduates for employment in fields such as aircraft manufacturing, electronics, hydraulics, welding, sheet metal, electrical systems, pneumatics, fuel systems, automotive repair, civil and military defense.
This certificate is designed to prepare students to qualify for the airframe certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration. These courses include the following subjects: sheet metal structures, wood and fabric structures, aircraft airframe inspection, assembly and rigging, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, aircraft electrical systems, cabin atmosphere controls, fuel systems, ice and rain systems, fire protection systems, instrument systems, position and warning systems, landing gear systems, and navigation and communication systems. All individuals will have to complete the General Aircraft Maintenance requirements in order to receive the FAA Aircraft Airframe Certificate of completion.