Aircraft Maintenance Technology

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General Information

City College of San Francisco offers two years of specialized training for students desiring preparation for employment as aircraft techni­cians maintaining powerplants, airframes, or avionics equipment.

Learning Outcomes

Employment. Students who successfully complete the degree or cer­tificate curricula are qualified for employment in various positions, including those in the following fields: Powerplant Maintenance—Entry positions as accessory mechanic, general powerplant mechanic, maintenance-crew member, ramp service-crew member, and hangar-crew member. Positions to which graduates may advance after obtaining experience and further training include those of aircraft powerplant technician (licensed), supervisor, and inspector.

Airframe Maintenance—Entry positions as general aircraft-overhaul mechanic, accessory mechanic, electric-shop mechanic, general cabin-equipment mechanic, maintenance-crew member, ramp-service crew member, and hangar-crew member. Positions to which graduates may advance after obtaining experience and further training include those of airframe technician (licensed), supervisor and inspector.

Avionics Maintenance—Entry positions as avionics technician, radio/ electric line mechanic. Positions to which graduates may advance after obtaining experience and further training include those of lead systems specialist, supervisor and inspector.

Federal Certification. The Federal Aviation Administration permits those who hold the Associate of Science (or the Certificate of Completion) in Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology to take the examination for the F.A.A. Powerplant Certificate. The Federal Aviation Administration permits those who hold the Associate of Science (or Certificate of Completion) in Airframe Maintenance Technology to take the examination for the F.A.A. Airframe Certificate.

Those who satisfactorily complete the Option in Avionics-Maintenance Technology in this curriculum and who hold the Certificate of Completion are qualified to take the Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) examination and meet job entry requirements of the avionics-maintenance field.

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