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Certificate in Aviation Techniques - Aircraft Maintenance

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  • Objectives
    In the Aviation Techniques - Aircraft Maintenance program, students develop the knowledge and skills required to equip themselves for work in the aircraft maintenance industry. Through a series of classroom-based courses and practical labs, students learn to repair and maintain electrical and mechanical systems within an aircraft - hydraulics, fuels, environmental systems, engines, surface controls and undercarriage systems, and the aircraft's frame and external skin. Aviation maintenance servicing practices and procedures, as well as aviation regulation requirements, are covered. Due to the recent increase in hiring within the airline industry, many organizations are reporting a shortage of qualified technicians. Graduates of the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance certificate program may find employment at an industry entry level as an aviation technician. Graduates of the program are also encouraged to continue their studies with an additional year at Centennial College in either the Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance program or the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance program. With this additional year of studies, graduates are eligible for an Ontario College Diploma, and may be eligible for accreditation through Centennial College, which provides an 18 month experience credit towards a Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) licence. This certificate program is offered in collaboration with Centennial College, allowing students to complete their first year at Algonquin College, and continue into second year at Centennial College. A block transfer agreement will provide seamless transition to learners.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate in Aviation Techniques - Aircraft Maintenance
  • Course description
    Certificate, with a possible extra year of study at Centennial College for an Ontario College Diploma

    Level 1

    AIR1090 : Safety and Human Factors

    AIR1100 : Piston Engines and Propellers

    AIR1110 : Sheet Metal and Aircraft Structures

    AIR1120 : Aircraft Maintenance:Tools, Materials and Processes

    AIR1130 : Theory of Flight

    AIR1140 : Aircraft Publications

    AIR1150 : Aircraft Applied Mathematics

    AIR1160 : Electrical Fundamentals

    AIR1170 : Avionics Fundamentals 1

    ENL1813T : Communications I

    Level 2

    AIR1350 : Turbine Engines

    AIR1360 : Aircraft Hydraulics and Landing Gear

    AIR1370 : Canadian Aviation Regulations

    AIR1380 : Hangar - Maintenance Procedures

    AIR1390 : Airframe Systems

    AIR1400 : Aircraft Solid State and Data Bus Logic

    AIR1410 : Avionics Fundamentals 2

    AIR1420 : Power Generation and Distribution

    AIR1430 : Aircraft Instruments

    GED1503 : General Education Elective

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