College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Aviation Systems Technology program, available at the Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center in Currituck, offers the knowledge and skills needed to qualify for an Aircraft Mechanic’s Certificate with airframe and powerplant ratings.
Course work includes:
- Aviation mathematics.
- FAA regulations.
- Basic electricity.
- Aircraft theory, engines, structures, systems, drawings and components.
- Engine inspection and maintenance.
Entry-level mechanic employment opportunities include air carriers, manufacturers, repair stations, fixed-base operators, flight schools and government aviation operations.
COA’s Aviation Systems Technology curriculum is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR Part 147, which governs aviation maintenance schools.