College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Aviation Systems Technology program, available at COA – Currituck, 107 College Way, Barco, NC 27917, offers the knowledge and skills needed to qualify for an Aircraft Mechanic’s Certificate with airframe and powerplant ratings.
Looking for our non-credit courses? Visit our continuing education class schedules.
Do you already hold a Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and PowerPlant Ratings and want to earn your Associate in Applied Science Degree in Aviation Systems Technology? Contact David Repanshek at 252-453-3035 ext. 8115 or Michelle Waters at 252-335-0821 ext. 2407 to explore your options.
- Aviation Systems Technology — Associate in Applied Science
- Airframe Maintenance — Diploma
- Powerplant Maintenance — Diploma
Student Learning Outcomes
- 1 – Identify, explain, and troubleshoot Airframe rules, regulations, and required skills listed in the 14 CFR 39, 43, 65, 91, and 147 to determine if an airframe and airframe systems are airworthy or non-airworthy and make repairs to a variety of aircraft and aircraft systems.
- 2 – Identify, explain, and troubleshoot PowerPlant rules, regulations, and required skills listed in the 14 CFR 39, 43, 65, 91, and 147 to determine if an engine, engine systems and propeller is airworthy or non-airworthy and make repairs to a variety of engines, engine systems, and propellers.
- 3 – Satisfactorily complete all program models and requirements that will prepare them to take the FAA General, Airframe, and PowerPlant examinations.
COA’s program curriculum is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR Part 147, which governs aviation maintenance schools and describes the approval process.
Entry-level mechanic employment opportunities include air carriers, manufacturers, repair stations, fixed-base operators, flight schools and government aviation operations.
Credit for previous training can be applied to this program. Contact Instructor/Program Coordinator below for details.