Course Descriptions

Composite Technology Repair, COC

AVC 103 Geodimensioning & Tolerancing

Provides an understanding of the basic terms and principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. The course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to identify GD&T symbols and how to interpret those symbols. This course is taught using an interactive on line environment.

AVC 110 Safety/OSHA 10

The 10- Hour General Industry Outreach training Program is intended to provide entry-level general industry workers broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site.  The training covers a variety of safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a general industry site.  OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health.  Workers must receive additional training on hazards specific to their job.  Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards.  Instructional time will be a minimum of 10 hours.

CFT 140 Composites Inspection

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the inspection process during repair procedures.  Students will learn the role of repair technicians in the inspection process while obtaining hands on experience in basic NDI testing techniques.  Emphasis will be placed on the importance of documentation in the inspection of repair. This course utilizes online, classroom and laboratory learning environments. Prerequisite: must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval

CFT 141 Disassembly & Damage Removal Techniques

This course provides student with the knowledge required to safely and effectively prepare a part for repair.  In the lab setting students will learn to effectively remove finish, disassemble and remove damage composite material.  Special attention will be paid to developing the student’s tactile skills in all these areas. Theory in this course is taught using an interactive on line environment. Prerequisite:  must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval and have completed or be concurrently enrolled in CFT 140

CFT 142 Composite Repair

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and techniques used for structural repair of aircraft made with composite materials.  Students will complete multiple industry based projects designed to challenge their skills with both wetlay up and pre preg materials. Prerequisite: must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval and CFT 141

CFT 143 COmplex Composite Repairs

This course is designed to provide the student with hands on experience working with non- structural composite repairs.  Instruction will include learning to solve problems presented in non- production atmospheres in relation to composite repairs.  Students will also review case studies and problem solving models.  Prerequisite: CFT 142 Composite Repair

CFT 144 Electrical Bonding Repair

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills used in electrical bonding composite repair.  Students will learn both theory and application using secondary bonding techniques. Prerequisite: must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval and CFT 142