Composite Technology, TC
This course provides an in-depth study of the human and safety practices required for work in aviation and manufacturing fields. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; hazardous waste, and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
This course focuses on skills required to complete common shop math problems including reading and interpreting part dimensions, checking part features and recording accurate measurements. The application of mathematical skills to the manufacturing environment is an integral part of the course.
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to utilize precision measurement tools in the manufacturing and aerospace environment. Students will learn to utilize the different types of tools, interpret the measurement results and apply those results to industry specific scenarios.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the world of aviation. Students will be introduced to basic aerospace concepts including the history of flight, principles of flight, the role of regulation in the industry and the major aircraft systems.
This course builds basic blueprint reading skills leading to a systematic approach to reading an aircraft blueprint. Students will learn a systematic approach to reading aircraft blue prints through actual manipulation of working drawings.
This course is designed to provide the aviation student with an in-depth knowledge of the major systems and components of the aircraft. Students will begin by learning to read the schematics of the systems and then move on to the operation of each system.
CAT101 with a minimum grade of C or instructor approval
Introduction to Composites is an introductory course into the materials and processes associated with polymer composite structures, components and design. Emphasis will be placed on material properties, manufacturing process and safety. Hands on lab activities will supplement classroom content.
AVC100 Aerospace Safety
CFT101 Introduction to Composites
CFT130Composites Fabrication Methods/Applications
Composite Assembly teaches the fundamentals of joining composite structures. Adhesive bonding as well as mechanical fasteners is covered. Safe procedures are emphasized. Hole preparation for mechanical fasteners and surface preparation for adhesive bondings are essential elements of this course. The course consists of theory and practical application through hands on projects.
Fundamentals of composite structure fabrication methods and applications will be covered including, hand lay-up, bonding, vacuum bagging and resin transfer molding. Emphasis will also be placed on composites safety and inspection /testing of composite components.
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.
Must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval.
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.
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
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.
Must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval and CFT 141
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.
CFT 142 Composite Repair
Must have completed Composite Fabrication Technician program with a letter grade of “C” or better, OR industry composite fabrication experience approval and CFT 142
This course provides a study of human relations and professional development in today’s rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include: human relations skills, job acquisition skills, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.
This course will provide students with a fundamental understanding of quality improvement. Topics will include history of the movement, impact on industry, major components and tools of quality control as well as future trends. Students will have the opportunity to apply what they learn to industry based scenarios.
This course is designed to familiarize the students with the concepts and practices of Lean Manufacturing as applied in industry today. Students begin with a discussion of Lean Manufacturing’s place in the overall process of continuous improvement. Students will then move on to learning to apply basic elements of lean, lean system design, lean tools and measurement methods to industry based scenarios.
This course is designed to develop students’ computer literacy, keyboarding skills and to meet the needs of students in the associate degree programs and technical certificate programs. The student will learn from hands-on experiences basic skills in file management utilities, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphical presentations in the Windows environment.
Improves individual communication skills. By understanding the elements of effective communication, students are able to create environments that bring out the best in themselves and others. In addition, students learn how to better turn ideas and feelings into words, how to listen more effectively, respond more appropriately to what others have said and, most important of all, how to maintain and develop good interpersonal relationships with their families, their peers and fellow workers, Emphasis is placed on small-group activities, interviewing skills and verbal and non-verbal communication.