Course Descriptions

Powerplant – Aviation Maintenance Technology, TC

AMT 105 Technical Mathematics 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to provide the technical math principles required for the Airframe and/or Powerplant mechanic. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Meet the criteria established by Part 147.31. The student will be given an assessment evaluation to determine if the student has the background that will most likely result in the successful completion of this course.

AMT 107 Aircraft Drawings 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop theory and knowledge of blueprint reading skills with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Airframe and/or Powerplant mechanic.  Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: A Freshman level Prerequisite course for the skill classes in the Airframe and/or Powerplant programs.

AMT 109 Physics 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop the basic principles, fundamentals, and technical procedures of physics as they relate to the Airframe and/or Powerplant rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Entrance requirements as established by FAR Part 147.31

 AMT 111 Materials & Processes 4 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct and safe usage of aircraft hardware, heat treating processes, non-destructive inspection, and precision measurements with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Airframe and Powerplant mechanic. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: A Freshman level Prerequisite course for the skill classes in the Airframe and/or Powerplant programs.

AMT 113 Basic Electricity 4 Cr Hrs

A course designed to provide the technical skills to apply the electrical and electronic principles required of the Airframe and/or Powerplant mechanic. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 115 Weight & Balance 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to calculate and apply aircraft weight and balance principles as required of the Airframe and/or Powerplant mechanic. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: A Freshman level Prerequisite course for the skill classes in the Airframe and/or Powerplant programs.

AMT 117 Mechanics Privileges & Limitations 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop basic theory and knowledge of Mechanic Privileges and Limitations with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Airframe and/or Powerplant rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: A Freshman level Prerequisite course for the skill classes in the Airframe and/or Powerplant programs.

AMT 119 Maintenance Publications, Forms & Records 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop basic theory and knowledge of maintenance publications, forms & records with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Airframe and/or Powerplant rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 123 Cleaning & Corrosion Control 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop basic theory and knowledge of cleaning and corrosion control with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Airframe and/or Powerplant rating.  Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: A Freshman level Prerequisite course for the skill classes in the Airframe and/or Powerplant programs.

AMT 125 Fluid Lines & Fittings 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop basic theory and knowledge of aircraft fluid lines and fittings with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to Airframe and/or Powerplant mechanics.  Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Meet the criteria established by Part 147.31. The student will be given an assessment evaluation to determine if the student has the background that will most likely result in the successful completion of this course.

AMT 127 Ground Operations & Service 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop safe skills and technical knowledge in Ground Operation and Servicing procedures with special emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Airframe and Powerplant mechanic. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: A Freshman level Prerequisite course for the skill classes in the Airframe and/or Powerplant programs.

AMT 131 General Review & Test 1 Cr Hr

Upon completion of the General curriculum this course is designed to prepare the student for the FAA Written, Oral and Practical exams.

AMT 136 Propellers 4 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and the technical skills required for aircraft propeller maintenance procedures, with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 % (percent) for the written and Lab Project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 200 Reciprocating Engines 9 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop safety practices, comprehensive knowledge and the technical skills that are required for maintenance and operations of reciprocating engines, with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that relate to the Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 % (percent) for the written and Lab Project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 202 Engine Inspection 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft engine inspection. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating.  Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 203 Powerplant Ignition Systems 3 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft engine ignition and starting systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General section or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 204 Engine Fuel Systems 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft fuels and fuel systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 206 Auxiliary Power Units 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to auxiliary power units. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to Powerplant subject #41.  Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the lab projects and written exams.

 AMT 207 Fuel Metering Systems 4 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft fuel metering systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 208 Engine Electrical Systems 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft engine electrical systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

 AMT 211 Powerplant Cooling Systems 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to Powerplant cooling systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 213 Powerplant Lubrication Systems 3 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft lubrication systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 217 Induction Systems 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to engine Induction & Airflow systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78% for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

 AMT 219 Powerplant Exhaust Systems 2 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft engine Exhaust and Reverser systems. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and Lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 223 Powerplant Fire Protection Systems 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop technical knowledge and skills required to operate and service aircraft engine fire protection systems with specific emphasis on the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Powerplant mechanic. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 percent for the written and lab project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

AMT 225 Powerplant Instrument Systems 1 Cr Hr

This course is designed to develop correct safety practices, comprehensive knowledge, and technical skills required to perform maintenance procedures relevant to aircraft engine instrument systems. The curriculum is designed to meet specific Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that pertain to the Aircraft Powerplant Mechanic rating. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31.

 AMT 227 Turbine Engines 9 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to develop safety practices, comprehensive knowledge and the technical skills that are required for the maintenance and operation of aircraft turbine engines, with specific emphasis on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that relate to the Powerplant Mechanic rating. Academic standard for passing this class is a minimum of 78 % (percent) for the written and Lab Project exams. Prerequisite: Must have completed the General Section and/or meet the criteria established by Part 147.31

AMT 231 Powerplant Test & Review 4 Cr Hrs

Upon completion of the Power plant curriculum this course is designed to prepare the student for the FAA Written, Oral and Practical exams.