Powerplant Technology, A.A.S.

Program Location: Alabama Aviation College at Brookley Field

Aviation Division

Length: Four Semesters

This program prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration written, oral, and practical examinations required for certification as an aviation maintenance technician with a powerplant endorsement. Graduates earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Powerplant Technology.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

Semester One

Upon completion of Semester One, students will take their Generals Comprehensive Exam and FAA Written Generals Exam. 

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18

Semester Two

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18

Semester Three

Upon completion of Semester Three, students will take their PowerPlan Comprehensive Exam and FAA Written PowerPlant Exam. 

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18

Semester Four

Upon completion of Semester Four, students will take their FAA Oral & Practical exam. 

Item #
Title
Credits
MTH/CIS/SCI Elective  +
3 - 4
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 SH) II  +
3
History, Social and Behavioral Science Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
12-13
Total credits:
66-67

Overview

Program

Type

A.A.S.

Airframe — Powerplant Website