Jan 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Maintenance Technician, 2-yr Certificate

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This program is fully contained in the Aviation Maintenance Technician, AAS  degree

Total Program Credits: 97-101

Total Program Prerequisites: 7

Estimated Program Length: Two years

Offered by the Aviation Academy , 541.463.4301

Certificate of Completion Requirements  

Program Coordinator Neal Gallagher, Chief Instructor 

Purpose To prepare technicians to repair and maintain aircraft in operating condition, and qualify for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification exams (written, oral and practical) for the Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings.

Learning Outcomes The student who successfully completes all Aviation Maintenance Technician requirements will:

  • Repair and maintain aircraft in operating condition.
  • Pass the FAA written, oral and practical exams for certification.
  • Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.
  • Access library, computing and communications services and networks.
  • Utilize mathematical and troubleshooting concepts.

Accreditation Federal Aviation Administration

Licensing and Certification AMTS EM8T117Q Airframe and Powerplant Ratings.

Admission Information Contact Lane Aviation Maintenance Technology: lanecc.edu/aviationacademy Email: gallaghern@lanecc.edu

Advising  Contact Claudia Riumallo and Rudy Tyburczy, advtechprograms@lanecc.edu. Advisor drop-in hours are updated weekly at: https://classes.lanecc.edu/course/info.php?id=31255

Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job work experience related to their educational and career goals. Through Co-op, students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. Under the supervision of the Aviation Maintenance Co-op Coordinator and as approved by the AMT Chief Instructor and Return to Service instructor, a maximum of six Co-op credits in AV 280 may be authorized in lieu of the final Return to Service course. Co-op may be taken summer term. Contact Cooperative Education at https://www.lanecc.edu/cooped/contact

Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

Career Pathways Roadmap

Graduates have many opportunities nationally.

Lane County: 58 positions
Statewide: 745 positions

Lane County hourly average - $26.76; annual average - $55,666
Oregon hourly average - $28.31; annual average - $58,878

Estimated Program Cost 

Books   $300
Certification, Licensure, Exams, Physicals   $1,500
Tools   $500
Program Specific Fees   $3,150
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $13,992
  Total Estimated Cost $19,442

*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

  • Required for admission: Placement into WR 097  or WR 115 , or prior college. A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for all applicants to this program. Procedures for crediting and guidelines for the determination of documented military or field experience are available through application with the FAA liaison.
  • Some courses require prerequisites. See Courses  for prerequisite and corequisite information.
  • General Education courses (except mathematics) are not required for two-year FAA Airframe and Powerplant airman's certificate exams.
  • MTH 075 - Applied Algebra for Technicians  must be completed by the end of the first year. MTH 070  or [MTH 060  + MTH 065 ] may be substituted for MTH 075 .
  • MTH 085 - Applied Geometry for Technicians  must be completed by the end of Winter Term, Year Two.
  • If math is taken in the self-paced format through the Math Resource Center, then all credits must be completed to meet math requirement(s).
  • WR 115W - Introduction to College Writing: Workplace Emphasis  or higher must be completed by the end of Year Two.

Program Prerequisites

WR 115W  or higher must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. MTH 075  must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted.

General Education

MTH 085  must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. All other GENERAL EDUCATION courses may be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Program Core Courses

CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted.

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