Powerplant Certificate (470J)

Southern State Engineering Banner, Aviation: General and Airframe

Offered at: Laural Oaks (Evening)

Nature of Profession

Aviation mechanics repair and perform scheduled maintenance on airplanes and helicopters. They inspect aircraft as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Students must have their 8610 for General and Airframe, or their Airframe FAA License, or the associated credits for the Airframe Certificate to qualify for this certificate.

Degree requirements are different than FAA requirements for testing and licensures. Please contact Michelle Callender for clarification or questions.

Fall Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1101 Aircraft Operations & Preservation 3
AVIT 1102 Aircraft Maintenance Forms and Inspection Techniques 3
AVIT 1103 Aircraft Materials and Corrosion 3
AVIT 1104 Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics 3
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3

Spring Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2401 Reciprocating Engines I 3
AVIT 2402 Reciprocating Engines II 3
AVIT 2403 Turbine Engine I 3
AVIT 2404 Turbine Engine II 3
PHYS 2201 General Physics I (Algebra Based) 4
PHYS 2211 General Physics Lab I 1
Program Total: 32


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