• Aviation Airframe Mechanics

  • Aviation Airframe Mechanics (T640300)

    Aviation Maintenance Technology

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the commercial and general aviation industry. Instruction is designed to prepare students for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license examinations for Airframe ratings. Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 147 identifies minimum requirements for AMT schools. Any changes to the FAA-approved course content must be approved in advance. This program prepares students for employment as an Aviation Maintenance General technician and an Aviation Airframe Maintenance Technician.

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and logistics career cluster.

    This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses understanding of all aspects of the aviation maintenance industry, and demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues.

    Classroom, shop, and laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. FAR Section 147.21(e) requires teaching of at least 50% of the curriculum in the shop or laboratory. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures, tools, equipment, materials, and processes found in the industry.

    This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of two occupational completion points. The Aviation Maintenance General Technician (AMT0705) course is the core course. 

    Required FAA exams include GENERAL written, oral, and practical and AIRFRAME written, oral, and practical. The only way a person can get authorization to take these examinations is to (1) graduate from and approved school or (2) obtain permission from the FAA to take the test based on prior experience on certified aircraft. Schools cannot grant permission.

    Program content includes the following courses:

    OCPs Title Course # Hours
    Aviation Maintenance General Technician

    Aviation Maintenance Airframe Technician 1

    Aviation Maintenance Airframe Technician 2





    Program Length:
    1350 Hours

    Program Times

    Status Times Frequency
                   Full Time - Day                    
                  8:00AM - 2:30PM            




    Program Costs

    Estimated for Florida Residents

    Tuition: $4,725.50

    Books/Supplies: $750.00

    Total: $5,475.00

    Industry Salaries

    Salary Rate: $51,003 - $82,242

    Pensacola Average: $56,160

    State Average: $56,722

    National Average: $51,737

    Contact Information

    Phone: 850 786 6533

    Email: WDavis@ecsdfl.us

    Location: Building 1, Room 110

    Office hours: Monday through Friday 7:30AM - 3:00PM


    2023-24 Aviation Schedule


    August 3, 2023 - May 22, 2024

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