Do you love the intricate workings of today’s aircraft? Do you love the idea of having a career that will really take you places? Earning the Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate will put you on the path to a fulfilling career in aviation maintenance – but you’ll need the right experience and knowledge to make it through the testing process.
If you have already satisfied the experience requirements established by the FAA to qualify for license testing, then the Certificate in Aviation Maintenance Technology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Worldwide can help you power up your skills for the written, oral, and practical examination.
This Embry-Riddle certificate program is designed specifically for individuals who satisfy the following requirements outlined in Part 65.77 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
Each applicant for a mechanic certificate or rating must present either an appropriate graduation certificate or certificate of completion from a certified aviation maintenance technician school or documentary evidence satisfactory to the administrator, of:
The Aviation Maintenance Technology Certificate provides broad knowledge of general aeronautics, airframe systems, and powerplant systems. The curriculum consist of six courses taken in-residence or online.
Courses taken in this Certificate of Completion can be used to prepare for the A&P testing process. For those individuals who meet the experience requirements established by the FAA, these courses help prepare the applicant for the written, oral, and practical examinations. Experience requirements can be found in Part 65 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
To be eligible for the award of an undergraduate certificate, a student must achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for the courses included in the degree program. The cumulative GPA for the series of courses in the certificate program must be 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
|AMNT 240||General Aeronautics and Applications||3|
|AMNT 260||Aircraft Electrical Systems Theory||3|
|AMNT 270||Airframe Structures and Applications||3|
|AMNT 271||Airframe Systems and Applications||3|
|AMNT 280||Reciprocating Engine Theory and Applications||3|
|AMNT 281||Turbine Engine Theory and Applications||3|
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The need for aviation maintenance technicians is growing, and the skill set is expanding. You might be surprised by what direction the field is heading and where you can go, once you have the degree.
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