Aviation Maintenance Technology I(AV MAINT)(NLPS Not Available)

Course Overview

Aviation Maintenance Technology  I is a comprehensive course that familiarizes the student with Federal Aviation Regulations, weight and balance, ground operation, maintenance forms and records, non-destructive \testing methods, aircraft paint and refinishing systems and the basics of aircraft welding. The course also covers various onboard systems including cabin atmospheric control systems, pressurization and fire detection/extinguishing systems. This course familiarizes students with the inspection, damage evaluation and repair of composite and wood structures, windows and fabric covering systems used on aircraft.

College Credits Available

Course College Credits Prerequisite(s) Other


Industry Certifications

  • Courses toward FAA Powerplant Mechanics License

DOE Course


Recommended Grade Level

11, 12

Required Course Prerequisite


High School Credits:

  • 2 semester course
  • 2 semesters required
  • 3 credits per semester
  • 6 credits maximum

Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas.