Part 147 – Aviation Maintenance Technician
Aviation Maintenance Technician Program (AMT 147)
Air Agency Certificate Number N4IT070K
Certificate 17 months
Program Objective: The Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT 147) Program imparts knowledge and skills to those striving to become aircraft technicians or for career enhancement in aviation and related industries.
The focus is on theory, concepts, and hands-on skills essential for maintenance requirements and keeping aircraft in an airworthy condition. Students are eligible to take the corresponding FAA examinations at various benchmarks throughout the program should FAA certification be desired. The Program is approximately 17 months for full-time Day students, and 34 months for full-time Night students.
The program is comprised of 56 SH:
General – 12 SH (420 instructional hours) consisting of 12 courses
Airframe – 22 SH (770 instructional hours) consisting of 22 courses
Powerplant – 22 SH (770 instructional hours) consisting of 22 courses
The Aviation Maintenance Technician program contains approximately 40% lecture and 60% lab and hands-on instruction. A list of all courses in this program can be found within this publication. Transferring credits from one NCI program to another is authorized based on course and program applicability. An integrated part of instruction is to ensure job related health, safety, and fire prevention is addressed in each program.
Although students can be employed within the aviation field without additional credentials upon program completion, most companies prefer for a student to complete the Federal Aviation Administration certification. For a student to earn their certification the student will need to complete the following:
- Complete the hours and curriculum of an approved FAA 147 program
- Complete the required written testing for General, Airframe and/or Powerplant. (Depending on the FAA certification; i.e. Airframe or Powerplant or both)
- Complete the Oral & Practical exam with an FAA approved Designated Mechanic Examiner (DME).