Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AVIA-AS)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Gateway


CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

To be eligible for an Associate in Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology program a student must successfully complete a Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics program that is offered at FAA approved schools and have an active license. Thirty credits will be granted to individuals who have an active FAA license. An additional 30 credits of college instruction must be completed for the Associate in Science degree. FAA schools can be found at https://av-info.faa.gov/MaintenanceSchool.asp.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Perform mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to algebra, arithmetic, decimals, and graphs
  • Use the scientific method and critical thinking to solve problems related to the occupation
  • Apply knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation
  • Identify and use the appropriate tools, testing procedures, and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation

Graduates of this program may obtain employment as mechanics at airports, technicians with aircraft and powerplant companies, or they may continue their education toward a Bachelor’s degree in the industrial and manufacturing fields.

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Program (30 credits)


Student must successfully complete a Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics program that is offered at FAA approved schools and have an active license.

Total Credits: 60-61