2022-2023 College Catalog

Aviation Maintenance Technician-Airframe TCC

Aviation Maintenance Technician-AirframeTCC (Major Code: AMT1)

Program Description

The Aviation Maintenance Technician-Airframe program prepares students for employment in the field of aviation maintenance. The program emphasizes a combination of aircraft airframe maintenance theory and practical application. This program meets the FAA academic requirements for Mechanic-Airframe certification.

Note: The next cohort does not being until Fall 2022.


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Career Information


Avionics Maintenance Technicians

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 11% over the next ten years. Estimated salaries start at $66,680 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using the Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

The Aviation Maintenance Technician – Airframe program is highly competitive and in addition to the general college admissions requirements which can be found here: (General College Admissions Requirements), there are additional criteria used for the admission of students into this program:

· Must be at least 18 years old.
· Must be able to attend day courses full-time, Mon-Thurs.
· Must attend an information session (Please check the website for session dates and times).
· Must complete a YouScience Assessment (Access to be provided at information sessions).
· Must complete an application for admission and submit all required documents by the specified program deadline rather than the general college admissions deadline. (Please check the website for program specific deadlines).

Students who successfully meet the above requirements will be ranked based on the order that their completed application was submitted, as well as their YouScience rankings for “Most Interest” and “Highest Aptitude.” The program will accept 25 students based on those rankings every time a new cohort begins.

Program Contact Information

Clarence Willis
Program Chair, Aviation
Aviation Training Director
Office: Building A, Office AV1012B
Phone: 404-225-4497
Email: cwillis@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 3 terms

Credit Hours: 49

Estimated Program Cost: $9,526

Required Courses


Occupational Courses (49 Credits)

AVMT 1000Aviation Mathematics


AVMT 1010Aircraft Maintenance Regulations


AVMT 1020Aircraft Applied Sciences I


AVMT 1025Aircraft Applied Sciences II


AVMT 1030Aircraft Electricity and Electronics


AVMT 1210Aviation Physics


AVMT 2020Airframe Sheet Metal


AVMT 2025Airframe Non-Metallic Structures


AVMT 2030Airframe Welding


AVMT 2040Airframe Assembly and Rigging


AVMT 2060Aircraft Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems


AVMT 2070Aircraft Landing Gear Systems


AVMT 2095Aircraft Communication and Navigation Systems


AVMT 2050Airframe Inspection


AVMT 2080Aircraft Environmental Control Systems


AVMT 2085Aircraft Fuel and Instrument Systems


AVMT 2090Aircraft Electrical Systems


Select one of the following courses

AVMT 2010Aircraft Airframe Structures



AVMT 2011Aircraft Wood Structures, Coverings and Finishes


Total Credit Hours: 49


Program Outcomes

1. Program graduate will be able to competently perform general maintenance work on various aircraft.
2. Program graduate will be able to competently service airframe systems.
3. Program graduate will be able to competently service aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
4. Program graduate will be able to competently service aircraft landing gear.
5. Program graduate will be prepared to sit for the FAA Airframe certification exam.