Aircraft Assembly Technician I (Effective Spring 2024) (AA61) Technical Certificate of Credit
Purpose: The Aircraft Assembly Technician certificate program will provide technical training to existing industry and individuals interested in obtaining aircraft structural skills.
Curriculum: The curriculum contains three courses in structural fundamentals, blueprint reading, and aerodynamics.
Careers: Aircraft Assembly Technician
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
|ASTT 1030Structural Fundamentals
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 6 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None Introduces the fundamental concepts required in aerospace structural manufacturing and repair. Emphasis is placed on safety, quality, and precision. Topics include: safety, flat pattern layout, quality standards, fasteners, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments.
|ASTT 1011Basic Blueprint Reading
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces basic blueprint reading. Emphasis will be placed on reading and interpreting blueprints found in a manufacturing environment. Topics include: lines and symbols, orthographic drawings, views, material, form and position, title blocks, sketching, features, and sections.
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|ASTT 1020Aircraft Blueprint Reading
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces aerospace specific blueprint information which builds on a basic knowledge of blueprint terminology and symbols. Topics include: dimensioning standards and practices, blueprint components, interpretation of reference planes and coordinate systems, engineering numbering and revision system, body/field of the drawing, detail drawings, configurated/method/undimensioned drawings.
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None This course presents the theory of flight and aircraft design as it applies to the manufacturing and repair processes. Topics include: terminology, theory of flight, structural design, control surfaces, and stress and fatigue.
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