Aircraft Assembly Technician II (Effective Spring 2025) (AR71) Technical Certificate of Credit
Purpose: The Aircraft Assembly Technician II certificate program will provide additional technical training to existing industry and individuals interested in obtaining aircraft structural assembly skills.
Curriculum: The curriuculum contains three courses, including structural layout and fabrication, composites and bonded structures, and blueprint reading or aerodynamics.
Careersb: Aircraft Assemby 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 1041Structural Layout and Fabrication
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 4 Lab 2 - 6 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None Continues the development of knowledge and skills required to perform basic aerospace layout and fabrication. Emphasizes the safe use of stationary equipment. Topics include: machine safety, stationary equipment, bend allowance, fasteners layout, parts fabrication, special fasteners, and geometric functions.
|ASTT 1091Composites and Bonded Structures
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 5 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None Emphasizes the development of knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate and repair bonded and composite aircraft parts. Topics include: safety, terms, classification and characteristics, inspection techniques, and application.
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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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