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Aircraft Composites Technician (Effective Fall 2024) (AT71)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: High School

Purpose: The Aircraft Composites Technician certificate program will provide technical training to existing industry and individuals interested in obtaining aircraft structural assembly skills.

Curriculum: This curriculum contains three courses in structural fundamentals, composites and bonded structures, and blueprint reading.

Careers: Aircraft Composites Technician


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. 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.
Curriculum Outline (15 hours)
Occupational Courses 15
ASTT 1011

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.

ASTT 1030

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 1091

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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