The Airframe Maintenance Technician certificate prepares students for licensure as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified airframe mechanics. Graduates will be qualified for employment in entry level position in the aircraft maintenance and manufacturing fields. The curriculum will meet FAA requirement for student in general and airframe subject areas.
These programs are positioned to help provide a sustainable workforce for the emerging aviation manufacturing industry cluster in Albuquerque and New Mexico. The aviation companies that have selected Albuquerque to establish manufacturing and assembly facilities will require Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified maintenance technicians as part of their assembly processes and after-sales servicing centers.