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.
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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.
Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.