Aviation maintenance includes a wide range of work duties performed on various kinds of aircraft, including helicopters. Aircraft mechanics and technicians diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies including hydraulic and pneumatic systems. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifies aviation maintenance technician schools and graduates of these schools are allowed to take the written, oral and practical tests for an Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) license issued by the FAA.
Entrance requirements: A minimum score of 46 on the Compass Algebra domain or successful completion of MTH 030, Elementary Algebra (or higher) with a C or better. Students are required to submit to a background check prior to admission due to concurrent attendance with high school students.