Aviation Maintenance Technology Diploma

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Aviation Maintenance Technology diploma program is intended to provide students with an introduction to the occupational area of aviation maintenance as currently understood and practiced by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mechanic certificate holders with airframe and/or powerplant ratings. In addition, the combined powerplant and airframe curriculum is designed to provide students with the technical knowledge and skills required to diagnose problems and repair aircraft powerplants, both reciprocating and turbine, their systems and components; and airframes, both metal and wood, their systems and components. Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to participate in FAA powerplant and airframe examinations and certification processes.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER® or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34, Elementary Algebra 23

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Algebra 28

Savannah Technical College will continue to honor valid COMPASS test scores for five years from the test date.