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Airframe Technology (AAS-AMT)

Program Location:  Alabama Aviation Center at Brookley Field

Aviation Division

Length: Four Semesters

This program prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration written, oral, and practical examinations required for certification as an aviation maintenance technician with an airframe endorsement. Graduates earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Airframe Technology.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

Semester One

Upon completion of Semester One, students will take their Generals Comprehensive Exam and FAA Written Generals Exam. 

Item # Title Credits
AMT 101 Basic Electricity 5
AMT 104 Technical Preparation 5
AMT 105 Materials and Processes 5
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
AMT 103 Weight and Balance, Ground Handling and Servicing, Cleaning and Corrosion Control 5
AMT 110 Non-Metallic Structures and Welding 5
AMT 111 Aircraft Sheetmetal Structures 5
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Three

Upon completion of Semester Three, students will take their Airframe Comprehensive Exam and FAA Written Airframe Exam. 

Item # Title Credits
AMT 112 Airframe Systems I 5
AMT 113 Airframe Systems II 5
AMT 114 Airframe Systems III 5
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Upon completion of Semester Four, students will take their FAA Oral and Practical Exam. 

Item # Title Credits
AMT 115 Airframe Systems IV 5
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Computer Science, Math, or Natural Science Elective + 3
History, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective + 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
Sub-total Credits 20


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Alabama Aviation Center at Brookley Field

1975 Avenue C
Mobile, AL 36615