Aviation Technology Certificate

Industry & Transportation
Skilled trades professions like civil engineering, electrical technology, HVAC and many more are among the most in-demand careers in New Hampshire. Professions like these, as well as automotive, marine and aviation technology, offer hands-on learning and attainment of an increasing array of technical skills that prepare students for rewarding professions.

Why choose Aviation Technology?

The Aviation Technology Certificate Program prepares students for professional careers in aviation maintenance, allowing graduates to seek employment with airlines, fixed base operators, or aircraft manufacturers. Nashua Community College is an FAA approved training  facility. (NSUT025K)

Students will learn on actual aircraft, structures, and powerplants and related systems. The curriculum includes one summer session and covers a wide variety of subjects concerned with airplanes including  reciprocating engines, turbines, fuel systems, propellers, ignition, electrical systems, and hydraulic systems. Interested students should note that the program requires frequent reading, along with the ability to interpret FAA regulations and manufacturers’ technical specifications.

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to apply for the FAA oral, written, and practical exams for the Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technician Certificate.

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AVIATION TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE
FIRST YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
AVTN101N Maintenance Forms & Records 2 3 3
AVTN102N Airframe Structures I 2 6 4
AVTN108N Aviation Drafting & Blueprint Reading 3 0 3
  10
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
AVTN103N Airframe Structures II 3 6 5
AVTN104N Materials & Processes 2 3 3
AVTN106N Aviation Electronics 2 2 3
  11
SUMMER SEMESTER (9 weeks)CLLABCR
AVTN105N Aircraft Systems 3 3 4
AVTN202N Airframe Electrical Systems 2 4 3
AVTN203N Hydraulics & Pneumatics 3 5 5
  12
SECOND YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
AVTN107N Digital Logic 2 2 3
AVTN204N Assembly & Rigging 2 6 4
AVTN206N Reciprocating Engines I* 3 6 5
AVTN208N Engine Systems* 2 3 3
AVTN209N Aircraft Propellers* 2 3 3
  18
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
AVTN207N Reciprocating Engines II* 3 6 5
AVTN210N Turbine Engines & Systems* 3 3 4
AVTN211N Carburetion & Fuel Systems* 2 3 3
AVTN212N Engine Electrical Systems* 2 6 4
  16
Total 67 Credits

*A student must have completed all FAA General Section Courses or posses an FAA Air Frame Certificate to be eligible to take these courses.

*Aviation Tool List