Aviation Powerplant Mechanics

Workforce Certificate

Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics

Take your career to new heights

If you're interested in beginning a new aviation career or are looking to add powerplant to your Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airframe rating for advanced aviation careers, our Workforce Certificate (W.C.) in Aviation Powerplant Mechanics will prepare you for FAA certification. Whether performing routine aviation mechanic maintenance or major repairs, an aircraft mechanic’s job is vitally important for the well-being of passengers and crew. That is why thorough hands-on aircraft mechanics training by experienced professionals is essential. At FSCJ, you will receive the proper aircraft training for thousands less than the for-profit institutions.

Engine fundamentals, ignition systems, fuel metering and induction systems, exhaust, cooling and lubrication, fire protection, troubleshooting and FAA regulations are included in our in-depth instruction. Prepare for career takeoff as an aviation maintenance technician with the FAA Powerplant rating.

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The Aviation Powerplant Mechanics Workforce Certificate will ensure you are prepared for FAA certification exams and the FAA Powerplant rating. You will be qualified for a rewarding career in the general and commercial aviation industries as an aviation maintenance technician or this certificate may also be used toward the A.S. in Aviation Maintenance Management.

Program Code: 5734

1,440 Clock/Contact hours

School of Technology and Industry
Additional Costs

Approximately costs include drug screen report through Medical Express Corp.- $26, local background check -$5, tools-approximately $700-1,500

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.




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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Certification and Licensing

This program will prepare you for the FAA Powerplant Mechanic certification exams and articulates into the A.S. in Aviation Maintenance Management degree program.

Career Opportunities

Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft. They also may perform aircraft inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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