About Aviation Powerplant Mechanics (T.C.)
Student Alert: It is strongly recommended that students meet with the program manager or program advisor prior to enrollment in professional coursework to ensure proper curriculum sequencing. For more information, please contact David Dagenais, Program Manager, Cecil Center, (904) 317-3821 or David.W.Dagenais@fscj.edu --or-- Pat Conway, Cecil Center (904) 317-3824 or Patricia.h.Conway@fscj.edu
The Aviation Powerplant Mechanics Technical Certificate (T.C.) prepares students for entry into the aviation maintenance industry. Aircraft and engine manufacturers and repair facilities are looking for individuals who have the skills to assemble and repair aircraft piston and turbine engines.
Classes are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and, upon completion, students are eligible to take the FAA written, oral and practical exams for the FAA Mechanic Certification with the Powerplant rating.
Certification and Licensing
The Aviation Maintenance Technician General and Powerplant courses prepare students for the FAA Powerplant certification exams. Both the FAA certification and this technical certificate articulate into the Aviation Maintenance Management Associate in Science (A.S.) degree.
The AMT Professional courses comply with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 147 and is FAA certified.