Aviation Airframe Mechanics (T.C.)

The Aviation Airframe Mechanics Technical Certificate (T.C.) prepares students for entry into the aviation maintenance industry. Aircraft manufacturers and repair facilities are looking for skilled individuals who are able to work with electrical, hydraulic and electronic systems, as well as assemble and repair the sheet metal and composite structure of an aircraft.

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 Airframe rating.

Additional Costs/Fees: Drug screen report through Medical Express Corp. - $26. Background check done through a local Sheriff’s Office of the student’s county of residence - $5. Tools (depending on source) - $700-$1,500.

This is a Selective Access program.

Degree: Career Certificates (C.C.)
Credit Hours: 24 Credits
Online Program : No
Program Code: 6115
Financial Aid Eligible : Yes

  (904) 317-3824


The Aviation Maintenance Technician General and Airframe courses prepare students for the FAA Airframe certification exams. Both the FAA certificate and this technical certificate articulate into the Aviation Maintenance Management Associate in Science (A.S.) degree.

Program Notice

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