Aviation Maintenance

FAA 14 CFR 147 APPROVED AVIATION MAINTENANCE TRAINING

San Diego Miramar College maintains a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 147 approved Aviation Maintenance Technician Program. A prerequisite of Math 38 or equivalent is required for admission. The program is 1900 hours; which represents 78 units and takes five semesters to complete. Students seeking the Airframe and/or Powerplant ratings are required to complete the minimum hours of instruction to meet the experience requirement of 14 CFR 65.77, eligibility to test for the Mechanics Certificate.

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

San Diego Miramar College awards Associates of Science Degrees and Certificates of Completion in Airframe and Powerplant subjects. Students pursuing an interest in Aviation Maintenance Technology not resulting in an FAA rating may receive a Certificate of Achievement or an Associate of Science Degree in Aviation General Studies or Pilot Studies. FAA approved Aviation Operations programs in pilot training and management are also offered.

FAA MECHANIC'S CERTIFICATE TESTING

To test for the Mechanic’s Certificate with Airframe and/ or Powerplant Ratings, arrangements are made with the local FAA Flight Standards District Office to take the appropriate written examinations followed by the appropriate oral/practical examinations.

AFFORDABLE EDUCATION

San Diego Miramar College is a community college with low enrollment fees established by the California State Legislature with the lowest rates reserved for California residents of at least one year. Veteran’s Affairs (VA) benefits, scholarships, and other financial aid is available to qualifying students.

ENROLLMENT

Enrollment is open to high school graduates and persons at least 18 years of age, with or without a high school diploma. Applicants should be mechanically adept and physically fit. A prerequisite of Math 38 or equivalent is required for admission into the Aviation Maintenance Program.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Admissions Office • (858) 536-7844 or (619) 388-7844

Counseling Office • (858) 536-7840 or (619) 388-7840

Aviation Maintenance Technology Program • (619) 388-7305

For general program information contact:

Larry Pink, Aviation Department Chair • (619) 388-7665 • lpink@sdccd.edu

For evaluation of experience and education equivalencies contact:

Lonny Bosselman • (619) 388-7666 • lbosselm@sdccd.edu

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