Aviation Powerplant Theory/Systems Certificate in Applied Science
This certificate introduces Powerplant-related subjects to aircraft maintenance technicians. Topics include lubrication, ignition and starting systems, turbine and reciprocating engines, propellers, electrical, instruments, fire protection, fuel systems and inspections.
To provide students with the technical, mechanical and academic skills required to become FAA-certified aircraft maintenance technicians. Providing Greenville and surrounding counties, FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technicians.
Acceptable placement test score(s); plus high school diploma or equivalent
Type of Program
Day or evening
General aviation, contract repair facilities and aviation-related maintenance activities
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/amt/.
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses in order by semester. This plan assumes a full-time schedule. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation.
Note: Please contact your advisor for recommended evening schedules.
|ACM 205||Ignition & Starting Systems||3|
|ACM 224||Turbine Engine Overhaul||4|
|Total Semester Hours||7|
|ACM 201||Lubricating Systems||2|
|ACM 210||Reciprocating Engine Overhaul||4|
|ACM 234||Propellers & Components||4|
|ACM 240||Engine Electrical, Instrumentation & Fire Protection||3|
|Total Semester Hours||13|
|ACM 226||Engine Inspection||1|
|ACM 245||Powerplant Fuel Systems||4|
|ACM 250||Induction, Cooling & Exhaust||3|
|ACM 273||Airframe and Powerplant Capstone||4|
|Total Semester Hours||12|
|Total Required Credit Hours||32|