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Classes and Course Descriptions

Spartan College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology courses may teach students the technical skills required to become an entry-level Airframe and Powerplant technician. If you’re searching for an aviation maintenance school that provides instruction and training for certifications, you can find it here.

GEN1001LEC - Basic Electricity Lecture

In this course, students will study scientific laws and theories of electricity and its application to aircraft systems, components, and circuits. Concepts studied include fundamentals of magnetism, DC circuits, and AC circuits. In addition, students study the use of electrical measuring instruments, multi meters, and basic troubleshooting procedures. Also, included in this course is the study of electrical schematics and their application to aircraft. Upon successful completion of this course, students should have a sound foundation of electrical theory and its application to aircraft systems and components, as well as knowing how to read and apply basic electrical schematics to aircraft.

GEN1001LAB - Basic Electricity Lab

In this course students will perform all lab activities related to Basic Electricity. Students study scientific laws and theories of electricity and its application to aircraft systems, components, and circuits. Concepts studied include fundamentals of magnetism, DC circuits, and AC circuits. In addition, students study the use of electrical measuring instruments, multi meters, and basic troubleshooting procedures. Students will perform analysis of electrical circuits and determine resistance, current, voltage, inductance, capacitance, impedance, and power. Also, included in this course is the study of electrical schematics and their application to aircraft. Upon successful completion of this course, students should have a sound foundation of electrical theory and its application to aircraft systems and components, as well as knowing how to read and apply basic electrical schematics to aircraft.

GEN1002LEC - Aviation Science Lecture

This course will continue the study of electrical concepts to include, batteries, and additional information on reading and interpreting aircraft electrical circuit diagrams that include digital and solid-state circuits and logic functions. Students study aircraft drawings of aircraft parts and repairs. This course will also contain a detailed study of aviation materials and processes. This includes the basic knowledge in the use of basic mechanics hand tools, hardware and safety methods, principles of nondestructive testing including eddy current, ultrasonic, magnetic particle and dye penetrant procedures. Students will study precision measurement equipment including micrometers, calipers and dial indicators. Students will learn about the various types of fluid lines and fitting used in the aircraft. In addition, the students will study the concepts of aircraft cleaning and corrosion control methods and techniques and corrosion inspections. Upon successful completion of this course, students should have knowledge of servicing batteries, reading wiring diagrams, reading and completing drawings, demonstrate knowledge of aircraft materials and processes, aircraft fluid lines and corrosion control process.

GEN1002LAB - Aviation Science Lab

This course will complete the lab requirements of electrical concepts to include, batteries, and additional information on reading and interpreting aircraft electrical circuit diagrams that include digital and solid-state circuits and logic functions. Students make drawings of aircraft parts and document repairs to aircraft parts. This includes the skills in the use of basic mechanics hand tools, identifying hardware and using safety methods. Labs will be performed in nondestructive testing including eddy current, ultrasonic, magnetic particle and dye penetrant procedures. Students will use precision measurement equipment including micrometers, calipers, and dial indicators. Students will fabricate the various types of fluid lines and fitting used in the aircraft. In addition, the students will perform aircraft cleaning, corrosion control techniques, and perform a corrosion inspection. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to service batteries, read wiring diagrams, read and complete aircraft part drawings, demonstrate hands on knowledge of aircraft materials and processes, aircraft fluid lines and corrosion control processes.

GEN1003LEC – Aviation Maintenance Practices Lecture

This course covers topics, including technical writing in maintenance publications and maintenance forms and records, Students will read, select, and use FAA and manufacturer's aircraft maintenance specifications, data sheets, manuals, publications, technical data, related Federal Aviation Regulations and aircraft records keeping. The course covers a detailed study of aircraft weight and balance. The student will also study maintenance human factors which affect aircraft maintenance as well as mechanics privileges and limitations. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to read in interpret maintenance publication, complete aircraft maintenance forms and records, understand basic ground operations and servicing of aircraft, visualize the weighing of an aircraft and perform all calculations, be aware of mechanic privileges and limitations and understand Human Factors that can affect aircraft maintenance

GEN1003LAB – Aviation Maintenance Practices Lab

This course covers all lab requirements for Aviation Maintenance Practices. Topics, including technical writing in maintenance publications and maintenance forms and records, Students will read, select, and use FAA and manufacturer's aircraft maintenance specifications, data sheets, manuals, publications, technical data, related Federal Aviation Regulations and aircraft records keeping. The course also incorporates aircraft ground operations and servicing procedures with several different lab projects. The course covers a detailed study of aircraft weight and balance, including the actual weighing of an aircraft. The student will also study maintenance human factors which affect aircraft maintenance as well as mechanics privileges and limitations. Lab projects for these topics are performed enhance classroom lecture. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to read in interpret maintenance publication, complete aircraft maintenance forms and records, perform basic ground operations and servicing of aircraft, weigh aircraft and perform all calculations, be aware of mechanic privileges and limitations and understand Human Factors that can affect aircraft maintenance.

AFP1001LEC - Electrical and Fire Protection Systems Lecture

This course provides study of airframe and powerplant electrical systems, including inspection and repair of components and related wiring, power distribution, and circuit troubleshooting. This course includes a detailed study of electrical schematics and their application and troubleshooting. This course also covers the study of various aircraft fire protection, detection, and extinguishing systems. Upon successful completion of this course students should know how to read and apply electrical schematics and understand the operation of aircraft fire protection systems.

AFP1001LAB - Electrical and Fire Protection Systems Lab

In this course the student will perform lab activities related to Electrical and Fire Protections Systems. Students study airframe and powerplant electrical systems, including inspection and repair of components and related wiring, power distribution, and circuit troubleshooting. This course includes a detailed study of electrical schematics and their application and troubleshooting. This course also covers the study of various aircraft fire protection, detection, and extinguishing systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to troubleshoot and repair airframe electrical systems, know how to read and apply electrical schematics, and understand the operation and repair of aircraft fire protection systems.

ARF2001LEC - Metallic Structures Lecture

In this course, aircraft sheet metal structures and different fastening methods are studied in detail. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the basic knowledge required of an aircraft maintenance technician related to metallic structures.

ARF2001LAB - Metallic Structures Lab

In this course the student will complete all lab requirements for Metallic Structures. Topics include aircraft sheet metal structures and different fastening methods and are performed in detail. Students will accomplish a wide variety of lab projects leading to an understanding of subject material. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to perform all basic tasks required of an aircraft maintenance technician related to metallic structures.

ARF2002LEC - Non-Metallic Structures Lecture

Students in this course will learn about composite structures including fiberglass, Kevlar, various core materials, and Plexiglass. Also covered in this class are wood structures, fabric coverings, and aircraft finishes. Upon successful completion of this class, students should be able to explain aircraft wood and fabric.

ARF2002LAB - Non-Metallic Structures Lab

Students in this course complete lab requirements for composite structures including fiberglass, Kevlar, various core materials, and Plexiglass. Extensive lab work will enhance learned objectives. Also covered in this class are wood structures, fabric coverings, and aircraft finishes. Upon successful completion of this class, students should be able to accomplish aircraft composite structure work and be able to explain aircraft wood and fabric. Students should also apply the finish to an aircraft.

ARF2003LEC - Hydraulics and Landing Gear Systems Lecture

The theory in operation and maintenance of aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems are covered. The troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair knowledge of both systems is stressed. Aircraft landing gears, including retraction systems, oleos, brakes, wheels, and tires, are also studied. This course also includes study of aircraft position and warning systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to understand concepts of aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems, aircraft landing gears, and understand the concepts of aircraft position and warning.

ARF2003LAB - Hydraulics and Landing Gear Systems Lab

In this course the student will complete all lab requirements for Hydraulic and Landing Gear Systems. Topics include operation, and maintenance of aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems. The troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of both systems is stressed. Aircraft landing gears, including
retraction systems, oleos, brakes, wheels, and tires, are also studied. This course also includes study of aircraft position and warning systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to troubleshoot and repair aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems, aircraft landing gears, and understand the concepts of aircraft position and warning.

ARF2004LEC - Comm/Nav and Instrument Systems Lecture

This course covers the theory, operation, and maintenance of aircraft communication and navigation systems and the wide range of aircraft instrument systems found in today’s aircraft. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain the operation and maintenance of aircraft communication, navigation, and instrument systems.

ARF2004LAB - Comm/Nav and Instrument Systems Lab

This course covers the lab requirements for the operation, and maintenance of aircraft communication and navigation systems and the wide range of aircraft instrument systems found in today’s aircraft. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain and perform the operation and maintenance of aircraft communication, navigation, and instrument systems.

ARF2005LEC - Airframe Systems Lecture

This course covers the theory and operation of aircraft cabin atmosphere control systems, ice and rain control systems along with water and waste systems. Aircraft fuel system theory, maintenance, and troubleshooting are also discussed, as well as the basic concepts of welding. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain the basic operation cabin atmosphere control systems, ice and rain control systems, maintain an aircraft fuel system, and perform basic welding processes.

ARF2005LAB - Airframe Systems Lab

The student will conduct lab requirements that covers the theory and operation of aircraft cabin atmosphere control systems, ice, and rain control systems along with water and waste systems. Aircraft fuel system, maintenance, and troubleshooting are also performed, as well as the basic of welding. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain and perform the basic operation of the cabin atmosphere control systems, ice and rain control systems, maintain an aircraft fuel system, and perform basic welding processes.

ARF2006LEC - Flight Controls and Airframe Inspections Lecture

This course covers the theory of aircraft control surfaces, including system rigging, maintenance, inspection, and troubleshooting. This course also covers the basic theory of rotary wing maintenance and operations. Also covered are the inspection techniques as they to the aircraft structure and its related systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students should know the theory of how to rig a general aviation aircraft, know the basic concepts of rotary wing aircraft and airframe conformity inspections. This course also includes a review and testing period to aid the student in FAA Airframe Certification.

ARF2006LAB - Flight Controls and Airframe Inspections Lab

The student will conduct the required lab that covers aircraft control surfaces, including system rigging, maintenance, inspection, and troubleshooting. This course also covers the basic concepts of rotary wing maintenance and operations. Also covered are the inspection techniques as they to the aircraft structure and its related systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to rig a general aviation aircraft, know the basic concepts of rotary wing aircraft and perform airframe conformity inspections. This course also includes a review and testing period to aid the student in FAA Airframe Certification.

PPT2001LEC - Reciprocating Engines Lecture

This course covers the theory and operation of a reciprocating engines. All internal components are studied, along with how each part functions. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to explain the operation of a reciprocating engine.

PPT2001LAB - Reciprocating Engines Lab

This course covers the lab requirements and operation of a reciprocating engines. All internal components are studied, along with how each part functions. A reciprocating engine is disassembled, measured, reassembled, and timed. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to disassemble and reassemble a reciprocating engine, along with performing critical measurements of the engine's internal components.

PPT2002LEC - Reciprocating Engine Systems Lecture

In this course the study of reciprocating engine lubrications, induction and engine airflow systems, engine cooling systems, and engine exhaust systems are covered in detail. Reciprocating engine instrument systems are discussed. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to explain the operation of engine induction, cooling, exhaust, the engine instrument system, and study the concept of the removal and replacement of a reciprocating engine.

PPT2002LAB - Reciprocating Engine Systems Lab

In this course the requirements for lab of reciprocating engine lubrications, induction and engine airflow systems, engine cooling systems, and reciprocating engine exhaust systems are performed. Troubleshooting is performed on the reciprocating engine instrument systems. A reciprocating engine is removed and reinstalled. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to inspect, troubleshoot and repair; engine induction, cooling, exhaust, the instrument system and can remove and reinstall an aircraft reciprocating engine.

PPT2003LEC - Fuel Metering and Propellers Lecture

In this course, students study the theory and operation of a wide variety of propellers and controlling governors. Reciprocating engine fuel and fuel metering devices, including float carburetors and fuel injection systems, are explained in detail. Upon completion of this course, students should understand all propeller operation and inspection requirements, and can troubleshoot and repair reciprocating engine fuel and fuel metering devices.

PPT2003LAB - Fuel Metering and Propellers Lab

In this class, students will perform the required labs for the operation of a wide variety of propellers and controlling governors. Reciprocating engine fuel metering devices including float carburetors and fuel injection systems are serviced in detail. Upon completion of this class, students should understand and perform all propeller operation and inspection requirements and be able to troubleshoot and repair reciprocating engine fuel metering devices.

PPT2004LEC - Engine Inspection and Operation Lecture

In this course the study of ignition systems, including magnetos, spark plugs, leads, and auxiliary starting systems, are covered in detail. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to understand and explain how to troubleshoot, repair, and time an aircraft magneto, and troubleshoot shoot and repair various reciprocating engine systems, explain engine ground operation procedures and explain how to perform an engine inspection.

PPT2004LAB - Engine Inspection and Operation Lab

In this course the lab requirements will be performed on ignition systems, including magnetos, spark plugs, leads, and auxiliary starting systems. A magneto is disassembled, inspected, reassembled, internally timed and timed to the engine. Lab activities include the ground operation, troubleshooting and repairs to various reciprocating engine systems. Students will perform a powerplant conformity inspection using FAA records and manufacturer’s publications and manuals. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to troubleshoot, repair, and time an aircraft magneto, and troubleshoot shoot and repair various reciprocating engine systems, explain engine ground operation procedures and perform engine inspection.

PPT2005LEC - Turbine Engine Fundamentals Lecture

This course studies turbine engine theory of operation as it applies to turbojet, turboprop, and turbofan engines. The course covers in depth the compressor section, diffuser section, combustion section, turbine section, and the exhaust and reverser sections, as well as an indepth study of auxiliary power units. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain the theory of operation of turbine engines and auxiliary power units.

PPT2005LAB - Turbine Engine Fundamentals Lab

This course covers the lab requirements for turbine engines which include turbojet, turboprop, and turbofan engines. Students will perform inspections on the compressor section, diffuser section, combustion section, turbine section, exhaust and reverser sections, and auxiliary power units. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to perform inspection and maintenance requirements of turbine engines, and can troubleshoot and repair turbine engine exhaust and reverser systems.

PPT2006LEC - Turbine Engine Systems Lecture

This course covers the study of topics including turbine engine instrument systems, lubrication systems, fuel metering, ignition and starting systems. Also, included in this course are techniques for turbine engine inspections as well as concepts involving turbine engine removal and replacement. This course also includes a review and testing component which will aid the student in preparation for FAA certification exams. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain the operation of the turbine engine lubrication, fuel metering, ignition and starting, engine instruments.

PPT2006LAB - Turbine Engine Systems Lab

This course covers the lab requirements for turbine engine instrument systems, lubrication systems, fuel metering, ignition and starting systems. Also, included in this course are techniques for turbine engine inspections as well as turbine engine removal and replacement. A variety of lab projects including operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the turbine engine and its systems enhance learning of course lessons. This course also includes a review and testing component which will aid the student in preparation for FAA certification exams. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to perform the operation and inspection of the turbine engine lubrication, fuel metering, ignition and starting, engine instruments, and conduct maintenance and troubleshooting operations.

MAT1001 – College Mathematics

In this course, the student will study the concepts of mathematics which will include fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percentages, sign numbers, transforming formulas, powers and roots, basic geometry, number bases, scientific notation, basic trig functions, and basic vectors.

PHY1001 – College Physics

This course is an introductory course covering the principles of physics. Topics include simple mechanics,
aerodynamics, fluids dynamics, atmospheric properties, matter, work, power, energy, motion, heat and
temperature and sound. Laboratory work is included.

SPH2001 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Speech)

This is an introductory course in oral communication emphasizing effective listening, group discussion and group problem-solving techniques, organizational skills, use of evidence and persuasion, and effective delivery techniques.

ENG1001 – English Composition

This course is a practical expository writing experience in standard usage and essential writing skills. Emphasis is given to the development of the basic sentence, paragraph and essay.

HIS1001 – American History: 1865 to Present

Students trace the economic, political, social, and intellectual development that shaped modern America. They investigate in detail the impact of industrialization in shaping the emerging nation.

SOC1001 – Modern Sociology

This course is a study of the role society plays in the lives of individuals and groups. The increased diversity in an ever-shrinking world requires students to acquire a better understanding of the social and cultural factors that will influence their future lives and careers.

ENG2001 English Composition II – Technical Writing

This course is a practical writing experience employing standard usage and essential writing skills. It prepares students to design effective technical documents for both written and digital media, with emphasis on technical memos, reports, organizational product-support, and technical-information webs. To support these writing tasks, the course provides an introduction to principles of audience analysis, research and documentation, drafting and revision processes, readability and accessibility of written texts.

CAR2001 - Career Exploration

This course is designed to help pending graduates develop an effective approach to the job search process as they approach graduation. The course emphasizes the understanding of industry expectations and job trends, assessing and developing skills for the workplace, developing a professional portfolio with cover letters and resumes, projecting professionalism, and the practical applications of networking. This course also helps develop selfpromotion strategies, successful interviewing, salary negotiations, and overcoming rejection.

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