Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance & Avionics (Co-op)

Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance & Avionics(Co-op-2023/2024

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
AVIA-1064Shop Safety & Aircraft Tools3
This course is an introduction to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) category M license. It outlines the regulations, requirements and processes as well as the roles and responsibilities of the AME in the shop/hangar environment. The course also provides study of general tools and tools specific to aviation and how they are safely used on the materials of the aircraft industry.
AVIA-1025Aircraft Corrosion Control3
This course is the study of the materials of modern aircraft and the processes involved in protecting them from their environment.
AVIA-1050Fixed Wing Aerodynamics4.5
This course is the study of basic aerodynamic principles used in aircraft. It is designed for a full understanding of the devices and components used for aircraft control and flight performance.
AVIA-1065Aircraft Reciprocating Engines6
This course is the comprehensive study of aircraft reciprocating engines and their systems.
AVIA-1052Aircraft Propellers1.5
This course is the comprehensive study of aircraft propellers and their systems.
AVIA-1030Aircraft DC Electrical Systems4.5
This course is a comprehensive introduction to basic electrical theory and components used in aircraft direct current (DC) systems. Students will gain a familiarity with electrical equipment construction and operation, and its application in industry.
COOP-1020Co-operative Education Employment Prep1
This workshop will provide an overview of the Co-operative Education consultants and students' roles and responsibilities as well as the Co-operative Education Policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to co-operative education work assignments and will prepare students for their work term.
EDUC-1105Strategies for AME Communication3
This course is designed to support non-native speakers of English with the necessary language requirements to be successful in their Aircraft Maintenance Engineering programs (AAM4, AVI1, AVM4, and ASR1). Emphasis will be placed on sector-specific vocabulary acquisition, AME terminology and abbreviations, listening and reading comprehension, and effective communication skills, both oral and written.

Level 2
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course.
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
AVIA-1031Aircraft Metallic Structure & Metallurgy6
This course is the study of basic maintenance workshop safety and practices. It includes hands on practice with the identification and safe and proper use of common industry tools as used in sheet metal repair.
AVIA-1066Hydraulic Controls/Emergency Equipment6
This course is a comprehensive study of several of the systems found on modern aircraft. Students will gain a familiarity with the systems, their components and their operation in preparation for the next steps in maintenance.
AVIA-1033Canadian Aviation Regulations1.5
This course is a continuation of the study of the regulations as they affect the role of the AME andmaintain safety.
AVIA-1035Rotary Wing Aerodynamics4.5
This course is the study of basic aerodynamic principles used in aircraft. It is designed for a better understanding of the devices and components used for rotary wing aircraft control and performance.
AVIA-1036Aircraft AC Electrical Systems4.5
This course is a comprehensive introduction to basic electrical theory and components used in aviation Alternating Current (AC) systems. Students will gain a familiarity with electrical equipment construction and operation, and its application in industry.

Level 3
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course.
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
AVIA-1038Aircraft Materials/Hardware3
This course is the study of industry standards in the classification and use of common aircraft wire, connectors, control and protection devices, and hardware.
AVIA-1039Aircraft Non-Metallic Structure & Comp6
This course is the study of basic composite workshop safety and practices. It includes hands on practice with the identification and safe and proper use of common industry tools.
AVIA-1068Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines4.5
This course is the comprehensive study of aircraft turbine engines and their systems.
AVIA-1041Aircraft Water, Fuel & Ignition Systems4.5
This course is a continuation of the study of several of the systems found on modern aircraft. Students will gain a familiarity with the systems, their components and their operation in preparation for the next steps in maintenance.
AVIA-1042Aircraft Airframe Electrical Systems4.5
This course is a continuation of the comprehensive study of electrical systems with a focus on actual aircraft systems and their operation.

Level 4
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course.
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
AVIA-1067AMO Management: Records & Inspections4.5
This course is a continuation of the study of the regulations as they affect the role of the AME working on Canadian registered aircraft and in an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO).
AVIA-1069Maintenance Techniques4.5
This course is a study of fault isolation in systems found on modern aircraft. Students will hone their familiarity with the systems and apply their systems knowledge to determine the factors affecting the proper operation of aircraft systems.
AVIA-1045Aircraft Turbine Engine Maintenance4.5
This course is a study of the maintenance requirements for turbine engines and their fuel systems.
AVIA-1046Aircraft Starting & Indications4.5
This course is a continuation of the study of several of the systems found on modern aircraft.Students will gain a familiarity with the systems, their components and their operation in preparation for the next steps in maintenance.
AVIA-1070Avionics-Intro4.5
This course is an introduction to the field of avionics instruments as applicable to the M category AME.

Level 5
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course.
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
AVIA-1058Avionics Digital Fundamentals6
This course is designed to introduce student to Electronic Flight Instruments, including Numbering Systems, Data Conversion, Data Buses, Logic Circuits, Microprocessors, Integrated Circuits, Multiplexing, Fiber Optics, Electronic Displays, Electrostatic Sensitive Devices, Software Management Control and the general Electromagnetic Environment.
AVIA-1006Avionics Radio Theory5.5
This course is a study of the basic principles of radio transmission, reception and radio coveragetechniques used in aircraft radio systems.
AVIA-1083Aviation Electronics4.5
This course is an introduction to the theory of electronic component, circuit and servomechanism fundamentals.
AVIA-1017Aircraft Flight Instruments4
This course is a study of common aircraft flight instrument basics and their system configurations.It includes system testing maintenance procedures and practices.
AVIA-1018Aircraft Internal Communications1.5
This course is a study of common aircraft internal communication system basics and their aircraft configurations. It includes system testing and maintenance procedures and practices.

Level 6
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
AVIA-1062Aircraft Wireless Communications Systems3
This course introduces student to common wireless communication systems such as, Aircraft Emergency Locator Transmitters, Aircraft VHF Communication Systems, Aircraft HF Communication Systems, Aircraft Selective Calling Systems, Aircraft ACARS Systems, Aircraft Radiotelephone Systems, and Aircraft SATCOM Systems.
AVIA-1020Aircraft Radio Navigation Systems4.5
This course is a study of common aircraft radio navigation and secondary surveillance radarsystem basics and their aircraft configurations. It includes system testing and maintenance procedures and practices.
AVIA-1063Aircraft Automatic Flight Control System3
This course introduces students to Automatic Flight Control Systems, such as, Aircraft Radar Altimeters Aircraft Weather Radars,Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning Systems, Global Positioning Systems, Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems, Inertial Navigation and Automatic Flight Control Systems. GAC-21H Stability Augmentation Systems GAC-21I Aircraft Flight Management.
AVIA-1022Avionics Installations & Standard Prac.4.5
This course is a study and performance of aircraft avionic system installation procedures, practicesand regulations.
AVIA-1023Flight Line Maintenance Practices4.5
This course is a study of common aircraft avionic systems testing, trouble shooting and repairprocedures, standards and regulations.

Gen Ed - Electives
Take 12 General Education Credits -
Usually taken in Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 37 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

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