# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Aviation Maintenance Technology I (8728/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Aviation Maintenance Technology I (8728/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8728
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11
Prerequisites:None

Students will work with airframe and control surfaces, power plants, and basic aviation electricity, and perform ground operations and servicing procedures, as specified by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements. Students will also practice lab and tool safety, apply science and mathematics principles to aviation maintenance tasks, and research and use maintenance publications, forms, and records.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Transportation Operations

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.