# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Aviation Maintenance Technology II (8729/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Aviation Maintenance Technology II (8729/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8729
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Aviation Maintenance Technology I (8728/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Students will explore design features of aircraft through drawings and blueprints. Students will investigate aircraft materials and processes, weight and balance procedures, and fluid lines and fittings. Additionally, students will learn care and maintenance techniques (such as how to identify and correct corrosion), practice lab and tool safety, and apply academic principles while working with aircraft.

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.