This program is certified and operated under the approval provisions of the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Regulation Part 147. As a successful graduate, you are eligible for federal testing and certification as an FAA-rated airframe and powerplant mechanic. The national passing score is 70%. In 2013, FVTC graduates had a passing score of 82%. You must be 18 years of age in order to take the exams. Many employers require a complete physical examination, including drug screening.
Due to FAA regulations regarding attendance and minimum grading requirements, you may not be able to transfer previously completed mathematics or physics courses into this program. If you plan to take any courses prior to entry into this program, please request required documents prior to enrolling in those courses. Contact Dennis Moehn at 920-232-6005 for details.
Online courses and IVC courses are not accepted in this program.
You may choose to also complete the Aircraft Electronics program at Fox Valley Technical College with only one additional year of instruction.
To be licensed, you must pass the FAA written, oral and practical examinations for Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.
The Pilot programs are in high demand.
The originals of both your medical certificate and citizenship documents are required to be presented in person to an appropriate representative of the College at the S.J. Spanbauer Aviation & Industrial Center.
It is your responsibility to provide an updated 1st or 2nd Class Medical Certificate if yours is older than 12 months at any given time prior to the New Student Registration Session.