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Airframe Manufacturing Technology

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What is the new degree?

AVC’s Airframe Manufacturing Technology Program (AFMT) is designed to meet the need in the aerospace industry for multi-skilled individuals who understand, perform, and serve as first-line leads in the major processes of manufacturing the structural components of an aircraft for civilian and military specifications. The program's curriculum addresses airframe manufacturing, aircraft fabrication (structures and composites), electronics, and welding.

The AFMT program is geared for students who have completed a two-year program in Aircraft Fabrication and Assembly, who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Aircraft Manufacturing Technology. Students will enter directly as juniors (3rd Year students).

**Application Update**

Apply now for Fall 2017!

The Airframe Manufacturing Technology Program application for enrollment will be available as of Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Enrollment packets will be accepted beginning March 21, 2017. The deadline is April 27, 2017.

AFMT INFORMATION SESSION: Friday, April 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m., HS-201

No RSVP required – walk-ins welcomed!

We will address the following questions in the information session:

• What is AFMT?

• How do you apply to Antelope Valley College?

• How do you apply to the AFMT program?

• What are the lower division courses required?

This information session is open to all individuals who are:

• Applying to the AFMT program for fall 2017.

• Interested in learning more about the AFMT program.

Individuals who are graduates of the Aircraft Fabrication & Assembly program may be eligible to apply to the AFMT program and are encouraged to make an appointment with the counseling department and should request to meet with Rosa Fuller or Rodney Schilling.

Application Deadline: April 27, 2017!

Admission Process

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for admission:

1.    Submit a complete application for enrollment packet.

2.    Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

3.    Minimum 3.0 GPA in Aircraft Fabrication and Assembly courses.

All students wanting to enroll in the Airframe Manufacturing Program should follow the instructions on the application for enrollment form (obtained from the Career Technical Education Division office - TE7). Please follow the instructions carefully. Incomplete packets will not be considered. You may contact the division office for details on selection process at (661) 722-6300 extension 6327.



What types of jobs would this degree prepare me for?

This program is being designed to meet the needs of local aerospace employers. Potential jobs include: Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Production Technician, Metals Technician, Production Supervisor or Industrial Engineer.

When will the program begin?

Classes are scheduled to start Fall of 2017.

How can I get more information?

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Last updated: April 17, 2017