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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). 1st year track program now available see below for more information regarding enrollment dates and upcoming information sessions. 

**New - 1st Year Track Program Now Available** 

The enrollment period will begin May 30, 2017!  

The Airframe Manufacturing Technology Program application for enrollment will be available as of Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Enrollment packets will be accepted beginning May 30, 2017, through June 29, 2017. Note the application period for Junior (3rd year students) has now closed. 

Admission Process

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

1.    Complete the matriculation process. 

2.    Declare major as Aircraft Fabrication & Assembly Technician - Associate Degree. 

3.    Submit a completed application for enrollment form. 

4.    Submit official college transcripts. 

5.    Submit a copy of the applicants Educational Planning and Evaluation Form completed by an AVC counselor. 

6.    Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. 

7.    Minimum 2.8 GPA in Aircraft Fabrication and Assembly courses. 

For more information regarding the admission process click here.

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.

AFMT 1st Year Track Information Sessions: 

  • Friday, June 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m., HS-201

  • Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:00 a.m., HS-103

No RSVP required - walk-ins welcomed!

Students should call (661) 722-6300, extension 6338, to schedule an appointment with a counselor (be sure to mention the appointment is for the BS Degree).


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: May 26, 2017