Aviation Maintenance - Airframe & Powerplant Certificate (009A) - Southwestern Illinois College

Total Credits: 60
Course Number Course Description Credits
AVMT 121 Instruments and Navigation Systems 3
AVMT 122 Fuel Systems, Inspection and Aircraft Rigging 3
AVMT 126 Aircraft Non-metallic Structures 3
AVMT 127 Aircraft Metallic Structure 3
AVMT 131 Aircraft Electrical Systems 3
AVMT 132 Charging Systems & Environmental Systems 3
AVMT 136 Aircraft Fluid Power Systems 3
AVMT 137 Landing Gear Systems 3
AVMT 140 Materials, Processes, and Fabrication 3
AVMT 145 Basic Electricity & Technology 3
AVMT 150 Fundamentals & Operations 3
AVMT 155 Regulations & Science 3
AVMT 157 Turbine Engines 3
AVMT 158 Ignition and Starting Systems 3
AVMT 171 Aircraft Powerplant Systems & Comp. 3
AVMT 172 Aircraft Fuel Metering Systems 3
AVMT 176 Aircraft Propellers 3
AVMT 177 Aircraft Powerplant Systems 3
AVMT 186 Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 3
AVMT 187 Reciprocating Engine Maintenance 3

State Regulatory Requirements

Meets Requirements in

This program MEETS the State educational requirements for licensure, certification or registry in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District of Columbia

Does not Meet Requirements in

This program DOES NOT MEET the State educational requirements for licensure, certification or registry in: N/A

No determination In

No determination has been made whether this program meets the State educational requirements for licensure, certification or registry in: American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands


Changes from Prior Year: New


In order to become a licensed mechanic for Aviation Maintenance Airframe & Powerplant, applicants must pass the Aviation Maintenance General Test, the Aviation Maintenance Airframe Test, and the Aviation Maintenance Powerplant Test.  Below are the average pass rates for SWIC graduates from 2020-2021.

AMG – Aviation Maintenance General                                              90%

AMA – AMG – Aviation Maintenance Airframe                                 88%

AMP – Aviation Maintenance Powerplant                                         91%