Learn online through Choose Aerospace

Learn the knowledge and skills needed to get a start on your career in aerospace through online, engaging content.

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Learn online through Choose Aerospace

Learn the knowledge and skills needed to get a start on your career in aerospace through online, engaging content.

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The Choose Aerospace learning platform is developed in partnership with:

Choose Aerospace, Inc.

Choose Aerospace, Inc. is a partnership of aerospace stakeholders, managed by the Aviation Technician Education Council, joined together to address one of the biggest threats to continued industry growth: the availability of a diverse, qualified technical aerospace workforce. To that end, the objective of the Choose Aerospace curriculum is to expand aviation and technical training in secondary schools and provide multiple career paths to success within the industry.

Clemson U. Center for Workforce Dev.

The Clemson University Center for Workforce Development, or CUCWD, is a Commission on Higher Education-approved, statewide K-20 initiative to improve workforce educational capacity in STEM field across South Carolina.

EducateWorkforce

EducateWorkforce is an online learning solution offered with partnering 2-year colleges to help integrate web and digital solutions into their existing courses. The platform was designed by multiple instructional design, usability, and computing experts to include research-based learning features

The Choose Aerospace learning platform features:

Video Lectures

Lectures are presented through engaging video for visual and auditory learners, complete with illustrations, images and voiceover.

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality simulations serve as online labs, where learners can go beyond the lecture to actually engage with the material.

Open Text

Robust open textbooks are provided for all courses. This traditional learning tool is a perfect compliment to the other forms of online content.

Interactive Assessments

Reinforcement of learning materials through immediate feedback as well as an instructor-led grading system are both available.

A Novel Approach

This material was designed by multiple instructional design, usability, and computing experts to include research-tested learning features.

Industry Backed

Curriculum has been vetted by industry partners as both accurate and pertinent to today’s advanced manufacturing occupations.

The Choose Aerospace learning platform features:

Video Lectures

Lectures are presented through engaging video for visual and auditory learners, complete with illustrations, images and voiceover.

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality simulations serve as online labs, where learners can go beyond the lecture to actually engage with the material.

Open Text

Robust open textbooks are provided for all courses. This traditional learning tool is a perfect compliment to the other forms of online content.

Assessments

Reinforcement of learning materials through immediate feedback as well as an instructor-led grading system are both available.

Novel Approach

This material was designed by multiple instructional design, usability, and computing experts to include research-tested learning features.

Industry-Backed

Curriculum has been vetted by industry partners as both accurate and pertinent to today’s advanced manufacturing occupations.

Virtual Reality Examples

No special hardware or software required.

The virtual reality simulations built into the Choose Aerospace online learning platform are designed to give you advance “hands-on” understanding of different types of equipment and aircraft you will encounter in the industry. Step-by-step instructions and realistic graphics make for an unprecedented learner experience.

View pre-recorded VR examples below:

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Course Content

The Choose Aerospace curriculum aligns with emerging FAA Mechanic Airman Certification Standards to cover the knowledge and skill required for FAA mechanic certification. Curriculum subject areas coincide with the knowledge, skill, and risk mitigation elements set forth in the certification standard, those “teaching objectives” are available in an excel format here. The timeline for completion is as follows (click the course title to download the course syllabus and outline).

Phase 1, August 2021 release (for pilot schools, this content will be available in time for the Fall 2021 semester):

  1. FAA-ACS-AM-ID-FLF Fluid Lines and Fittings (40 hours)
  2. FAA-ACS-AM-II-MIR Maintenance and Inspection Regulations (75 hours)
  3. FAA-ACS-AM-IE-MHP Materials, Hardware, and Processes (90 hours)
  4. FAA-ACS-AM-IG-CCC Cleaning and Corrosion Control (30 hours)
  5. FAA-ACS-AM-IK-HTM Hand Tools and Measuring Devises (25 hours)

Phase 2, December 2021 release (for pilot schools, this content will be available in time for the Spring 2022 semester):

  1. FAA-ACS-AM-IJ-PFA Physics for Aviation (15 hours)
  2. FAA-ACS-AM-IH-MAT Mathematics (15 hours)
  3. FAA-ACS-AM-IC-WAB Weight and Balance (20 hours)
  4. FAA-ACS-AM-IB-ACD Aircraft Drawings (15 hours)
  5. FAA-ACS-AM-IA-FEE Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics (115 hours)
  6. FAA-ACS-AM-IF-GOS Ground Operations and Servicing (30 hours)

While the approximately 500 hours of content is intended for delivery in the 11th and 12th grade year of high school, the modular content facilitates a flexible approach to meet a wide-range of schedule and program needs.

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