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):
- FAA-ACS-AM-ID-FLF Fluid Lines and Fittings (40 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-II-MIR Maintenance and Inspection Regulations (75 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-IE-MHP Materials, Hardware, and Processes (90 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-IG-CCC Cleaning and Corrosion Control (30 hours)
- 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):
- FAA-ACS-AM-IJ-PFA Physics for Aviation (15 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-IH-MAT Mathematics (15 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-IC-WAB Weight and Balance (20 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-IB-ACD Aircraft Drawings (15 hours)
- FAA-ACS-AM-IA-FEE Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics (115 hours)
- 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.