Aircraft Mechanic Program at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
- FAFSA School Code: 001063
- Phone: (907) 474-7211
- Phone: (800) 478-1823
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Aircraft Mechanic Program
The aircraft mechanic program at University of Alaska Fairbanks prepares students for careers in aircraft inspections, aircraft maintenance, and avionics. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all aircraft components other than engines, propellers, avionics, and instruments. Program courses include: layout and fabrication of sheet metal and other materials into structural members, parts, and fittings, and replacement of damaged or worn parts such as control cables and hydraulic units. Get more details below including other Alaska colleges that offer aircraft mechanic program.
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Students Enrolled in the Aircraft Mechanic Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Alaska Fairbanks has offered the following programs for students:
- Less Than Two-Year Award
- Associate's Degree
Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)
|Less Than Two-Year Award||9|
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
Students by Race (2010-2011)
Career Options for GraduatesUpon completion of the Aircraft Mechanic program at UAF, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:
Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes helicopter and aircraft engine specialists.
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
Assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts of airplanes, space vehicles, or missiles, such as tails, wings, fuselage, bulkheads, stabilizers, landing gear, rigging and control equipment, or heating and ventilating systems.
- Career Outlook & Projects ():
According to the BLS, aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.3% from 2010 to 2020
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Aircraft Mechanic Programs in Alaska
Aircraft Mechanic programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|University of Alaska Anchorage|
15 students completed this program