Aircraft Structural Repair Technician

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Certificate
Length of study: 
1 year
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Gain the skills you need to launch your career in this exciting industry. Specialize in the repair, upgrading and modification of aircraft and graduate with skills that make you highly sought-after by aviation companies all over the world.

The program is approved by Transport Canada.

Graduates receive 10 months accreditation towards a Transport Canada-issued Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Licence, Category S. Class attendance is mandatory.


Your Future Career

  • Aviation industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Composite repair
  • Maintenance and overhaul
  • Sheet metal repair

What You Learn

  • Structural assembly and repair
  • Sheet metal fabrication and repair
  • Aircraft wood, tubular and fabric repair
  • Composite manufacturing and repair techniques
  • Advanced forming techniques
  • Technical information interpretation


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Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U and any Gr 12 Math (C), (U) or (M)

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Attendance policy: 

The attendance policy adopted by the School of Aviation conforms to the Transport Canada policy for Approved Training Organizations. To preserve a high standard of maintenance and flight safety, students having missed more than 5% (50 hours) of the course through absences will not qualify for the experience credit of 10 months that is applied to the 36 month Aircraft Maintenance Engineer-Category “S” apprenticeship.


Semester One - Fall:

ASR 300 Aircraft Wood, Tubular, and Fabric Repair

ASR 301 Aircraft Structural Assembly I

ASR 303 Aircraft Sheet Metal Repair I

ASR 304 Composite Materials/Repair I

ASR 390 Technical Drawing/Information Interpretation

CMM 140Technical Writing I

MTH 511 Technical Mathematics for the AME

Semester Two - Winter:

ASR 401 Aircraft Structural Assembly II

ASR 402 Aircraft Sheet Metal Fabrication Processes

ASR 403 Aircraft Sheet Metal Repair II

ASR 404 Advanced Composite Materials/Repairs

AMT 800Canadian Aviation Regulations

AMT 600 Maintenance Management and Human Factors

GENED General Education Elective - Online

Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Approved by Transport Canada.

Diploma entitles graduates to receive 10 months’ accreditation toward an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s License, Category “S”.

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