Aviation Fundamentals

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Certifcate
Length of study: 
1 year
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Obtain the knowledge and skills you need to begin your career in Aviation. Learn basic techniques and standard practices used in the industry. Strengthen your math, science and technical skills and acquire the prerequisites necessary to gain entry into one of Canadore’s full-time aviation programs. This program is the first of its kind in Ontario.


What You Learn

  • Health and safety for aviation
  • Introduction to aviation
  • Basic electricity
  • Pre-aviation math
  • Basic tools and hand skills
  • Physics

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Admission Requirements: 

Admission Requirements:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent).


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Semester One - Fall:

PAV 100

PAV 102

PAV 105

PHY 096

STS 100

CMM 138

MTH 509

Health and Safety for Aviation

Introduction to Aviation

Basic Electricity (DC)

Introduction to Physics

Student Success

Pre-Aviation Communications I

Pre-Aviation Mathematics I


Semester Two - Winter:

PAV 110

PAV 115

PHY 111

CMM 139

MTH 510


Basic Tools and Hand Skills

Basic Electricity (AC)


Pre-Aviation Communications II

Pre-Aviation Mathematics II

General Education Elective - Online


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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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