Aviation and Aerospace Technology

Aircraft Structural Repair Technician – Manufacturing and Inspection

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Learn to diagnose and repair damage to airframe structures.


Aviation careers are in high demand. This two-year program specializes in the repair, upgrading, and modification of aircraft with advanced training in the repair and overhaul of sheet metal and composite airframe structures. Learn to inspect, evaluate, test, troubleshoot, and repair airframe components to ensure airworthiness. Gain the knowledge and practical skills you need to graduate and find a career in this in-demand field.

Note: Graduates will receive 14 months accreditation towards a Transport Canada-issued Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Licence Category S.

Your Future Career

  • Aviation Industry 
  • Aircraft and manufacturers
  • Airlines
  • Maintenance repair and overhaul organizations 
  • Composite and sheet metal repair facilities

What Your Learn

  • Engineering materials and components
  • Advanced composite manufacturing and repair techniques
  • Structural assembly and repair
  • Sheet metal fabrication and repair techniques
  • Aircraft, wood, tubular and fabric repair
  • Welding

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U and Gr 12 Math (C) or (U)
Recommended: Senior Physics

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

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 392 Technical Drawing / Information Interpretation
ASR 395 Principles and Applications of NDT
MTH 511 Technical Mathematics for the AME
CMM 140 Technical Writing I

Semester 2

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 / Repair
AMT 600 Maintenance Management and Human Factors
AMT 800 Canadian Aviation Regulations
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 3

ASR 500 Engineering, Materials and Components
ASR 504 Advanced Composite Materials and Manufacturing Process
ASR 505 Advanced Composite Assessment and Repairs
ASR 515 Painting and Refinishing
ASR 520 Codes and Standards
ASR 530 Welding (Gas, Stick, Mig/Tig)
ASR 540 Predictive Maintenance Technologies Awareness
GENED General Elective
GENED General Elective

Ontario College Diploma
Graduates will receive 14 months accreditation towards a Transport Canada-issued Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Licence Category S.  

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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Further Your Education to:

  • Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance
  • Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics

Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123