School of Aviation Technology

Aviation Fundamentals

1 year Ontario College Certificate

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

OSSD or equivalent

Semester 1

PAV 100 Health and Safety for Aviation
PAV 102 Introduction to Aviation
PAV 105 Basic Electricity (DC)
PHY 096 Introduction to Physics
STS 100 Student Success
CMM 138 Pre-Aviation Communications
MTH 509 Pre-Aviation Mathematics I

Semester 2

PAV 110 Basic Tools and Hand Skills
PAV 115 Basic Electricity (AC)
PHY 111 Physics
CMM 139 Pre-Aviation Communications II
MTH 510 Pre-Aviation Mathematics II
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 3358.8 $1055 - - $4413.8

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

Online Campus Shop

You will also need coveralls. View the coverall sizing chart here.

Ontario College Certificate

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:

  • Aircraft Structural Repair Technician
  • Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance
  • Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics
  • Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Structures

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

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123