Come Visit Us: July 6 Aviation Maintenance Program Open House

By on June 28, 2016
Aviation Maintenance Program Open House

Please join us Wednesday, July 6, at Gateway STEM High School, 5101 McRee Avenue, to tour the Aviation Maintenance facility, meet the instructors, hear from aerospace industry representatives, and start your enrollment process.

Tours start every 30 minutes and last an hour and a half. Call ahead and register for one of the following times: 10:00, 10:30 or 11:00 a.m. Please contact Becky Epps at 314-513-4271 to register.

STLCC’s aviation maintenance technology program prepares students to diagnose and complete repair work on aircraft engines and assemblies including hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Students can earn a Certificate of Proficiency in General Airframe (33 credit hours) and a Certificate of Proficiency in Power Plant (21 credit hours). Students attend classes full-time, five days per week. The General, Airframe and Power Plant coursework is completed in two school years. This program is offered in partnership with St. Louis Public Schools and training takes place at Gateway STEM High School but is open to all ages.

Aviation Maintenance Technology training areas include:

  • Electrical theory and systems
  • Mathematics and physics related to aviation
  • Maintenance publications, forms and records
  • Ground operations
  • Fluid lines & fittings
  • Aircraft drawings
  • Materials and fabrication techniques used in aircraft construction including wood, metals and composites, and fasteners
  • Welding
  • Fire detection
  • Airframe systems, such as instruments, landing gear, navigation, hydraulics & pneumatics, cabin environment, fuel
  • Assembly & rigging
  • Powerplant systems, such as electrical, ignition, lubrication, airflow, exhaust, propellers
  • Human factors
  • Inspections

Download the event flyer (pdf).

Learn more about the program.

About Becky Epps

Becky Epps serves as Project Manager, St. Louis Aerospace Institute and Technical Training for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. Mrs. Epps has 12 years of experience in business and industry training. This includes experience with several local premier businesses including Boeing, Chrysler, Rawlings, Ford, ABB, Inc. and Essex Manufacturing. She provides leadership and direct oversight for the St. Louis Aerospace Institute. She also manages Workforce Solutions’ Technical Training unit, including Automated Controls, Industrial Maintenance Training and Safety Training and Consulting. Mrs. Epps holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Service Agencies–Management from Lindenwood University.

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