Aviation Manufacturing Quick Careers Program (AMQCP): Aircraft Structural Repairs

This 3-week course is designed to provide entry-level aircraft structural repair training. The course introduces the fundamentals for common sheet metal structural repair and practices used to assess and restore structure back to a serviceable condition. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the various structural repair techniques and applications.

The course will consist of:

  • Assessment of damage using ultrasonic thickness gauge and precision instruments.
  • Removal of damage.
  • Typical repairs to include ‘Doubler’, ‘Flush, and ,Stringer, repairs.
  • Sheet metal bend calculations.
  • The importance of time management.
  • Use of tool shop equipment to produce a metal curve or bend.
  • Removal of damaged fasteners.

Upon completion, the graduate will be conversant with any typical sheet metal repair employed when restoring an aircraft back to its original condition. 

Prior sheet metal fabrication experience is highly recommended.

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Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
AVI-3014-B02 Aircraft Structural Repairs 7/12/21 - 7/30/21 M-F 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Aviation II Bldg 126 Register Now

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The skills obtained are transferable to many other types of employment within the Manufacturing and Aviation arena, and we continue to seek many opportunities of employment for our graduates.

Local business and industry partners to include Honda Aircraft Co., HAECO, Cabin Solutions, and externally Boeing. Typically, several potential employers visit the class prior to graduation and are ready to hire upon completion of the class.

$12 - $23 per hour plus benefits for entry level employees.

Local business and industry partners to include Honda Aircraft Co., HAECO, Cabin Solutions, and externally Boeing. Typically, several potential employers visit the class prior to graduation and are ready to hire upon completion of the class.

We have all the tools necessary, and you are not permitted to use any personal tools in class. If you choose aircraft maintenance in lieu of manufacturing as your career path, you may want to consider investing in quality tools. We will provide you with a list of recommended tools.

The total cost of the course is $188.00. There are also opportunities for sponsorship through NC Works, Goodwill Industries, and others. They typically support the cost of the course and sometimes other expenses provided that the criteria are satisfied. Call us to start the process, and we will guide you through the necessary steps.

Our address is 819 Radar Road, Greensboro, NC 27410. We are located at the Greensboro Airport across from Honda Aircraft Co. and HAECO.

The traditional face-to-face class is from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm or 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The online work requires set goals to be completed at set intervals and permitted to be conducted at any location.

You may be eligible for scholarships when taking this training program. Each scholarship has time sensitive application deadline. Click on the link below to learn if you might meet the requirements for one of these scholarships. 

  • SECU (State Employees' Credit Union) Continuing Education Scholarship
  • Golden Leaf Scholarship Application
  • Corporate and Continuing Education Scholarship

These scholarships, if awarded to you, will cover tuition first and then may cover other course related expenses.  Once your application is received, you will be notified by email if it is granted and the amount provided.

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