need to demonstrate
that you have the requisite
knowledge and experience
and are eligible for written testing and oral
The American Airman A&P Mechanic Course is specifically
designed for applicants who meet (FAR)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:
The FAA Mandates that all applicants for
Airman and or Mechanic Certifications have the ability
to read, write and speak the English language. All
Preparation Courses at American Airman Ground School are
intensive and fast paced. Our courses are not
intended for those applicants having only a fair or
marginal grasp of the English language.
REQUIRED: There are customarily three ways to achieve the
mechanical experience required to take the FAA-required tests:
Attend a Federal Aviation Regulations part 147
Aviation Maintenance Technician School. Assuming the
applicant pursues both Airframe and Powerplant
programs students will log the required practical
experience time to qualify for the tests for
licensing over a one or two year time frame.
On-The-Job Experience: You must log 18
months of supervised work to qualify to take the
Airframe or Powerplant licensing tests, or 30 months
to take the combined A&P test. The work time must be
documented and signed off by the supervising
mechanic or a notarized statement from your
Military service time in certain
armed forces specialties, but not the training time
prior to such service, can qualify a person
to take the FAA Airframe and/or Powerplant mechanic
tests. Here is a list of accepted
military specialty codes.
The FAA will
recognize and credit your practical experience only
after a review of your paperwork and an interview
with an FAA Airworthiness Inspector.
American Airman Ground School will
help guide you through the FAA interview and paperwork.
You can read all about the eligibility requirements
in detail at our
(FAQ) Frequently Asked
Aviation Mechanic Course: The A&P
Aviation Mechanic Course is a week-long seven to ten day intensive
program designed to help the applicant score
highly on the
A&P FAA Written Examinations
and pass the Oral and Practical with an FAA Designated
Mechanic Examiner. The successful completion of each
test will result in the issuance of the
FAA Airframe and Powerplant License.
Written Exam Preparation:
This initial phase comprises the bulk
of our week long course and is designed to help
candidates absorb the necessary material and ace the
required exams in the most efficient comprehensive
manner possible. This
is achieved through a combination of expert instructor
lecture, self guided on-site computerized study, and
on-site computer based practice exams.
Oral & Practical Preparation: This final phase
consisting of PowerPoint presentations & hands-on
participation prepares you for the oral and practical
examination with a FAA Designated Mechanic Examiner.
regarding aircraft structure, propulsion, controls,
instruments, wiring, landing gear, and all the rules
governing airplane logbook signoffs, and much more will
be covered in detail.
Oral & Practical Testing: At the successful
completion of phases 1 & 2 we will schedule the Oral and
Practical Examination with an FAA Designated Mechanic
Examiner. We are in constant communication with
the Designated Mechanic Examiners in our area. This
relationship affords us the opportunity to schedule your
includes the written examinations; GENERAL, AIRFRAME, &
POWERPLANT. Included are required exam preparation
texts, exam preparation workbooks, mandatory FAA
Advisory Circulars, additional handouts and government
materials. Included is all classroom lecture,
practice examinations, mock oral and practical,
unlimited access to school library, and computer lab.
Designated Examiner Testing Fee not included.
CONTACT US TODAY: We are here
to answer all your questions and guide you in the
process of realizing your dream of becoming a licensed
A&P Mechanic. Contact us to learn more about all our
programs or to enroll in the one of our preparation
courses at 800.786.9060.
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