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Aircraft Turbine Technician


Start Date: September


Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus


Length: 1 Year


Credential: Certificate, Aircraft Turbine Technician


Program Availability: Fall 2024 Term

Canadian Applicants: Open

International Applicants with a Valid Study Permit: Open

Other International Applicants: Closed


Aircraft turbine technicians inspect and troubleshoot issues with aircraft engines and mechanical systems, and modify, repair, and overhaul turbine engines. You will learn the techniques, procedures, and documentation requirements you need to work in the growing Aerospace industry. Students train on a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-20 turboprop engine. Depending on your lab progress, you may also train on the Pratt & Whitney PW100 turboprop engine or the Rolls Royce 250 turboshaft engine, or both.

If you are looking for a mechanical and detail-oriented, hands-on career in a fast-paced industry, the Aircraft Turbine Technician program is for you!

This program is located at our Summerside Waterfront Campus. Take a

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Work safely and in accordance with applicable acts, regulations, legislation, and codes to ensure personal and public safety.
  2. Interpret and apply industry standard procedures to safely and effectively repair and overhaul gas turbine engines and components.
  3. Explain the importance of balancing components and assemblies to required specifications to ensure that safety and performance standards are met.
  4. Apply critical thinking and procedural knowledge to test and troubleshoot gas turbine engines and assemblies.
  5. Perform inspections on gas turbine engines and assemblies to ensure that they meet performance and safety standards.
  6. Communicate and work effectively with supervisors, coworkers, and other tradespersons.
  7. Use technology to source information and specifications relating to gas turbine engines and assemblies.
  8. Identify strategies for ongoing personal and professional development, that will lead to enhanced work performance and career opportunities and keep pace with industry changes.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Notes:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with Grade 11 or 12 academic math and physics.
  • On-the-job training placements for this program may require additional documentation, including the completion of a security assessment application in accordance with the Controlled Goods Program, which includes, but is not limited to, the provision of personal information regarding the student’s country of origin, citizenship(s), residential history, educational history, employment history, criminal history, travel history, personal references, an indication of whether the student possesses a valid security clearance, and answering security assessment questions. Results from this additional documentation or security assessment may impact your ability to complete an on the job training placement.
  • Don’t have the courses you need to get into this program? Upgrade, earn high school credits, or get your high school equivalency credential in Adult Ed. It’s free!
  • If your first language is not English, please review our English Language Requirements page.

2024/2025 Academic Year

Tuition, fees, and other costs are listed in Canadian dollars. International tuition includes the International Student Fee.

Fees are Program Based

1 Year

Canadian

International

Tuition  $7,263  $13,263
Fees $868  $1,618
Other Costs $315 $315
Total $8,446  $15,196
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Canadian Cost Breakdown

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

Tuition $7,263
Student Union $178
Health Insurance Fee $470
Graduation Fee $100
First Aid/WHMIS $120
   Total payable to 麻豆精品 $8,131
   
1st installment due first day of first semester $4,500
2nd installment due first day of second semester $3,632
   

Other Costs
Please note: the cost of books, materials, and supplies are included here for your information only, this amount is not payable to the college. Do not include this amount in your tuition payment.

1 Year

Books $215
Uniform/Safety Shoes/License Fee $100
     Total $315
   
Grand Total $8,446

 

International Cost Breakdown

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

Tuition*  $13,263
Student Union $178
Health Insurance Fee $1,220
Graduation Fee $100
First Aid/WHMIS $120
     Total payable to 麻豆精品 $14,881
   
 1st installment due first day of first semester  $11,250
2nd installment due first day of second semester $3,632
   

Other Costs
Please note: the cost of books, materials, and supplies are included here for your information only, this amount is not payable to the college. Do not include this amount in your tuition payment.

1 Year

Books $215
Uniform/Safety Shoes/License Fee $100
     Total $315
   
Grand Total $15,196

*Includes the International Student Fee.

  • Standard Aero
  • Action Aero
  • Honeywell
  • Pratt and Whitney

Course Code

Course Name & Description

Credit Values


Course Code:SAFE-1005

PEI Occupational Health and Safety

An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.

Credit Value:0


Course Code:COMM-1005

Workplace Communications

This course is designed to allow students to develop preparatory skills for securing and retaining employment including; workplace communication, time management, critical thinking and problem-solving, and customer service. Upon successful completion of this course students are able to use oral communications techniques, and create a variety of written documents and reports used in the workplace. Methods and strategies for job search, preparation and retention are also incorporated.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:COMP-1000

Computer Essentials

Students learn productivity software and explore digital environments with practical applications for various workplaces and educational institutions. The main areas of focus include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, email and other electronic communication tools, various digital environments, and industry-specific applications.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:GTET-1000

Safety, Tools and Preparing Engine

An introduction to the field of repairing and overhauling gas turbine engines. Students learn to safely and efficiently operate and maintain common hand, power, and measuring tools of the trade. As well, students examine processes of preparing an engine for shipping and storage, and the operation of lifting and handling equipment with an emphasis on safety and procedures designed to eliminate component damage.

Credit Value:4


Course Code:GTET-1100

Engine Operation I

An introduction to the operation of gas turbine engines including: design and construction; familiarization with various engines; inspection, maintenance and overhaul; and fuel systems. Emphasis is placed on the purpose of these parts and systems, how the part or system accomplishes its purpose and how the parts or systems relate to one another.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:GTET-1105

Engine Overhaul Theory I

An introduction to the knowledge and processes required to overhaul engines. Students examine the established standards, reference materials and proper documenting procedures, the established procedures to induct the engine into the overhaul facility, how to perform engine stripping and disassembly, and the process of sorting and inspecting parts.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:GTET-1110

Engine Overhaul Practical I

An introduction to the practical skills and processes required to overhaul engines. Students apply the established standards, use reference materials and proper documenting procedures, apply the established procedures to induct the engine into the overhaul facility, perform engine stripping and disassembly, and sort and inspect parts.

Credit Value:5


Course Code:GTET-1200

Engine Operation II

Building on knowledge gained in an earlier course, this course consists of lubrication systems, gears and bearings, anit-ice and ignition systems, anit-stall and starter systems, and propeller systems. An emphasis is placed on the purpose of each part and system, how the part or system accomplishes its purpose and how the parts or systems relate to one another.

Credit Value:4


Course Code:GTET-1205

Engine Overhaul Theory II

This course introduces students to the knowledge of: engine assembly; engine testing; the work standards for recognizing damanage, repair, and maintenance of engines; and how non-destructive inspection (NDI) is carried out. Students learn about the steps and procedure documents to organize and record parts, assemble the parts into modules, rework as necessary, balance rotating assemblies, assemble the modules, install external components and inspect the assembled engine for completeness and conformity to standards. They also learn the procedures to prepare the engine for testing, conduct pre-run safety inspections, test the engine, and completing the appropriate documentation.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:GTET-1210

Engine Overhaul Practical II

This course introduces students to the skills of: engine assembly; engine testing; the work standards for recognizing damanage, repair, and maintenance of engines; and how non-destructive inspection (NDI) is carried out. Students organize and record parts, assemble the parts into modules, rework as necessary, balance rotating assemblies, assemble the modules, install external components and inspect the assembled engine for completeness and conformity to standards. They also prepare the engine for testing, conduct pre-run safety inspections, test the engine, and completing the appropriate documentation.

Credit Value:5


Course Code:GTET-1300

Engine Operation III

This course examines basic electrical theory and applies it to engine operation. As well, students learn geometric dimensions and tolerancing, especially in relation to service bulletins and engine maintenance.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:MATH-1150

Gas Turbine Engine Trade Math

This course is designed to enable the student to develop trade related math skills. Students acquire competency in math skills as they relate to their program and future career. Emphasis is placed on developing problem solving and critical thinking skills used in trouble-shooting. Students are challenged to continually make connections between math and the aircraft technician field, as well as every day applications.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:NCPR-1001

Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C

A comprehensive two-day course offering standard first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills from a certified trainer. As required by regulation, this course covers CPR and the management of other breathing, airway and circulation emergencies, as well as, the control of bleeding, treating shock, stabilizing fractures and dislocations, head and spine injuries, and more. Also, includes automated external defibrilators (AED). This certification expires in 3 years.

Credit Value:0


Course Code:NCPR-1002

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems

Students complete Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training and certification.

Credit Value:0


Course Code:PHYS-1000

Physics

This course is designed to introduce students to mechanical physics. Topics in this course include kinematics, statics, energy, states of matter and waves. Emphasis is placed on developing problem-solving and critical thinking skills as the students relate the physics' concepts to their program of study and their future career.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PRAC-1240

Gas Turbine Engine Practicum I

Students gain industry experience and apply skills and knowledge gained during the preceding courses.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PRAC-1340

Gas Turbine Engine Practicum II

Students gain industry experience and apply skills and knowledge gained during the preceding courses.

Credit Value:3


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麻豆精品 is a great place to learn theoretical and practical processes that apply to a wide variety of aviation careers. On-the-job training is helpful to use that knowledge and prove to an employer that you are enthusiastic about this industry. The processes I learned and applied in a real-work environment are what got me the career I have today assembling PW100 engines at StandardAero.

Brandon, Class of 2019

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