Introduction to Aircraft Fabrication

This class is a continuing workforce education program.

Hours & Location

192 hours / 14 weeks

Alternating evenings 6 – 10 PM:
Tues & Wed first week
Tues, Wed &  Thurs next week
Every other Saturday 8 AM – 5 PM

Next class April 2nd thru July 3rd, 2024

Class Calendar April-July 2024

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)


Tuition is approximately $1,666.00 plus books, uniforms and fees

Aircraft Fabrication Flyer

Testing Requirements

Verbal: 10
Quantitative: 10
Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS)
Reading: 244
Math: 241
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores are valid for up to two years

High School Diploma, GED or Higher Degree required

Test Center


Extensive hands-on work, with a heavy emphasis on working with aluminum components and standard aviation fabrication tools

Skills needed to prepare and assemble components of new aircraft in an industrial setting

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Average Salary

$47,070 /year



  • Maintain & repair aircraft airframes
  • High-tech advances in aerospace
  • Assemble practical aircraft structural projects
  • Challenges confronting aviation
  • Vision of aviation’s economic & social impacts
  • Safety concerns & procedures
  • Ethics, regulations & rules
Aircraft Fabrication
Course Course Title Course Hours
1 Blueprint Reading Aviation 52
2 Aircraft Structural Technician 112
3 Aerospace Workplace Ethics 28

Industry Certifications

No industry certification is associated with this course


  • Aircraft manufacturer
  • Aircraft repair
  • Airports
  • Aerospace Technician
  • Composite Fabricator

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Patrick Flahive
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3430


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