Full course description

Course Date:

Feb 26 - Mar 12, 2018

Duration:

2 weeks

Commitment:

3 hrs/week

Requirement:

None

Course Type:

Instructor-led

Credential:

Badge, Certificate (free)

Description

This course presents an overview of the aviation maintenance industry. The different types of maintenance actions and inspections are examined, along with how these activities are accomplished on a global scale. Topics within the course include: aircraft maintenance basics, global challenges, maintenance manager roles, and safety management. As a student in this course, you will develop an understanding of the challenges facing the aviation maintenance industry, with a realization of how leaders impact the daily operations of these organizations, as well as overcome challenges related to globalization and a multi-cultural workforce.

Objectives

  • Distinguish between predictive and reactive maintenance.
  • Distinguish between the different inspection classes that require maintenance.
  • Identify the major aircraft systems that require maintenance.
  • Explain the requirements and methods for integrating safety into an aviation maintenance environment.
  • Discuss the role of a maintenance manager.
  • Identify methods for balancing safety with efficiency in an aviation maintenance environment.
  • Identify the challenges within the global aviation maintenance environment.
  • Integrate aviation maintenance within a global business environment.

Course is offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide.

Course Instructors

Bettina Mrusek

Bettina Mrusek

Co-instructor

Bettina has been working with Embry Riddle since 2014. She began as a Veteran’s Affairs Counselor for Worldwide and then transitioned to become a full-time faculty member in January, 2016. Read More.

Prior to joining ERAU, Bettina served in the United States Marine Corps for 14 years. She worked as an avionics communication/navigation technician and supervisor for multiple aircraft platforms, including both rotary and fixed-wing. In addition to her job as a technician, Bettina worked in operations and supervised the Mobile Maintenance Facility program.