Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

AMT Instructor Requirements:


Associate of Applied Science in Aviation Maintenance Technology or other vehicle service field AND a valid FAA Mechanic certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant Ratings*
A minimum of five years experience exercising the privileges of both the Airframe and Powerplant mechanic ratings, OR five years experience teaching at the college level or in an aviation maintenance training department or a combination of experience may be substituted, year for year, for aviation mechanic experience.

*Part time Instructors: An AMT Instructor presenting a certificate with a single rating will be limited to teaching only the subject material related to that rating. The above AMT Instructor education and experience requirements still apply appropriately to the single rating.

Approved: February 2011

Related Instruction:

An AMT instructor presenting valid evidence of a minimum of five years’ experience exercising the privileges of an Airframe and Powerplant mechanic, or an appropriately related aviation industry, qualifies to teach the Related Instruction content regarding Computation, Communication, and Human Relations as described in the CCOGS for courses listed below:

Computation, Communication and Human Relations:  AMT 102. 107, 115, 120, 123, 203, 208, 212, 213 and 222
Communication and Human Relations:  AMT 101, 105, 117, 121, 204, 218, 219
Computation and Communication:  AMT 106

Approved: June 2011


AMT Instructor Qualifications Prior to 2011