How many college credits is it worth?
The most current University review identified up to 29 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Mechanical certification: Airframe rating. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful certification completion. If you completed your certification outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.
The certification components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)
|Mechanical: Airframe rating||
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|Airframe Systems, Basic||2||AVM-211||4/2014-7/2023||FAA.AIRFR|
|Flight Line Maintenance||4||AVM-212||4/2014-7/2023||FAA.AIRFR|
|Airframe Systems, Advanced||4||AVM-311||4/2014-7/2023||FAA.AIRFR|
|Engineering Drawing I||2||GRA-101||4/2014-7/2023||FAA.AIRFR|
|Machine Tools Lab||4||MET-121||4/2014-7/2023||FAA.AIRFR|
|Welding Technology I||2||TEC-131||4/2014-7/2023||FAA.AIRFR|
Note: Eligibility for credit is determined by the date the highest level certification was issued by the FAA within each type certification. If you completed a certification prior to the effective dates listed in the table above, please contact us about your eligibility for credit from a prior University review.
What can I study? top of page
How do I get started? top of page
In order to receive credit for your FAA certification(s), please:
1. Download and personalize this form letter (personalize information in red ).
2. Multiple certifications may be submitted, so be sure to check ALL certifications you have earned.
3. Send your personalized letter to the FAA at the address in the letter.
4. The FAA will then send an Official College Credit Letter to Thomas Edison State University which includes the information the University requires to award credit.
Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page
If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.