AMEP 101 - Practical Use of Hand and Machine Tools

This course introduces the student to the hand and machine tools used in aircraft maintenance.


Hours: 71.2 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 71.2)


Total Weeks:  15


Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.


Non-Course Prerequisite:




Course Content:
- Turnbuckle Clamp Project
- Interpret drawings
- Use hand and machine tools safely and properly
- Apply marking criteria
- Drilling Project
- Interpret drawings
- Layout hole patterns
- Use air tools safely and properly
- Apply marking criteria


Learning Outcomes:
- The student will manufacture a control cable clamping tool, using hand and machine tools according to a blueprint specifying appropriate tolerances.
- The student will drill acceptable holes in a variety of materials using drawings and to appropriate tolerances.


Grading System:  Percentage


Passing Grade:  70%


Percentage of Individual Work:  100


Additional Comments:
All projects weighted equally


Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.