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					    Tulsa Technology Center
Aviation Maintenance Technology
   OPERATIONS HANDBOOK




         Tulsa Technology Center
          School District No. 18




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                           Tulsa Technology Center
                        Air Agency Number BF9TO32R
            Operations Handbook Revision Approval Document

Rev.    Revision     FAA Approval     Rev.     Revision      FAA Approval
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          TTC Approval: ____________________   Date: ______________



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               Tulsa Technology Center
            Air Agency Number BF9TO32R
 Operations Handbook Revision Control Document

        Revision
Page                    Page   Revision Date
         Date
 1     03-26-2007        26     06-11-2009
 2     07-01-2008        27     06-11-2009
 3     07-01-2008        28     06-11-2009
 4     07-01-2008        29     06-11-2009
 5     03-26-2007        30     06-11-2009
 6     03-26-2007        31     06-11-2009
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                                                TABLE OF CONTENTS

Operations Handbook Revision Approval Document ...................................................... 2
Operations Handbook Revision Control Document ......................................................... 3
Table Of Contents ........................................................................................................... 4
Handbook Control & Revision Procedures ...................................................................... 5
Facilities .......................................................................................................................... 7
Course Information ........................................................................................................ 11
Career major Description .............................................................................................. 13
Admission Requirements For Adult Students ................................................................ 18
Advanced Standing ....................................................................................................... 18
Transferring Credit From Certified Far Part 147 Schools .............................................. 20
Guidelines For Awarding Advance Standing Or Transfer Credits ................................. 18
Daily Start And Finish Times ......................................................................................... 19
Cancellation Of Classes ................................................................................................ 19
Field Trips ..................................................................................................................... 20
Attendance Requirements ............................................................................................. 22
Recording Student Attendance ..................................................................................... 22
Tardies And Early Departures ....................................................................................... 23
Make-Up Time ............................................................................................................... 23
Reporting Attendance And Make-Up Time .................................................................... 24
Grading Procedures ...................................................................................................... 26
Faa Oral And Practical Tests ........................................................................................ 28
Issuing Grade Cards ..................................................................................................... 29
Incomplete Grades ........................................................................................................ 29
Grade Changes For Completed Time ........................................................................... 30
Grade Changes For Completed Work ........................................................................... 30
Amt Achievement Tests ................................................................................................ 30
Amt Certification Requirements ..................................................................................... 30
FAA Mechanic‟s Certification Requirements ................................................................. 31
Affiliate Faa Examiners ................................................................................................. 31
Recording Student Progress ......................................................................................... 32
Enrollment Information Card ......................................................................................... 34
Back-Up Attendance Roster .......................................................................................... 34
Computerized Attendance Reports ............................................................................... 36
Tardy Permit .................................................................................................................. 37
Tardy Permit .................................................................................................................. 37
Make-Up Time Sheet .................................................................................................... 38
Grade Report ................................................................................................................ 39
Secondary Student Grade Report ................................................................................. 40
Student Tracking Sheet ................................................................................................. 42
Certificate Of Completion .............................................................................................. 44
AMT Transcript .............................................................................................................. 45
AMT Graduate List ........................................................................................................ 46




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                           PURPOSE OF THIS HANDBOOK


This handbook has been designed to identify the policies and procedures used by Tulsa
Technology Center School District No. 18 (known as Tulsa Technology Center or Tulsa
Tech), FAA School Number BF9TO32R, to meet the requirements set forth in Federal
Aviation Regulation Part 147 for its Aviation Maintenance Technology career majors.


                HANDBOOK CONTROL & REVISION PROCEDURES

The Operations Handbook Control Document (page 3) provides a list of effective pages
and their revision dates. When a revision to this handbook is made, each revised page
is listed on the control document along with the new revision date. Copies of the
revised pages are compiled, along with the TTC Revision Approval Control Document,
and submitted to the FAA Principal Maintenance Inspector at FSDO-15. FAA approval
will be annotated on a copy of the Revision Approval Document and returned to TTC for
inclusion in the approved Operations Handbook. Secure electronic signature using
Adobe Acrobat may be used in lieu of a hand signature. In this case, a complete copy
of the revised Operations Handbook may be submitted electronically to the FSDO-15 in
Adobe Acrobat format. FAA approval of the Operations Handbook Revision Approval
Document page may be made by hand signature and returned via US Postal Service or
electronically, using an Adobe Acrobat secure electronic signature and returned
electronically.

                                          GOAL


The goal of Tulsa Technology Center's Aviation Maintenance Technology career major
is to provide students with the theory, shop practice, and practical experience necessary
to become licensed, professional aircraft mechanics. Tulsa Technology Center‟s desire
is to instill in our students the professional attitudes and uncompromising standards that
are the hallmark and heritage of the aerospace industry.

                            NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY


No person shall on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital
or veteran status, or a qualified person with a disability be excluded from participation
in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any
education career major or in recruitment, consideration, selection or employment
whether full-time or part-time, or any other activity for which the Board is responsible.




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                       AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY
                              INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF



A list of approved full-time instructors, part-time instructors and substitute instructors is
on file with SWFSDO-15.




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FACILITIES




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Tulsa Technology
Riverside Campus




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COURSE INFORMATION




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             AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY



    LOCATION :       Tulsa Technology Center Riverside Campus
                     801 E. 91 Street
                     Tulsa, OK 74132-4008
                     (All courses)

PREREQUISITES:       High school transcript, high school diploma, GED or
                     equivalent. Entrance test. (Post-secondary students,
                     only)

ENTRANCE TEST:       A pre-entrance examination will be given to assess
                     reading and mathematics skills. (Secondary students
                     must meet career major selection standards as
                     established by Tulsa Technology Center)

  ADULT CLASS:       Monday through Friday. August through June.
                     Mornings and Afternoons 7:30 to 11:05; 11:35 to 2:20,
                     The approximate length of the Daytime Aviation
                     Maintenance Technology career major is 19 months.
                     Monday through Thursday Evenings 5:30 to 10:20.
                     The approximate course length of the evening
                     curriculum is 27 months.



   SECONDARY         8:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
       CLASS:        Monday through Friday. August through May. The
                     approximate length of the secondary Aviation
                     Maintenance Technology Generals career major is 18
                     months (2 school academic years).

STARTING DATE:       Career major sections have controlled entry and exit
                     and begin in intervals of 50 class days. Secondary
                     courses begin in the fall and end in the spring of each
                     school year as determined by the district Board of
                     Education.

     MAXIMUM         40 students per class / 25 students per laboratory
  ENROLLMENT:        instructor.

       LENGTH        2,100 contact hours.
   OF COURSE:




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                      AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY

                                Career major Description

The Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) career majors are comprised of the
training and course work contained in Generals, Airframe, and Powerplant, normally
taken in respective order. Each of the three AMT career majors consist of two sections
i.e., General I and II, Airframe I and II, and Powerplant I and II. Each section is further
comprised of a set of courses of instruction.

Students who satisfactorily complete the combined Aviation Maintenance Technology
career majors of Generals and Airframe, or Generals and Powerplant meet eligibility
requirements to take the FAA written tests for Airframe and/or Powerplant licensure.


                 AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY
                       GENERAL CAREER MAJOR
The General career major is comprised of the training and course work contained in
General I and II and are required for FAA AIRFRAME and/or POWERPLANT licensure.
Please consult the individual course descriptions in each of these sections.

As provided by FAA exemption number 6569, adult students who satisfactorily complete
the Aviation Maintenance Technology General career major are eligible to take the FAA
Generals written test. Similarly, secondary students who complete the Aviation
Maintenance Technology Generals (public) career major are eligible to take the FAA
Generals written test. In either case, students are not eligible to receive any FAA
certification until successful completion of the Aviation Maintenance Technology
Airframe or Aviation Maintenance Technology Powerplant career majors. However,
students who satisfactory complete all the courses in Generals career majors may take
the National Center for Aviation Technical Training (NCATT) exam for the Aircraft
Electronics Technician (AET) certificate.

                                Career Major Description

General 1 (Adult)

TRGA1 1101      Mathematics, Physics and Aerodynamics                84 hours
TRGA1 1103      Ground Handling & Servicing                          42 hours
TRGA1 1104      Weight and Balance                                   42 hours
TRGA1 1105      Materials, Processes, Corrosion Control, and NDI     49 hours
TRGA1 1106      Hardware/Precision Measure                           42 hours
TRGA1 1107      Blueprints and Drawings                              28 hours
TRGA1 1108      Hand and Power Tools                                 35 hours
TRGA1 1109      Fluid Lines and Fittings                             28 hours




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General 2 (Adult)

TRGA2 1200     FARs/Publications/Mechanic Privileges             49 hours
TRGA2 1202     Basic Electricity/Battery Service                 70 hours
TRGA2 1203     AC Electrical Circuits                            42 hours
TRGA2 1204     Solid State Circuits                              42 hours
TRGA2 1205        Aircraft      77
               Aircraft Motors & Generators                      77 hours
TRGA2 1206        Motors &
               Wiring Practices hours                            70 hours
                  Generators

Note: TRGA2 1205 and TRGA2 1206 are combined Airframe and Powerplant electrical
courses taught within the Generals curriculum. They are required for AMT Airframe and
/or Powerplant testing and licensure.
Note: Tulsa Tech requires a score of 85% or greater on three Oklahoma Department of
Career Technology Education (ODCTE) competency tests for successful completion of
the AMT General career majors.

General 1 (High School 1st year)
TRGA1 1102 Physics and Aerodynamics                               49 hours
TRGA1 1103 Ground Handling & Servicing                            42 hours
TRGA1 1104 Weight and Balance                                     42 hours
TRGA1 1105 Materials, Processes, Corrosion Control, and NDI       49 hours
TRGA1 1106 Hardware/Precision Measure                             42 hours
TRGA1 1107 Blueprints and Drawings                                28 hours
TRGA1 1108 Hand and Power Tools                                   35 hours
TRGA1 1109 Fluid Lines and Fittings                               28 hours

Mathematics Options
TRGA1 1110 Mathematics 35 hours
or
AMT1 1111 Algebra II   144 hours

General 2 (High School 2nd year)
TRGA2 1200 FARs/Publications/Mechanic Privileges                  49 hours
TRGA2 1202 Basic Electricity/Battery Service                      70 hours
TRGA2 1203 AC Electrical Circuits                                 42 hours
TRGA2 1204 Solid State Circuits                                   42 hours
TRGA2 1205 Aircraft Motors & Generators                           77 hours
TRGA2 1206 Wiring Practices                                       70 hours

Note: Tulsa Tech requires a score of 85% or greater on three Oklahoma Department of
Career Technology Education (ODCTE) competency tests for successful completion of
the AMT General career majors.




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                 AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY
                      AIRFRAME CAREER MAJOR

The Airframe career major is comprised of the training and course work contained in
Airframe I and II. Satisfactory completion of General I and II and the FAA Generals
written test is required prior to FAA written testing in Airframe. Please consult the
individual course descriptions in each of these areas.

Students who satisfactorily complete all the courses within the Aviation Maintenance
Technology General and Airframe career majors meet eligibility requirements to take
the FAA written test for Airframe licensure.

                               Career Major Description

Airframe 1

TRAM1 2000      Structures and Rigging                     77 hours
TRAM1 2001      Welding                                    21 hours
TRAM1 2002      Sheet Metal Structures                    140 hours
TRAM1 2003      Composites                                 77 hours
TRAM1 2004      Finishes & Coverings                       35 hours

Airframe 2

TRAM2 2103       Hydraulics/Pneumatics/Landing Gear   119 hours
TRAM2 2100       Fuel/Fire/Ice/Rain Systems            56 hours
TRAM2 2101       Pressurization/Climate Control        49 hours
TRAM2 2102       Instruments/Communication/Navigation 56 hours
TRAM2 2104       Aircraft Inspections                  70 hours

Note: Tulsa Tech requires a score of 85% or greater on three Oklahoma Department of
Career Technology Education (ODCTE) competency tests for successful completion of
the AMT Airframe career major.
Note: TRGA2 1205 and TRGA2 1206 are combined Airframe and Powerplant
electrical courses taught within the Generals curriculum. They are required for
AMT Airframe and /or Powerplant testing and licensure.
TRGA2 2105        Aircraft Motors & Generators              77 hours
TRGA2 2106        Wiring Practices                          70 hours




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                AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY
                    POWERPLANT CAREER MAJOR

The Powerplant career major is comprised of the training and course work contained in
Powerplant I and II. Satisfactory completion of General I and II and the FAA Generals
written test is required prior to FAA written testing in Powerplant. Please consult the
individual course descriptions in each of these areas.

Students who satisfactorily complete all the units within Aviation Maintenance
Technology General and Powerplant career majors meet eligibility requirements to take
the FAA written test for Powerplant licensure.

                               Career Major Description

Powerplant 1

TRPPM1 3000     Reciprocating Engine Ignition Systems             49 hours
TRPPM1 3001     Reciprocating Engine Fuel & Metering              63 hours
TRPPM1 3002     Reciprocating Engine Fundamentals                 84 hours
TRPPM1 3003     Reciprocating Engine Overhaul                     91 hours
TRPPM1 3004     Removal/Install/Run/Inspect                       63 hours

Powerplant 2

TRPPM2 3100     Propellers/Prop Governing                         77 hours
TRPPM2 3101     Turbine Engine Fundamentals & Systems             56 hours
TRPPM2 3102     Turbine Engine Overhaul                           91 hours
TRPPM2 3103     Turbine Engine Removal/Install/Operate            63 hours
TRPPM2 3104     Turbine Engine Inspection/Troubleshooting         63 hours

Note: Tulsa Tech requires a score of 85% or greater on three Oklahoma Department of
Career Technology Education (ODCTE) competency tests for successful completion of
the AMT Powerplant career major.
Note: TRGA2 1205 and TRGA2 1206 are combined Airframe and Powerplant
electrical courses taught within the Generals curriculum. They are required for
AMT Airframe and /or Powerplant testing and licensure.
TRGA2 2105        Aircraft Motors & Generators                      77 hours
TRGA2 2106        Wiring Practices                                  70 hours




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STUDENT INFORMATION




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               ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT STUDENTS

Enrollment in the Aviation Maintenance Technology career major is open to qualified
adult students who will be 18 years of age or older by the time of career major
completion, and who have the ability to benefit from the instruction. To be considered
for admission, the prospective student must meet the admission requirements contained
in the most current version of the Tulsa Technology Center Information Guide for Full-
Time Students.


                                ADVANCED STANDING

Prospective students requesting admission with advanced standing are required to
interview with a qualified administrator/counselor to determine qualifications. Credit will
be granted solely at the discretion of Tulsa Technology Center. The total credits
awarded by transfer may not exceed one-half (½) of the total credits required for the
enrolled career major. Specifically, students seeking advanced standing are required to
demonstrate their skill level on the basis of:

      An FAA Mechanic‟s Airframe or Powerplant license, or

      An official transcript from a certified FAR Part 147 school, or

    Documents indicating previously related training and work experience. In this
     case, the student shall also successfully complete an appropriate course test
     over each course for which credit is sought.

  GUIDELINES FOR AWARDING ADVANCE STANDING OR TRANSFER CREDITS

      Qualified administrative personnel will approve or disapprove requests for
       advanced standing or transfer of credits.

      Credit may be awarded as recommended by the guidelines outlined in FAR Part
       147.31.

      Only courses with a numerical grade equivalent of 70% or better may be
       accepted.

       To meet the requirements of FAA exemption 6569, an oral and practical exam
       administered by an affiliate DME over the areas for which credit is sought must
       be successfully passed. Oral and practical test results will be filed as part of the
       student‟s record.   An FAA mechanic‟s certificate may substitute for this
       requirement for GENERAL subject areas.

      Credit will be reflected by noting on the student's transcript, "experience verified
       by exam.”



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                         DAILY START AND FINISH TIMES

Tulsa Technology Center classes are scheduled using a 50 minute hour. Adult students
may enroll for a maximum of eight (8) hours of classes which meet daily Monday
through Friday. Daytime adult AMT classes are scheduled for seven (7) hours each
day, 7:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. During the day there is a 15 minute morning break, a 30
minute lunch break, and a 15 minute afternoon break.

Secondary school classes meet Monday through Friday for three (3) hours per day.
The secondary morning section meets from 8:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. The secondary
afternoon section meets from 12:00 p.m. until 2:50 p.m. Each section is scheduled with
one 15 minute break.



                           CANCELLATION OF CLASSES

When weather conditions make driving unsafe or when other conditions such as power
failure, water main breaks, etc., create an environment that may be unsafe or constitute
a health hazard, classes in the Aviation Maintenance Technology career major may be
cancelled.

In the event that classes are cancelled, the AMT calendar or schedule may be extended
to make up school days/time missed.



                        SCHOOL EQUIPMENT & TOOL LIST

A computerized inventory of equipment and tools is updated annually and is maintained
by the District Facilities Department. The inventory may be updated more frequently or
submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration upon request.




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                                        TOOLS

AMT adult students are required to purchase basic hand tools for their own use. A list
of required tools will be included in the handout materials during orientation, and is
available in the student services area. These tools are not normally available for
student checkout however specialty tools and equipment are available for checkout
through the course instructor.


                                  STUDENT SAFETY

Instructors in career majors that use equipment that has the potential for causing injury
must instruct students on its safe operation. Students must demonstrate to their
instructors the ability to safely use each type of equipment.



                                     FIELD TRIPS

Field trips are an important and valuable part of student training. All field trips must
directly relate to the curriculum area and should be planned so as to reinforce what has
been learned in class.




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ATTENDANCE PROCEDURES




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                            ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

The Tulsa Technology Center School District Number 18 Student Attendance Policy,
STU-3, will be followed. Specifically, any time missed during a course due to absences,
late arrivals, early departures, etc. must be made up to 100% of the instructional hours.
Make-up assignments and shop projects must be completed prior to taking the course
oral and practical exam. If a student has not made up the requirements prior to his/her
scheduled oral and practical, he/she has 10 school days immediately following the
scheduled ending of the course in which to do so without penalty. Make up time carried
beyond that period will result in failure of the course. Under extenuating circumstances
and with administrative approval prior to the end of the 10 day make up period, the time
period may be extended. All documents annotating make-up time must be completed
and submitted to student records no later than 0800 (adults and a.m. high school
students) or 1200 (p.m. high school students) on the 11th school day following the
course in order to receive credit for make-up time.

Except for extenuating circumstances approved by a campus Administrator prior to the
absences, AMT students shall not miss more than 10% of the instructional hours for any
course or section. Absences beyond these limits may constitute a failing grade in the
course, or in the case of the section, probation. Excessive absences in consecutive
sections may result in dismissal from the career major.

                        RECORDING STUDENT ATTENDANCE

Individual student attendance is strictly monitored and maintained in a computerized
record. The instructor takes attendance at the beginning of each class day using a
classroom computer equipped for this purpose. Students who are not present are
marked absent. Once attendance is taken and submitted, the computerized system
allows no further instructor entries. A student record clerk is the only one permitted to
make subsequent computer entries via an ID badge scan annotating late arrivals and
early departures. The instructor will receive an automated email making him/her aware
of the student‟s presence on campus. The instructor shall notify the attendance clerk if
the student does not appear in class promptly. Students needing to leave prior to end
of the training day should check out with the instructor and the attendance clerk. Failure
to do so will result in the student absence being accumulated from the time of the last
known attendance.

In the event of a computer system failure, the instructor takes roll on a course
attendance roster. After the start of class the roster is collected by student records staff
and held until resumption of normal computerized attendance operation. Late arrivals
and early departures would also be recorded with pen and paper for later transfer into
the computerized system.




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                    LATE ARRIVALS AND EARLY DEPARTURES

Late arrivals and early departures for AMT students are recorded in fifteen (15)-minute
increments. For example, students who are tardy up to but not including 15 minutes are
recorded as having missed 15 minutes. Students tardy from 15 minutes up to but not
including 30 minutes are recorded as having missed 30 minutes, etc.

Anytime students are tardy for class (at the beginning of class, after break or lunch, etc.)
or must depart from class early, they must report to the reception desk where a staff
member will scan the student‟s ID badge into the computer. The time, date, and course
information will be recorded into the student‟s attendance system file and a copy will be
provided to the student. An additional copy is filed in the student‟s record folder.

If a student departs without properly checking out, he/she will be considered as absent
from the time roll was last taken.

If, after reporting to class, a student leaves early or is tardy from break, etc., the
instructor will forward the student‟s name and time missed directly to the records clerk,
who will enter the information into the computerized attendance system.


                                     MAKE-UP TIME

All time missed in a course of instruction must be made up. Make-up time must be
meaningful, and is limited to relevant curriculum in the course that time was missed.
Make-up time activities must be conducted on campus. Time may not be made up
coincidental with a student's class time.

Make-up Time Sheets are used to record make-up time. The name of the student, the
course in which time was missed, the date time was missed, and a work assignment
from the instructor supervising the make-up work must be recorded in the spaces
provided on the Make-Up Time Sheet before a student is allowed to commence make-
up time.


Make-Up Time Monitored by Designated Personnel other than the Instructor

If a student is given a work assignment that can be performed in a classroom setting,
such as completing a workbook assignment, etc., the make-up time may be monitored
by designated staff.

To make up time, a student gives a properly annotated make-up time sheet to the
designated staff monitor, who records and initials the TIME-IN start time. Students
proceed immediately to the assigned location to perform the work assigned. When
students leave the assigned location, the TIME-OUT is recorded and initialed by the
designated staff monitor and the make-up time sheet is returned to the student.



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The student returns the make-up work and supporting make-up time sheet to the
instructor who assigned the work. The instructor is responsible to verify that the work
was satisfactorily completed. If the work is satisfactory, the instructor signs the Make-
Up Time Sheet and returns it to the student.

The student is responsible to turn-in the completed Make-Up Time Sheet to student
records. The records clerk receives the form and gives a copy to the student. The
make-up time information is entered in the computer attendance system and the form is
filed in the student's personal file. It is recommended that a copy of each Make-Up
Time Sheet be retained by the student as proof that make-up time was performed.

                     Make-Up Time Monitored by the Instructor

Assignments that cannot be completed in a classroom setting MUST be monitored
directly by an instructor. The student gives a properly annotated Make-Up Time Sheet
to the instructor, who fills-in and initials the TIME-IN. When the make-up work is
complete, the instructor completes and initials the TIME-OUT and signs the completed
form. All other procedures are the same as for those described for Make-up-time
Monitored by Designated Staff. For safety reasons, INSTRUCTORS MAY NOT LEAVE
STUDENTS UNSUPERVISED WHEN MONITORING MAKE-UP TIME.


                      Reporting Attendance and Make-up Time

Time missed or made up by a student is entered and maintained in a computerized
attendance system. The tabulated information is available through computerized
reports.




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GRADING PROCEDURES




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                              GRADING PROCEDURES


Course Grading Criteria


           TOTAL PERCENTAGE            GRADE

                  90 -100                   A

                  80 - 89                   B

                  70 - 79                   C

                  BELOW 70                  F

                 Incomplete                 I

                 Withdraw                   W


TESTS               During each course, tests may be given over materials
                    covered during the course (textbook assignments, lectures,
                    audio-visual presentations, proper use of media library, pop
                    quizzes, etc.).

COMPREHENSIVE This written test is given at the completion of each course
COURSE EXAM   and is part of the theory grade. If students fail the exam
              (below 70%) they will be allowed one retake exam, but will
              be granted a maximum grade of 70%, regardless of the
              passing score. If a student fails to score 70% on the retake,
              then the student will have failed that course.

THEORY GRADE        The theory grade is determined by adding the TEST average
                    with the COURSE EXAM grade and dividing by 2. A
                    minimum theory grade of 70% is required to pass each
                    course.

SKILLS AND          This grade is made up of shop projects or competency skills,
PERFORMANCE         proper use of tools and equipment, safety procedures, and
GRADE (shop)        proper use of publications etc. A minimum shop average of
                    70% is required to pass each course.




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COMPUTING THE COURSE GRADE

   EXAMPLE:

              Test Avg.    =        80%
          +   Course Exam =       + 90%
          =   Theory total =       170

              Theory Avg.    =      theory total / 2   =      170 / 2 = 85%


              Theory Avg.    =      85%
          +   Shop Avg.      =    + 95%
          =   Course total   =     180

              Course Avg.    =      course total / 2          =      180 / 2 = 90%

For the above example, the course grade should be recorded as „A‟.

Section Grading Criteria

Each section will be graded by weighting the individual course grades according to the
following scale:
                    A                      4 points
                    B                      3 points
                    C                      2 points
                    F                     no points.

The „A‟ in the example course above is the equivalent of 4 points towards the section
grade. The grade equivalent points will be multiplied by the number of hours in the
course, and the sum of the points for the section will be divided by the total number of
hours in the section. A letter grade will then be assigned for the section according to
the following scale:

                    Greater than 3.5             A
                    3.0 – 3.5                    B
                    2.0 – Less than 3.0          C
                    Below 2.0                    F




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Computing The Course and Career Major Grade:
Each student will be evaluated in theory as well as in his/her skills performance. For
example, the grade in a 28 hour course will be determined by averaging the theory
grade and the shop grade as follows:

      Test Average                 80
      Comprehensive Exam          +90
      Total                       170       Theory Grade       170 ÷ 2 = 85%

      Theory Grade                 85
      Shop Average                +95
      Total                       180       Course Grade        180 ÷ 2 = 90%

For the above example, the course grade should be recorded as “A”

      *Note The student must also complete an FAA Oral and Practical Exam at a
      minimum achievement level of 70% following each course in order to “pass” the
      course. Failing an Oral and Practical Exam will require a student to retake the
      entire course.

If the student‟s performance is satisfactory on the Oral and Practical, his or her
COURSE GRADE should be “A”. The “A” for this course is the equivalent of 4 points
towards the career major grade. As an example, in two additional courses a student‟s
grades were “C” and “B” with 42 and 35 hours respectively. The career major grade
would be computed as follows:

      Course 1      28 hours      A      4 points         112 pt-hrs
      Course 2      42 hours      C      2 points          84 pt-hrs
      Course 3      35 hours      B      3 points         105 pt-hrs
         Total     105 hours                        Total 301 pt-hrs

                           301÷ 105 = 2.86 grade points


FAA Oral and Practical Tests

As authorized by FAA exemption number 6569 and approved by the FSDO-15 on 07-
28-1997, FAA oral and practical tests are administered incrementally at the end of each
course i.e., TRGA1 1101, Math, Physics and Aerodynamics. Each test will cover the
cumulative knowledge of material presented and practiced in that course. AMT projects
known as “Practical Projects” are the Federal Aviation Regulations §8610.4
performance skills for each FAA section and subsection. These projects are an integral
part of the instructional process of the course in a section and must be passed with a
minimum score of seventy percent (70%) in order to satisfactorily complete the course.
Students are assessed and graded individually on all Practical Projects. Oral



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assessment is conducted as part of a practical project and may be administered
formally or informally, orally, or in writing. Oral assessment is used to determine a
student‟s understanding of the cognitive areas associated with the performance skills
contained in Practical Projects.

If a student does not perform satisfactorily on the O&P exam, retaking the course shall
be considered authorization from Tulsa Technology Center to retake the failed Practical
Project.

Practical Projects shall be conducted at Tulsa Technology Center in classrooms,
laboratories, shop spaces or hangars. They shall be conducted during regular class
hours or, in the case of make-up for absences etc., before or after school. Practical
Projects shall be directly monitored by persons administering them and shall be
administered in such a manner as to insure that each student‟s performance is
assessed individually.

Oral and practical exam credit for each course is valid for a period of 24 calendar
months. Should this time period expire before a student completes Generals, Airframe
or Powerplant then the expired oral and practical exam may be retaken as prescribed
under GUIDELINES FOR AWARDING ADVANCED STANDING OR TRANSFER
CREDITS which can be found in this document.
When a student graduates from Generals, Airframe or Powerplant, his/her name is
entered on an approved graduation list. The graduation date is used as the completion
date for FAA oral and practical tests for the respective career major.


Issuing Grade Cards

Grades are issued to students using a TTC grade card or an unofficial transcript.
Grades are issued in a timely manner following the end of each course. The unofficial
transcript will indicate the courses completed in that career major.

Incomplete Grades

If a student has not completed all course work or if a student owes time when Oral and
Practical Exams are given, a grade of "Incomplete" will be assigned. A grade of
incomplete will become unsatisfactory unless the student completes all course
requirements within 10 class days beyond the scheduled course completion date. It is
the student‟s responsibility to ensure that all the requirements to complete the course
are met within the time limits. At the discretion of the Career Major Administrator, an
extension of time may be authorized when extenuating circumstances are sufficiently
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Grade Changes for Completed Time

After a student records clerk verifies that time missed by a student has been made up, a
grade change request form will be submitted for the particular section. Once approved,
the revised grade will be entered on the computerized Student Accounting System
(SAS). A new grade card will be printed and stamped “GRADE CHANGE”, and the
student records clerk signs the blank provided by the “GRADE CHANGE” stamp. The
student will be issued a copy and a copy will be retained for the student file.

Grade Changes for Completed Work

It is the instructor's responsibility to notify the student records clerk of student grade
changes for completed course work by submitting a grade change request form. A new
grade card is issued using the same procedures as for grade changes for completed
time.


AMT Competency Tests

Competency tests must be completed as part of Generals, Airframe and Powerplant.
Generals competency tests will be conducted as a part of TRGA2 1204 for adult and
high school students. Airframe and Powerplant competency tests will be conducted as
a part of the final course in each career major, TRAM2 2104 and TRPPM2 3104
respectively. These comprehensive written tests will include information given during all
courses of the respective career major. A minimum passing grade of 85% must be
achieved on three exams. Students will be allowed re-take exams if required, but they
may have to use time outside of the regular class schedule in order to complete the
requirement. These grades will stand alone and will not become part of any other
grade. The Competency Tests meet the Oklahoma Department of Career and
Technical Education (ODCTE) requirements to determine the students‟ competency in
each AMT career major.

AMT CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A certificate of completion in each phase is granted to students who achieve:

       Satisfactory completion of each section of the career major
       Satisfactory completion of appropriate ODCTE Competency Exams
       100% attendance (all absences and/or hours made-up).
       All tuition and fees paid.




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FAA MECHANIC’S CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A temporary FAA mechanic‟s certificate may be issued to students who:

       Successfully complete AMT certification requirements for the Airframe or
        Powerplant curricula,
       Have passed all associated oral and practical tests, and
       Present valid FAA written test results demonstrating a passing rate of 70% or
        greater for FAA Generals and for the rating sought.

Students seeking an additional rating are required to present testing results only over
the area for the additional rating sought.

Temporary certificates may be signed by Tulsa Technology Center affiliate DMEs.
Affiliate DMEs are annotated on the list of approved instructional staff provided to OKC
FSDO-15.


                              AFFILIATE FAA EXAMINERS

Tulsa Technology Center is an affiliate written test site. It also makes available the
services of affiliate designated mechanics examiners for the graduates of its Aviation
Maintenance Technology Airframe and/or Powerplant curriculum and for evaluating oral
and practical knowledge for advanced standing credit.

A list of approved full-time instructors, part-time instructors and substitute instructors is
on file with OKC FSDO-15.

A list certifying the names and addresses of graduates, graduation dates, and the
curriculum from which graduated will be signed and dated by the Director or Assistant
Director and will be provided to the Oklahoma City Flight Standards District Office-15
and to affiliate designated written test and mechanics examiners on an as-required
basis. FAA exemption number 6569 allows graduates of Tulsa Technology Center‟s
General curriculum to take the FAA written test over the General subject area.

Oral and Practical examinations by designated mechanics examiners acting as
affiliates, will only be administered at a Tulsa Technology Center Aviation career major
site. To be eligible for the services of an affiliate designated written test or affiliate
designated mechanics examiner, an applicant must:

      Be a graduate of the Tulsa Technology Center Aviation Maintenance Technology
       Airframe and/or Powerplant curriculum.




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     Have his or her name, address, graduation date and curriculum from which
      graduated appear on a list of graduates that as been certified by the Director or
      Assistant Director and presented to the affiliate designated examiner.

     Present to the affiliate designated examiner, an identification card with
      photograph, such as a Tulsa Technology Center photo identification card or
      driver's license.

     Present to the affiliate designated written examiner as evidence of eligibility, his
      or her certificate of completion for the curriculum in which the written exam is
      sought.

     Complete and present FAA form 8610-2 in duplicate if an oral or practical exam is
      sought.


Students seeking advanced standing credit must:

     Be otherwise qualified for advanced standing credit as determined by a Tulsa
      Technology Center administrator / counselor.

     Present to the affiliate designated mechanics examiner an authorization to test
      signed by an administrator or counselor along with a list of the courses over
      which the advanced standing test is to be administered.

     Present to the affiliate designated mechanics examiner, an identification card with
      photograph, such as a Tulsa Technology Center photo identification card or
      driver's license.



                        RECORDING STUDENT PROGRESS

Individual student progress is tracked using an unofficial school transcript which lists
courses completed and grades earned in each course. A Student Tracking Sheet is
also a part of each student‟s file showing course work completed, and course work to be
completed.




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FORMS




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Enrollment Information Card




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Back-Up Attendance Roster




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Computerized Attendance Reports




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Tardy Permit




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Make-Up Time Sheet




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Aviation Maintenance Technology
          Grade Report




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Aviation Maintenance Technology
Secondary Student Grade Report




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Class Grade Sheet




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Student Tracking Sheet (page 1)




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Student Tracking Sheet (page 2)




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Certificate of Completion




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AMT TRANSCRIPT




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AMT GRADUATE LIST




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    Tulsa Technology Center
Aviation Maintenance Technology
   OPERATIONS HANDBOOK




         Tulsa Technology Center
          School District No. 18




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