Program Learning Outcomes - 289

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Inspect and service aircraft systems on large or small, fixed or rotary wing aircraft utilizing current and relevant theories of aerodynamics; aircraft; and mechanical, electrical, electronic, and engineering principles.
  2. Inspect, test, troubleshoot, service, repair and overhaul aircraft in a manner that ensures adherence to Canadian aviation and company regulations of aircraft safety and airworthiness.
  3. Evaluate fixed wing and rotary aircraft structures including transparencies, materials and fasteners, furnishings and fabric coverings, and lines and conduits, to complete maintenance, assembly, fabrication and repair work on large and small aircraft.
  4. Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections on aircraft systems, structures, instruments, and related components to ensure they are in proper working order and meet standards of performance and safety.
  5. Install aircraft engines, parts, components and structures as part of routine and unscheduled maintenance and replacement tasks.
  6. Diagnose malfunctions or other problems in aircraft systems, structures, instruments, and related components using technical manuals, drawings, blueprints, and standards of performance and safety.
  7. Complete structural and non-structural repairs and modifications by following applicable procedures and safety precautions, and meeting industry standards.
  8. Perform component wear and fatigue analysis using appropriate measuring devices to determine necessary repair or replacement tasks in order to maintain the aircraft's airworthiness and safety.
  9. Perform service, maintenance, repair, reconditioning, and modification procedures on aircraft systems, structures, instruments, and related components to maintain aircraft safety and airworthiness.
  10. Dismantle airframes, aircraft engines and other systems for repair and overhaul.
  11. Interpret written instructions, schematics, manufacturer's specifications, technical drawings, manuals, and computer based information correctly, effectively, and efficiently while performing routine and unscheduled tasks.
  12. Maintain detailed inspection, repair, maintenance, and certification records and reports to meet industry regulations and logbook requirements.
  13. Complete all work in a manner that enhances health, wellness, and personal well being; reduces the risk of occupational and workplace injury; meets related health, safety and environmental legislation; and conforms to occupational health and safety guidelines.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.