Aircraft Structural Assembly






Fabrication mécanique

Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

975 Hours


Program approved in 1998.

To enable the students to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to interpret the work plans and technical drawings; to apply concepts of occupational health and safety; to apply concepts involved in the use of materials in the aerospace industry; to apply auxiliary assembly techniques; to apply sealants; to drill holes, and rivet and derivet parts; to fabricate simple structural parts; to form a subassembly, a simple assembly and a complex assembly; to install an alternate system; to modify an assembly; to enter the work force.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

CS de Montréal (CSDM)
Vocational training centre

École des métiers de l'aérospatiale de Montréal

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DMay 22, 2018

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
869011Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
869022Gain an overview of the evolution of the aerospace industry30
869032Apply mathematical concepts30
869042Associate materials with various aircraft structures30
869054Read and interpret drawings, diagrams and manuals, and produce sketches60
869064Use various work procedures and apply concepts of computer science60
869083Apply occupational health and safety rules and materials handling techniques45
869093Do manual machining tasks45
869105Rivet and derivet aircraft structural parts75
869112Perform mechanical assembly tasks30
869122Apply sealing and bonding agents to assemble aircraft structural parts30
869136Make simple aircraft structural parts90
869143Apply basic concepts and techniques related to the use of composites45
869155Do a subassembly75
869166Assemble aircraft structural components90
869172Make connections between the different aircraft systems30
869183Remove and install aircraft system components45
869195Repair aircraft structural components75
869201Use job search techniques15
869214Enter the work force60