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Module 2 - Advanced Composite Structures, Damage Evaluation and Repair

This course challenges the trainee with more complex repairs, utilizing advanced “Pre-Preg” materials. Trainees perform repairs with state-of-the-art “HOT BONDERS”. The focus of this module is on the more advanced methods for heat accelerated cures and includes instruction in LSP – Lightning Strike Protection.

Topics covered in this 5-day course include:

  • Bonded repairs to thin, highly stressed structures
  • Concentrates on more difficult and advanced repair situations & techniques
  • Detection of flaws and damage in composite structures using various NDI methods, ie: “Tap-Testing”- mechanical impedance, ultrasound and infrared thermography
  • Thermal characteristics of composites, avoiding heat related flaws in the repair process
  • Programming “hot bonders” for control of accelerated cures and pre-preg fibers
  • Performing repairs referencing the SRM ( Structural Repair Manual ) for various structures


We strongly recommend Module 1 or equivalent theory and practical experience.

ACT courses do not require approval from the Canadian Ministry of Training Colleges & Universities


CCAA – this is a Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace Accredited Course
FAA – Federal Aviation Administration acceptable towards Inspection Authorization IA Renewal Training

*Register for any of our back-to-back Module 1 & Module 2 courses to take advantage of our Combination Registration Discount! See our “Rebates & Rewards” page for details.

Dates Location USD$ Status Register
Dec 10 - Dec 14, 2018 London, ON 1979 Open
Jan 21 - Jan 25, 2019 London, ON 1979 Open
Mar 4 - Mar 8, 2019 London, ON 1979 Open
Apr 29 - May 3, 2019 London, ON 1979 Open