Airframe Maintenance & Electronics Technology
- Associate of Applied Science: 2-year programs (60 semester credit hours)
- Level 1 (27 semester credit hours)
- Enhanced Skills (12 semester credit hours)
- Full program is offered at: Northwest Campus
We offer a highly advanced navigation and communication technology program designed to prepare you to enter the challenging field of avionics technology.
Our Aircraft Electronics Line Maintenance Program will give you the electronics knowledge that Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanics need to better understand how avionics systems operate.
Our program is recommended for those who already hold a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe License because you must be licensed in order to work on any system installed on an aircraft.
What do avionics technicians do?
Electronic components are now integral parts of aircraft design and have increased aircraft capability.
Avionics technicians repair and maintain the electronic components used for:
- Aircraft navigation and radio communications
- Weather radar systems
- Instruments and computers that control flight, engine and other primary functions
When you start our Aviation Program, you must attend a mandatory Aviation Orientation Session before you register for classes.
- Tuition: Tuition & Fees
- Books: $600 (approximate)
- Tools: $400–$1,200
If you take day classes, you can complete our A.A.S. program in 2 years.
- Days: Monday–Friday
- Hours: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
If you take night classes, you can complete our A.A.S. program in 3 years.
- Days: Monday–Thursday
- Hours: 5:30–11 p.m.
After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared to work as an avionics technician.
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Darrell Irby, Chair Aviation Maintenance Technology Department
Summer Abney, Administrative Assistant for Aviation Maintenance Technology Department
Updated September 18, 2017