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Airframe Maintenance & Electronics Technology

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster

Quick Facts

Summary

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

Program Options

Degrees

Certificates

Level 1

Special Requirement

Aviation Information Session / Tour

You must attend a mandatory Aviation Information Session / Tour to be admitted to our aviation programs.

2018 Dates

  • Monday, July 23
  • Monday, August 27
  • Monday, September 24

Register for a Session

Aviation Information Session Sign-up

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2019

Fall 2018 new student registration for the Airframe Maintenance & Electronics Technology Program is now closed.

Program applications will be considered for Spring 2019 admission. You must also attend the by-invitation-only orientation in November 2018.

More Details

Costs

  • Tuition: Tuition & Fees
  • Books: $600 (approximate)
  • Tools: $400–$1,200

Time Commitment

Day Classes

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.

Night Classes

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.

Careers

After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared to work as an avionics technician.

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Contact

Northwest Campus

Center of Excellence in Aviation, Transportation and Logistics at Alliance Airport
2301 Horizon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Airframe Maintenance & Electronics Technology Program
817-515-7100
aviation@tccd.edu

Updated June 14, 2018