New Program Begins January 2020
Avionics Systems Technician
1200 hours/approx. 12 months – full time
7:05 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Avionics Systems Technicians are specialists who repair and maintain a plane’s electronic instruments, such as radio communication devices and equipment, radar systems, and navigation aids. As the use of digital technology increases, more time is spent maintaining computer systems.
Avionics Systems Technicians:
- Test electronic instruments, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, and voltmeters
- Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and performance problems
- Assemble components, such as electrical controls and junction boxes, and install software
- Install instrument panels, using hand tools, power tools, and soldering irons
- Repair or replace malfunctioning components
- Keep accurate records of maintenance and repair work
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take one or more approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exams in their field of study.
College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Standing:
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an AA/AS/AAS Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward College within two (2) years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded.