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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Aviation Electronics Technology - Modern Aviation Electronics Certificate (Level 1)

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This curriculum is part 1 of a 2-part program designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge and skills required to work in and around newer aircraft. This program has been developed for current aviation repair personnel or those with a strong electrical background a path to enter the avionics career field as a technician.

Course work includes Basic aircraft electricity, airframe electrical, practical wiring, and communication equipment.

Students who complete this program will be prepared to move on to Level 2 Certification for a more in depth look at other avionics systems, a chance to hone their troubleshooting skills and preparation for the FCC testing. 

At least one of the following prerequisites will be required for student to enter this program.  

  • Airframe Licensee
  • Repair Certificate
  • AAS Electrical Engineering

*Advanced standing credit hours equaling 15 hours will give credit for AET 110.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Modern Aviation Electronics Level 1 Certificate, the graduate should be able to:

  • Repair aircraft electronic systems with emphasis placed on communication.
  • Install and test avionics communication systems.
  • Troubleshoot and Replace avionic communication systems components and line replaceable units (LRU).
  • Interpret applicable FAA and FCC regulations, aircraft service records, original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) technical manuals, schematics, and directives.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the privileges, responsibilities, and limitations applying to avionics technicians certified to perform aircraft maintenance.

Total credits required for this certificate: 15


Students admitted to this program will be given 15 advanced standing credit for AET 110.

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