2021-2022 College Catalog

Avionics Bench Technician TCC

Avionics Bench Technician TCC (Major Code: AB81)

Program Description

The Avionics Bench Technician certificate program is a sequence of courses that prepare students for employment in the field of avionics maintenance technology - aircraft electronics. Graduates of this program are qualified to work on aircraft electronics in avionics repair stations and should be prepared to sit for the General Radio Operating License (GROL) exam.

Career Information

Occupation

Avionics Technicians

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 6.8% nationally and 7.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $44,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Leonard Small

Interim Coordinator, Aviation

Aviation Building AV1012A

404-225-4694

lsmall@atlantatech.edu

 

Mike Nwokocha

Avionics Instructor

Aviation Building A1001

404-225-4697

mnwokocha@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms

Credit Hours: 33

Estimated Program Cost: $5,584

Course Outline

 

Occupational Courses (33 Credits)

AVIO 1010Basic Electronics

4

AVIO 1020Avionics Maintenance Practices

3

AVIO 1030Advanced Electronics

4

AVIO 1040Digital Electronics

4

AVIO 1060Aircraft Logic Systems

4

AVIO 1070Aircraft Communication Systems

5

AVIO 1080Navigation Systems

5

AVIO 1090Flight Director and Autopilot Systems

4

Total Credit Hours: 33

 

Program Outcomes

1. Program graduate will competently service aircraft communication systems.
2. Program graduate will competently service aircraft sensors and indicators.
3. Program graduate will competently service auto pilot and land systems.
4. Program graduate will document all service actions on aircraft.
5. Program graduate will continue to pursue update training and professional development in their field.
6. Program graduate will sit for the GROL exams.