Launch your future with a career in Aviation Systems Technology! Our program has been Federal Aviation Administration Part 147-approved since 1969, and we have the experience to put you on the right track for a rewarding job in the aviation industry.
The demand for aviation technicians is high and projected to grow rapidly. This program is offered in the day time and the evening.
Students are required to purchase tools and pay about $1,450 for FAA exams. Costs for the tools are available by calling an Aviation Systems instructor at (919) 739-6806, 6823, or 6824.
Employment: Airport fixed base operators; maintenance facilities; FAA repair stations; aircraft, engine or component manufacturers; corporate aviation maintenance departments; airlines; aircraft service centers; and military and governmental aircraft maintenance facilities.
Salary: Pay ranges from $12.00 per hour to $24.00 per hour for entry-level positions. Some employers hiring our graduates include Gulfstream American, General Electric Jet Engine, ACL, Jet Logistics, Progress Energy, NADEP Cherry Point, N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety, and the N.C. Forest Service.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.