Avionics Technology

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Field of Study:Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:The Avionics Technology program will give you the knowledge and skills required to start a career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) "E". As an "E" licensed AME, you will be responsible for the servicing and repair of aircraft electrical and electronic systems. You will maintain and repair the aircraft communication, navigation and data systems. The Avionics Technology program covers all aspects of aircraft avionics systems used in general aviation, corporate, charter, transport category aircraft, and helicopters.

This is a two-year diploma program. All classes are scheduled at the Art Smith Aero Centre for Training and Technology, located at the Calgary International Airport. Some of the courses in this program are web-based and will require the students to access information from the Internet. These courses are delivered in one of the two computer labs available at the Art Smith Aero Centre. Students are not required to purchase a laptop for this program.
URL:Avionics Technology at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Aircraft InspectorsAircraft Mechanics

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade12 Applied Mathematics 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 or Pure Math 30 or Applied Math 30, AND, English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 30, 2020

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