Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
The Avionics Electronic Technician program is a three-term (nine-month) program that will help develop in-depth knowledge of aircraft avionic systems down to the printed circuit board component level. This program prepares students for a career as an aircraft avionics technician, aircraft electrician, aircraft avionic component repairmen, electrical/avionics installer and troubleshooter. Students will build their troubleshooting skills by removing faulty components and repairing them using the latest test equipment. Successful completion of this program will meet the requirement and supply the knowledge needed to test and obtain the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) General Radio Telephone Operator license.
To enroll, complete an application and attend any required academic orientation and information session. Students may enroll in this program at the beginning of the Summer term.
Students meeting all program and graduation requirements receive a diploma.
Program Learning Outcomes
Have an understanding of avionic theory.
Be familiar with avionic systems
Have a basic understanding of troubleshooting avionic systems
Be familiar with typical aircraft circuits.
Interpret equipment and aircraft manuals.
Interpret avionic FAA regulations.
Identify the FCC license requirements
Analyze aircraft communications, navigation, landing, flight instrument, warning systems