Printed on 7/17/2024

Program Availability *

Aircraft Electronics

Locations Summer 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

Cost based on current tuition and fees
Additional materials and supplies

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance (PDF).


Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at

Additional Information

FAA requirements must be met for all curriculum shared by the Aircraft Electronics and Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics programs.

Transfer credit, for previously completed courses, must be evaluated to ensure that they meet the curriculum requirements. Contact Dennis Moehn at 920-232-6005 for details.

Online and IVC courses are not accepted for this program.

Many employers require additional licensing/certification for employment as an Avionics Technician. The General Radiotelephone Operator's License (GROL), issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), or the National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies (NCATT) Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification are the two most common licenses/certification.

You may choose to also complete the Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics program at Fox Valley Technical College with only one additional year of instruction.

Program Outcomes

  • Comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations governing Aviation Maintenance Technicians.
  • Demonstrate proper use of standard avionics electronics test equipment.
  • Demonstrate recommended safety procedures when working on aircraft.
  • Utilize documentation while performing avionics tasks.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 35 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

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Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738