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11/01/21 Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Certification Program is a Course

11/01/21 Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Certification Program

Ends Jan 27, 2022

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$3,155 Enroll

Full course description

Course Meeting Location: 

This course will be delivered in a hybrid format; with some content delivered online in live instructor-led sessions and the remaining on-campus in our manufacturing and computer lab.

Online Session Location:  Canvas - Big Blue Button (access provided upon registration)

Lab Session Location: 

  • HCC Brandon Campus, Engineering Technology Lab
  • 10451 NANCY WATKINS DR. Tampa, FL
  • BSSB 206

Meeting Times: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Meeting Days: 

Monday - 11/01/21 LEC Wednesday - 11/03/21 LAB
Monday - 11/08/21 LEC Wednesday - 11/10/21 LAB
Monday - 11/15/21 LEC Wednesday - 11/17/21 LAB
Monday - 11/22/21 LEC Wednesday - 11/24/21 LAB
Monday - 11/29/21 LEC Wednesday - 12/01/21 LAB
Monday - 12/06/21 LEC Wednesday - 12/08/21 LAB
Monday - 12/13/21 LEC Wednesday - 12/15/21 LAB
Monday - 12/20/21 LEC Wednesday - 12/22/21 LEC
BREAK  12/27/21 BREAK 12/29/21
Monday - 01/10/22 LEC Wednesday - 01/12/22 LAB
Monday - HOLIDAY Wednesday - 01/19/22 LAB
Monday - 01/24/22 LEC Wednesday - 01/26/22 LAB

 Program Description:

Advance your career and industry knowledge by earning the Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Standard and Certification developed by ASTM’s National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies (NCATT) along with their industry partners.

The NCATT AET is the primary certification and is required for all endorsements in the career field. The AET certification identifies the core knowledge of an Aircraft Electronics / Avionics technician that is common across the industry. This includes the military, air carrier, air cargo, repair stations, fixed-based operators, corporate flight departments, and manufacturers.

NCATT certificates are an industry-defined mechanism to identify professionals who demonstrate their knowledge through testing and commit themselves to the aerospace industry. Associations and professionals across every industry use these certifications to recognize qualified and competent individuals.

Starting wages in the field are $17 per hour and with some experience go well over $50 per hour. The mean hourly wage for Avionics Technicians in Florida is $27.88/hour per the Bureau of Labor Statistics: (Links to an external site.

Instructor Information:  David Miller -

Notice to all AET Students:

  • All class and lab sessions are mandatory. There are no makeup sessions
  • Course work is proctored by HCC Faculty, and completed online and in labs.
  • All labs and testing are held at and proctored by HCC Brandon Campus: 10451 Nancy Watkins Drive, Tampa, FL 33619 (Student Services Building, 2nd floor).


Funding Opportunity:

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Apprenticeship-to-Career Empowerment (ACE) Program  (Links to an external site.)  The ACE Program was created so that the youth of Hillsborough County have the resources to connect to a career ladder with future, self-sustaining wages, employment security and the training to succeed in industries with high-demand occupations such as IT, Health Care, and Manufacturing.  

ACE Program Application (Links to an external site.) The following screening assessment is used to review your eligibility and suitability for the ACE Program. and send to any relevant students.

Please call (813)-930-7400 for questions and ask for ACE program or visit

Financial Assistance (Pre-Payment Plan):