GTCC to Host Avionics Open House June 5

Published on: June 1, 2018
A free open house event for GTCC’s Avionics Technology Program will be held on Tuesday, June 5 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

JAMESTOWN, N.C. – Guilford Technical Community College will host a free open house for its Avionics Technology program 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at Aviation Center II Avionics Lab located at 819 Radar Road, Greensboro.

Visitors will have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with avionics faculty members, learn more about the program and potential career paths, tour GTCC’s state-of-the-art avionics facility and speak with recent graduates of the program who are working in the area.

Representatives from local aviation companies including Causey Aviation, Aero Services, Textron, HAECO Avionics and Spark Chaser will also be available to discuss different career opportunities in the field.

If you’re looking to begin a new career in the growing field of aviation or build on an existing aviation career, the avionics field offers a promising future. Avionics technicians can earn as much as $91,000 a year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

GTCC’s curriculum provides individuals with the basic knowledge and skills to enter the avionics field as a technician and prepares students for the current avionics licensing agency examination. Coursework includes general aviation maintenance, sheet metal, airframe systems, electrical and electronic systems, practical wiring, navigation equipment, communications equipment, radar and air traffic management systems, flight management and flight control systems and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Upon completion of the program, students will receive an associate degree in applied science in aviation electronics (avionics) technology and gain their FCC licensing.

For more information about GTCC’s Avionics Technology program, contact Lisa Pope at (336) 334-4822 ext. 59011 or

For more information about GTCC’s Aviation programs visit the Manufacturing, Transportation and Construction career channel.



Avionics Open House Meet with representatives of local aviation companies to learn about different careers, tour GTCC’s state-of-the-art facility and learn about the program.


4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5


Aviation Center II Avionics Lab 819 Radar Road Greensboro, N.C.


Lisa Pope at (336) 334-4822 ext. 59011 or

Amie Sidberry at (336) 334-4822 ext. 64020 or

Guilford Technical Community College is the fourth largest of 58 institutions in the North Carolina Community College System. GTCC serves more than 35,000 students annually from five campuses and a Small Business Center. Learn more at

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