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Unmanned Aerial Systems Maintenance Technician

at Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The UAS certificate will concentrate on the maintenance and repair of the components of unmanned aerial systems to include: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ground control stations (GCSs), understanding the function of data links or the communication/guidance system between vehicle and satellites (line of sight), and a basic understanding of computer networks and their functionality within UAS. Courses are designed to create a skilled UAS Maintenance Technician with a broad understanding of commonly used UAS platforms at the functional level.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls 56701

Labor Market Information

  • Avionics Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.07/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers

  • Median wage: $21.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529