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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.
  • WIA Certified

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

  • Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers

  • Median wage: $22.77/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Avionics Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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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 Email: enroll@northlandcollege.edu