• PATHWAY TO SUCCESS FOR
    Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics

    The Aviation Technology program is designed to prepare students to continue their education in aviation technology at the college level. Students learn various skills including avionics, sheet metal, engine theory and much more. Careers related to aviation technology continue to rise each year.


    Courses We Offer:

    • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
    • Airframe Systems
    • Aircraft Non-Metallic Structures
    • Aircraft Theory of Flight and Operation
    • Aviation Turbine Engine Theory and Inspections
    • Aircraft Engine & Propeller Theory and Operation
    • Aircraft Sheet Metal Structures
    • Aircraft Welding
    • Safety and Health Regulations
    • Senior Career Pathway Project

     


    Workforce Careers

     

    • Avionics Technician
    • Aircraft Mechanic
    • Helicopter Mechanic

    Useful Traits

    • Strong Observation Skills
    • Practical/Mechanical Logic
    • Manual Dexterity
    • Problem Awareness

    Things You Will Learn

    • Mechanical Principles
    • Electrical Control Precision
    • Equipment Uses
    • Customer Service Principles

     


     

    Employment Opportunities

    Graduates would work throughout the aviation industry in such roles as aviation maintenance technicians, air traffic controllers, pilots, Federal Aviation Administration inspectors, politicians, managers, engineers, educators, and many other fields. The students would receive a complete program of hands-on aviation maintenance training and academic coursework providing students with many post-high school options upon graduation. Projected employment growth in Alabama through 2024 is 24%.

     


    On The Job Training

    Ask your career coach, counselor or instructorfor options to gain real world experience in this field.


    Resources

    onetonline.org

    O*NET, Job #49-3023.02

    www.ase.com

    www.alcareerinfo.org

    www.bscc.edu


    Information taken from the Alabama State Department of Education

    Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development

    Section and from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Onet Online.


    Director: Chris McCullar

    Asst. Director: Kristi Cain

    Counselor: Kelli Adkins

    Career Coach: Shawna McCullar

    Phone: 205-387-0519

    Fax: 205-384-5170


    Walker County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Ref: Sec. 1983, Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C.; Title VI and VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sec. 504; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Walker County Board of Education, P.O. Box 311, Jasper, AL 35502 Phone: 205-387-0555