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Aviation Avionics Technology

Program Overview

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future in Aviation Avionics. Students will learn to repair and maintain the electrical and electronic systems — including communication, navigation and data systems — in all types of airplanes and helicopters.

This is one course, Aircraft Standard Practice (STDP 340), which will begin to prepare you for careers in airline operations, the Canadian Armed Forces, aircraft electronics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft manufacturing and research or regulatory agencies. There is an 89% employment rate upon completion of the program.  

Dual Credit - Aviation Avionics Technology Brochure 2021.pdf


Aircraft Systems II (ASYS - 340) is a course in which the learner will gain hands-on experience with common hand tools, precision measuring tools and locking devices, and study the coding systems used for materials and hardware required to perform elementary maintenance tasks on aircraft. The learner will study the theory and fabrication of fluid lines and control cables, and learn basic servicing of aircraft fuel and oxygen.

Location: St. Joseph High School 

When: September 2021 - June 2022 on Wednesday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm


  • Students must be enrolled in or have completed Math 20 - 1 or 20 - 2 and English 20 - 1 or English 20 - 2.

Program Details

  • The course is in partnership with Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - SAIT
  • Students will receive the Aviation Programs Accreditation Compliance, in which they will be issued a ‘Statement of Aviation Programs Accreditation Compliance’ if they achieve a mark of 70% or higher and meet attendance requirements.
  • The cost of the course is $63.00
  • Textbooks and materials will be supplied
  • This is one course towards a two year Diploma in Aviation Avionics. 

Course Evaluation

Students will have both the Alberta Education course and the SAIT course on their high school transcript.

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