Unmanned Aircraft Systems Maintenance Technician

  • Credits: 28
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Campus: Thief River Falls

Program Overview

The UAS certificate will concentrate on the maintenance and repair of the components of unmanned aircraft 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.

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
AVET 2131 Avionics I 5
AVET 2141 Avionics II 4
CPTR 1132 Microcomputer Maintenance 3
CPTR 1136 Networking I 4
UAST 2110 Foundations of UAS 3
UAST 2118 Advanced Composites 1.5
UAST 2119 Advanced Composites II 1.5
UAST 2150 Control Stations 3
UAST 2161 UAS Aviation Maint Tech 3

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