Avionics, MAINTENANCE, & engineering 

 Magnet Program

Avionics Systems (9504300)*:

ISSTA’s Avionics Systems program will be offered both at the high school level of study and as a career certificate adult program – as defined by the Florida Department of Education. The courses will be accredited by the Counsel of Occupational Education,a regional accrediting agency for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The ISSTA Avionics program will be up and running year two of operations.

• It will be an elective course of study and a career pathway for high school students.

• The program will also be available as an adult career certificate program for individuals who want to get into the avionics industry.

• In addition, this program will be available for current industry employees to a) upskill themselves through micro-credentialing and, b) to renew certifications if required.

The Avionics Systems Course of Study Program will be a 4-year high school program consisting of Avionics Fundamentals 1-4 with a capstone project during the student’s senior year.

Aviation Maintenance General Program (9540600)*:

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the commercial and general aviation industry. Instruction is designed to prepare students for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license examinations for Airframe ratings. Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 147 identifies minimum requirements for AMT schools. Any changes to the FAA-approved course content must be approved in advance. This program prepares students for employment as an Aviation General Maintenance Technician Helper, and an Aviation Maintenance Technician with FAA Airframe Rating.

This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses understanding of all aspects of the aviation maintenance industry, and demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues.

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general

employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.

The Aviation Maintenance General Program Course of Study Program will be a 4-year high school program consisting of Pilot Private Ground School and Aviation General Maintenance 1-3.