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$60,000

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Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Operate, install, calibrate, and maintain integrated computer/communications systems, consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test, and measurement instruments and equipment, which are used to launch, track, position, and evaluate air and space vehicles. May record and interpret test data.
Aeronautics Airframe And Powerplant Maintenance Technician
AS Degree
Aeronautics Airframe And Powerplant Maintenance Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Aeronautics Airframe Maintenance Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Aeronautics Airframe Maintenance Technician
AS Degree
Aeronautics: Airframe
Certificate of Achievement

Air Traffic Controllers

Control air traffic on and within vicinity of airport and movement of air traffic between altitude sectors and control centers according to established procedures and policies. Authorize, regulate, and control commercial airline flights according to government or company regulations to expedite and ensure flight safety.
Aeronautical Operations And Management
AS Degree
Aeronautical Operations And Management
Certificate of Achievement
Air Conditioning Environmental Controls
Certificate of Achievement
Air Traffic Control
AS Degree
Aircraft Dispatcher
AS Degree

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.
Aeronautical Operations And Management
AS Degree
Aeronautical Operations And Management
Certificate of Achievement
Aviation Management
AS Degree
Aviation Management
Certificate of Achievement
Aviation Operations Management
AS Degree

Airfield Operations Specialists

Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information.
Aeronautical Operations And Management
AS Degree
Aeronautical Operations And Management
Certificate of Achievement
Aviation Administration
Certificate of Achievement
Aviation Administration
AS Degree
Aviation Administration (Transfer)
AS Degree

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing, multi-engine aircraft, usually on scheduled air carrier routes, for the transport of passengers and cargo. Requires Federal Air Transport Pilot certificate and rating for specific aircraft type used. Includes regional, National, and international airline pilots and flight instructors of airline pilots.
Advanced Airline Customer Services
Certificate of Achievement
Aeronautical Operations And Management
AS Degree
Aeronautical Operations And Management
Certificate of Achievement
Aircraft Commercial Pilot
AS Degree
Aircraft Commercial Pilot
Certificate of Achievement

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.
Seamanship
AS Degree
Seamanship
Certificate of Achievement
Shipbuilding Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Shipbuilding Technology
AS Degree

Aviation Inspectors

Inspect aircraft, maintenance procedures, air navigational aids, air traffic controls, and communications equipment to ensure conformance with Federal safety regulations.
Aeronautical Operations And Management
AS Degree
Aeronautical Operations And Management
Certificate of Achievement
Aeronautics Airframe And Powerplant Maintenance Technician
AS Degree
Aeronautics Airframe And Powerplant Maintenance Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Aeronautics Airframe Maintenance Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Bridge and Lock Tenders

Operate and tend bridges, canal locks, and lighthouses to permit marine passage on inland waterways, near shores, and at danger points in waterway passages. May supervise such operations. Includes drawbridge operators, lock operators, and slip bridge operators.

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting.
Coach Operator
Certificate of Achievement
Public Transit Leadership
Certificate of Achievement
Track Worker Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.
Coach Operator
Certificate of Achievement
Public Transit Leadership
Certificate of Achievement
Track Worker Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement
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