Is a Career in Aviation Right for Me?

Are you a mechanically-minded, hands-on person? Do you enjoy working in a team environment providing solutions to complex challenges? If you answered ‘YES’ to theseSet your dreams soar with a career in aviation. questions, then you should consider a future job in the aviation field or aerospace – a career that is literally taking off and the demand for skilled workers is ever increasing!

Learn more about your ‘flight plan for success!’ The National Aviation Consortium have additional details on the training and education they provide.

We encourage you to explore our website, Facebook page, and Twitter feeds to learn more. There is information about training and local jobs available here. To explore a wider range of jobs all over the state of North Carolina, check out NCWorks Online, North Carolina’s one-stop resource for job seekers. Contact us if you have specific questions.


Aviation Skills and Training

It takes a highly skilled and trained aviation industry to ensure airplanes are able to take-off, fly, and land safely all around the globe.  Without people that repair and maintain, and provide the logistical and operational support needed to make airplanes successfully and safely fly, we would all stay parked on the ground.

Most jobs in the aviation industry from piloting an aircraft to repairing the flight control system on a Boeing 737 require people who have the right mix of intelligence, critical thinking skills, and hands-on capabilities.

The Triad is home to a growing aviation industry.  Local education programs – in both high school and at area community colleges – are providing pathways to rewarding careers for people like you.

There are many career options for Aviation in the Piedmont Triad area in North Carolina. Take off today by contacting a representative at a community college near you!

Top Occupations in Aviation and Advanced Manufacturing

  • Aircraft Electrician
  • Aircraft Engine Mechanic
  • Aircraft Mechanic (A&P Mechanic)
  • Assembly Technician
  • Avionics Technician
  • Composite Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Interiors Assembler
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Quality Inspector
  • Sheet Metal Fabricator
  • Welder
  • and More…

Learn more about the Aviation Industry and then let your dreams take flight. You got this!