Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in Middletown will launch an avionics technician training program this fall.
The new program will be announced Tuesday at the Cincinnati State Board of Trustees meeting at Cincinnati State Middletown at 3:15 p.m.
The city of Middletown and MADE are investing $72,000 for the avionics lab, according to a press release from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
Those interested in a career in the avionics industry can obtain fundamental skills through the program, according to the release.
Avionics Technicians install, repair and maintain electronic components such as navigation or communications systems found on different aircraft including helicopters, airplanes, jets and drones. They also work in the aerospace parts industry, according to the release.
Avionics technicians are listed as an in-demand career in Ohio with entry-level salary positions averaging at $43,000, the release said. Experienced workers make an average of $85,000.