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NCATT Aircraft Electronics Technician




Self Study

About the licenses:

NCATT AET Avionics Electronics Technician

The Federal Aviation Administration has formally recognized ASTM’s National Center for Aerospace and Transportation Technologies (NCATT) Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification as equivalent to formal Avionics Technician training when showing eligibility for earning a repairman certificate.

The NCATT AET certification examination is open to all individuals.

In addition to completing the AET certification, individuals must complete the following ASTM NCATT endorsements:

  • Autonomous Navigation Systems (ANS)

  • Dependent Navigation Systems (DNS)

  • Onboard Communications and Safety Systems (OCS)

  • Radio Communication Systems (RCS)

*Endorsements needs AET certification and cost $200 each.

*NCATT AET and Endorsement are self-study, Instructors are available for a rate of $60 an hour. Ask for an Instructor!

Information for Taking Exams

1. Register for an exam on the website:

ASTM NCATT exams, click this link:

2. Once successful on an exam, your certificate and congratulatory letter will be emailed to you and your ID card will be mailed to the address you provided on our website.

Take the NCATT exam here:

Student completing the exam, will see their score immediately.  If successful, they will receive their certificate via email and their ID card will be mailed to them.  

The passing score is 73%.  There are 90 multiple choice questions on the exam and have 2 hours to complete the exam. Good Luck!

Test Instructions for Utilizing Remote Proctoring

1. Register for an exam on the website:

• Click this link:

2. After registering, we will assign your exam and you will then follow the steps on ExamRoom’s document called, “SpaceTEC ExamRoom_Scheduling Manual”

3. On the day of your scheduled test with ExamRoom, you will follow the steps on ExamRoom’s document called, “SpaceTEC-ExamRoom Test Day Manual”

4. Once you complete your exam, you will see your results immediately.

5. If successful, you will be emailed a copy of your certificate and your ID card will be mailed to you.

Download guides and manuals:

Exam Room Test Manual

SpaceTEC-ExamRoom Test Day Manual
Download PDF • 685KB

AET Study Guide

AET Study Guide v5 12
Download PDF • 803KB

Exam Room Scheduling Manual

SpaceTEC-ExamRoom Account_Scheduling Manual
Download PDF • 444KB

Good Luck!


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