Our regional aviation workforce benefits from an aggressive community college program. Our community colleges emphasize careers in all facets of aviation and train workers to company specifications. Local community colleges with advanced manufacturing and aviation-related programs include Guilford Technical Community College, Forsyth Technical Community College, Davidson County Community College and Rockingham County Community College.
The T.H. Davis Aviation Center on the airport campus is one of the most modern and best-equipped aviation maintenance training facilities in the Southeast. The 120,000 square-foot training facility has dedicated shops for engines, welding, composites, electrical components and sheet metal finishing. For more information, visit here.
The Davis Aviation Center also partners with the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida to offer four-year degree programs in various aviation disciplines. Workforce training and preparation is a focus of the local economic development community.