Aeronautics School trains airframe and powerplant technicians
17 Apr 2018

Attend an Aeronautics School and become an A&P Technician

While being an auto-mechanic has been fun, working out of a small shop without certain benefits is not. You’re looking for something new, but don’t want your existing skills to go to waste. If this sounds like you, consider a career in aviation maintenance and start your next chapter at an aeronautics school.

How to Become an A&P Technician

Spartan College’s aviation maintenance program provides all the necessary training for a rewarding career as an aircraft mechanic, or an A&P technician. In lieu of 18-months working in the field, Spartan covers everything students need to know to become an A&P mechanic. Courses include a classroom component and plenty of hands-on experience to learn all aspects of maintaining and repairing aircrafts. Students may receive a diploma or go on to earn their Associate of Occupational Studies Aviation Maintenance Degree.

A&P Technician By The Numbers…

679,000

The number of aircraft maintenance technicians Boeing forecasts it will need by the year 2035.

$60,170

The median salary of an A&P Technician in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2

Number of paths available at Spartan College to become an aviation maintenance technician. Students can complete the entire program on campus, or enroll in our hybrid program which is part-time online, then fulfill the second half of hands-on requirement in Tulsa.

4

Number of different campuses from which you can choose to start your education to prepare for FAA-certification. You can earn an Associate degree from Tulsa, Denver,  or LA, or a diploma in Riverside, California. Visit our programs page to learn more about the various aviation programs offered at Spartan.

15-22

Number of months to obtain a diploma or associate’s degree as full-time on-campus students.

23

Number of months need to complete the hybrid program, including 7 months on-campus.

3

Number of assessments that must be passed in order to be certified by the FAA. This includes an oral exam, a computer-based test, and an evaluation of your hands-on skills. Spartan’s program prepares you to take all the certification exams.

An aviation maintenance program is a great job for an auto mechanic looking for not only a stable job with benefits, but a rewarding career in a growing and in-demand field. Read more on why you should choose an aviation career and invest in yourself today for a brighter future. Please contact us if you would like more information, or enroll online today.