14 Jul 2014

Choosing Spartan Over a Florida Flight School

Prospective students living in Florida are seamlessly transitioned into Spartan College Aviation programs

Florida students considering enrolling in flight school are able to enroll in Spartan College, not to mention the opportunities awaiting them back home after graduation. These opportunities stem from the strong market demand both nationally and locally for pilots and mechanics, as well as other types of specialists in aviation. These positions including avionics technicians, research and development specialists, aviation management, and others are constantly in demand, especially in Florida.

Spartan has many resources to help Florida students with making the move to Tulsa, including:

Florida students can look forward to a positive job outlook: 60 companies that have employed or could employ Spartan graduates are located in Florida. The long list includes aviation companies like certified repair stations, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), fixed based operators (FBO), certified flight schools, regional air carriers, national air carriers, helicopter companies, charter services, and cargo operators. It’s not just aviation companies that are interested in Spartan students, there are other industries interested as well, including alternative fuel and metallurgy firms. Some of the top rated employers among the list include AirTran Airways, Allied Signal, Cessna Citation Service Center, and Flight Safety. Placement of opportunities for Spartan students have been across the state of Florida, including the major cities of Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa.

92% of Spartan graduates have obtained employment in the flight/aviation industry. Spartan prepares it’s Florida flight school graduates with the tools necessary to find a job after graduation, including:

  • career strategy seminars
  • resume preparation and cover letter writing
  • on-campus career fairs
  • assistance with job application
  • job interview guidance and other services.

Spartan’s Career Services help out-of-state students throughout the year by seeking out networking opportunities with industry leading firms in the aviation and other relevant industries to provide each student the chance to pursue the career of their choice.