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The Aviation Industry
What is an Aviation Maintenance Technician?
Alumni
Earning Outlook
Our Program
Accreditation & Affiliations
Our History
The Spartan Difference
Partnerships
Student and Career Services 
Options to Finance Your Education
Education Investment
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Next Steps
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The Aviation Industry

Example of Daily Tasks

Diagnose

Diagnose Mechanical or electrical problems

Repair

Repair wings, brakes, electrical systems, and other aircraft components​

Replace

Replace defective parts, using hand tools or power tools​

Examine

Examine replacement aircraft parts for defects​

Read

Read maintenance manuals to identify repair procedures​

Test

Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment​

Inspect

Inspect completed work to ensure that it meets performance standards​

Keep

Keep records of maintenance and repair work​

Examples of Daily AMT Tasks

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Earning Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the lowest 10 percent earned less than $38,970.* The median annual wage for aircraft mechanics and service technicians was $66,440 in May 2020. While no college can guarantee job placement or salary, our career services department works closely with our graduates and employers throughout the job search process. ​
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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/aircraft-and-avionics-equipment-mechanics-and-technicians.htm (visited December 21, 2021)

Our Program

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Accreditation & Affiliations

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COE
Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.​
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BPPE
Approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private and Post-Secondary Education​.
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FAA
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Code of Federal Regulations Part 147 school.​

Our History

Established in 1928, Spartan is among the pioneers in aviation training. Spartan College has trained more than 100,000 pilots and technicians from all 50 states and over 40 countries.​

The Spartan Difference

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Practical training with hands-on learning to repair and maintain planes.
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Relevant training aids with technology-focused labs that simulate work environments.
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Aviation safety is at the forefront of every course and training lab.

Partnerships

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SkyWest Aviation Technician Career Pathway Benefits*:

  • As a participating student, start building seniority toward health insurance, profit sharing programs, travel, and more.
  • Mentorship from mechanic advisors, exclusive operational experiences, and may include facility tours**, job observing, and special training through SkyWest Airlines.
  • Final interview with SkyWest upon satisfactory Spartan program completion.
  • Three-year commitment to SkyWest post probation.
  • For full SkyWest Partnership details, visit spartan.edu.

*The SkyWest Technician Career Pathway (“Pathway”) is intended to provide SkyWest with a pipeline of prospective technicians. The Pathway is available to interested Spartan College students who are enrolled in a Spartan technician program (“Program”). Pathway terms and availability may be subject to change. Spartan students in the Pathway may be eligible for Education Assistance from SkyWest subject to meeting specific benchmarks within the Program and after graduation. Any Education Assistance is paid by SkyWest directly to the student and requires a contract between SkyWest and the student. Spartan College is not a party to any contract between SkyWest and the student. Employment with SkyWest is not guaranteed. Students in the Pathway may also be eligible for a Spartan College scholarship. See the College Catalog for additional details.

**COVID-19 restrictions may apply.

Southwest Airlines Partnership

  • 747 Boeing 737 aircraft in its fleet
  • 103 destinations served
  • Southwest is America's largest domestic airline in terms of domestic originating passengers
  • More than 60,000 People worked to deliver exemplary Customer Service
Spartan College is partnering with Southwest Airlines to offer career-oriented training. It’s time your life reflected your daydreams. Whether you are beginning or starting over – Spartan programs inspire you to dream big and work hard to achieve your goals. It’s here where quality performance and professionalism will become the basis for your success.

Delta Air Lines Partnership

  • More than 75,000 employees
  • Over 275 destinations on six continents
  • Serving more than 200 million customers annually
  • Transporting on average 2.2 billion cargo ton-miles every year
Spartan College is partnering with Delta to offer career-oriented training. It’s time your life reflected your daydreams. Whether you are beginning or starting over – Spartan programs inspire you to dream big and work hard to achieve your goals. It’s here where quality performance and professionalism will become the basis for your success.

United Airlines Partnership

  • 354 Destinations (airports served)
  • 230 Domestic destinations (airports served)
  • 124 International destinations (airports served)
  • 48 Countries Served
  • 4,600 Daily Departures
  • 148 Million passengers in 2017
Spartan College is partnering with United to offer career-oriented training. It’s time your life reflected your daydreams. Whether you are beginning or starting over – Spartan programs inspire you to dream big and work hard to achieve your goals. It’s here where quality performance and professionalism will become the basis for your success.

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Partnership

For more than a century, the Teamsters Union has been serving as a public voice for the rights of working men and women. With 1.4 million members located in the United States and Canada, Teamsters serve as the backbone of growth for leading industries such as aviation, freight, and transportation. More specifically, its Airline Division has over 90,000 members across trades such as aircraft maintenance, piloting, customer service and more.

To serve the educational goals of Teamsters and their families, Spartan College offers special scholarship opportunities to those who qualify at all four of their campus locations – Tulsa, Oklahoma, Broomfield, Colorado, Riverside and Inglewood, California. Through this partnership, the Teamsters Union and Spartan College are committed to co-developing custom training to ensure their students are at the forefront of emerging aviation industry needs.

Student and Career Services

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Be Confident With Training For A Career Path​ With Assistance From Our Career Services Team​
  • Part-time job assistance
  • Assist with housing options
  • Resume development
  • Interviewing skills
  • On-campus recruitment events
  • On-campus career fairs
  • Graduate class audit privileges

Options to Finance Your Education

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Financial Aid, for those who qualify:​
  • Pell Grants
  • Federal Supplemental Educational
  • Opportunity Grants (SEOG)
  • Federal Direct Stafford Loan
  • Federal Direct Loans
  • Scholarships and Grants
  • Federal Work Study
  • Military Tuition Assistance

Education Investment

Please refer to the Catalog Supplement for a complete list of potential charges and fees before signing your enrollment agreement.​
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