Repair wings, brakes, electrical systems, and other aircraft components
Replace defective parts, using hand tools or power tools
Examine replacement aircraft parts for defects
Read maintenance manuals to identify repair procedures
Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment
Inspect completed work to ensure that it meets performance standards
Keep records of maintenance and repair work
Some Alumni have gone on to work for these companies:
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.
COE Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
BPPE Approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private and Post-Secondary Education.
FAA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Code of Federal Regulations Part 147 school.
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
Practical training with hands-on learning to repair and maintain planes.
Relevant training aids with technology-focused labs that simulate work environments.
Aviation safety is at the forefront of every course and training lab.
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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.
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.
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
Be Confident With Training For A Career Path With Assistance From Our Career Services Team
Part-time job assistance
Assist with housing options
On-campus recruitment events
On-campus career fairs
Graduate class audit privileges
Options to Finance Your Education
Financial Aid, for those who qualify:
Federal Supplemental Educational
Opportunity Grants (SEOG)
Federal Direct Stafford Loan
Federal Direct Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Federal Work Study
Military Tuition Assistance
Please refer to the Catalog Supplement for a complete list of potential charges and fees before signing your enrollment agreement.