01 Oct 2015

Aviation Maintenance Technology (IE)

Learn How Exciting a Career in Aviation Maintenance Can Be!

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Spartan’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program has been training skilled aircraft technicians for more than 85 years and now, is bringing that long history to Riverside. Our aviation maintenance training courses are designed to help prepare you for the Airframe and Powerplant certification (A&P License) required by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The importance of aircraft maintenance cannot be denied. Aircraft maintenance technicians are the highly-skilled, detail-oriented individuals who keep the airways safe and the planes flying. For every one hundred hours that an aircraft is used for hire, it must go through a thorough aircraft maintenance and inspection process.

This aviation maintenance combined with annual inspections and routine airplane maintenance repairs creates a unique skill-set for graduates. According to Boeing’s 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook Forecast, the demand for aircraft mechanics is unprecedented. Boeing forecasts the need for over 600,000 aircraft technicians globally by 2035.*

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A&P License

An Airframe and Powerplant License, also known as the A&P License, is required by those who inspect, maintain, and repair aircraft. At Spartan College, we can provide you with the hands-on aircraft maintenance training and knowledge needed to obtain your FAA A&P License, as well as the confidence and skills required of an aircraft mechanic.

Aviation Maintenance Training

Our aircraft mechanic training can be completed in 15 months. Previous experience is not required, as our aviation maintenance diploma program can provide training in everything from changing a tire to rebuilding a turbine engine. You can also learn about all types of aircraft, from a small engine plane to a large transport plane like those used by major airlines. Students in our aviation maintenance program may study a variety of subjects, such as:

  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Ignition and Electrical Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Pressurization
  • Aircraft Welding
  • Turbine-prop and Jet Engines

Training in our airplane mechanic program can help provide you with a versatile skill set that is desired in a variety of industries, such as automotive and diesel, heavy equipment, power and light, and industrial technology.

Contact us today to begin your career in aviation maintenance technology!