Los Angeles area campus

Welcome to Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Inglewood Campus! This campus is conveniently located on Aviation Boulevard only about a mile from LAX airport. The training at this location is focused on Aviation Maintenance Technology. Our programs are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and meet the requirements established in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 14, Part 147. The programs are designed to teach students entry-level technical skills in airframe and powerplant.

Campus Overview

Welcome to Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Inglewood Campus! This campus is conveniently located on Aviation Boulevard only about a mile from LAX airport. The training at this location is focused on Aviation Maintenance Technology. Our programs are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and meet the requirements established in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 14, Part 147. The programs are designed to teach students entry-level technical skills in airframe and powerplant.

Programs Offered

Aviation Maintenance Technology (Associate of Occupational Studies)

The program is designed to teach students the technical skills required to service, repair, and overhaul aircraft components and systems. The general education courses in the associate degree program enhance the students’ background and critical thinking. Successful completion qualifies graduates to take the written, oral, and practical tests with the FAA for the Mechanic’s Certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant Ratings. 

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Airframe & Powerplant (Diploma)

A&P technicians keep aircraft in safe flying condition by servicing, repairing and overhauling aircraft components following stringent regulations set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)and the aircraft manufacturer. Technicians in this field work on aircraft components and systems including airframe, piston engines, turbine engines, hydraulic systems, propellers, rigging, warning systems, and environmental systems.

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About Our Inglewood (LA) Campus

Where Are We Located?

8911 Aviation Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90301
Front Desk 310-337-4444
Admissions 866-635-3019

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The technical facilities at our Los Angeles area campus can accommodate approximately 500 students. Classrooms occupy in excess of 19,000 square feet and labs occupy an area of 40,000 square feet. Spartan College features an array of industry relevant training aids that include, but are not limited to: 

  • Reciprocating and turbine powerplants
  • Variety of carburetors, magnetos, turbochargers, and propellers 
  • Sheet metal shop containing brakes and shears 
  • Press and pneumatic drill 
  • Riveting equipment
  • Shops used for the study of wood, fabric, fiberglass, plexiglas and composites 
  • Aircraft electricity lab
  • Additional equipment used to study aircraft navigation, flight and communication instruments

Here’s a few reasons to select our Inglewood (Los Angeles) campus for your training:

  • FAA approved
  • Financial aid available for those that qualify
  • Hands-on training
  • 100,000 sq ft of training facilities
  • Faculty with industry experience
  • Day and Evening convenient class schedules
  • Personalized attention & guidance 
  • Industry relevant curriculum using insights from the Occupational Advisory Committee (OAC)
  • Prep-course to help students prepare for the FAA written exams
  • A&P exams can conveniently be taken on campus
  • Tutoring
  • Onsite parking (at no additional charge)
  • Conveniently located near LAX airport

At Spartan College, our faculty and staff are committed to the success of our students. We know this relies on more than just the academic coursework in a student’s program of choice; this is why we provide such a wide variety of support services such as:

Learning Resource Center/Library: The purpose of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) at Spartan College is to maintain and develop information, resources and services that support the educational goals of students, faculty, and the staff of Spartan College. Online information to include internet access, eLibrary, CD-ROMs, up-to-date periodicals, and printed reference resources are available for student use. The staff will assist students in using these or any other resources. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the LRC early in the first term. Online information to include internet access, e-Library, and printed reference resources are available for student use. The staff will assist students in using these or any other resources. 

Testing Center: Students can take the FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification exams on site at the campus. Please call 310-579-9433 to schedule an appointment. Test Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm. On Fridays, tests are conducted from 9am to 11am and from 1pm to 3pm. The Testing Center is closed Saturday and Sunday.

The campus has a student body government to assist students. The SGA (Student Government Association) also conducts campus events and fundraisers for student activities and benefits. Other Student Organizations include Veteran’s Club and Engine Club.

While no college can guarantee job placement, our career services teams work with a multitude of employers to afford you the best opportunity to connect with employers. Spartan provides students with resources and leads; however, it is important for students to be persistent, professional and active with the job search process. Spartan Graduates are employed by aerospace companies such as Delta Airlines, Compass Airlines, Unical Aviation, SpaceX, Qantas Airway, Zodiac Aerospace, Marvin Engineering, and many more.

It is no secret that the Los Angeles area covers a vast amount of space and traffic can make seemingly short distances take a long time to drive. As a student, you can explore the many attractions the region has to offer – from the renown beaches, to the foodie scene, infamous nightlife, and of course the entertainment industry. The mountains and wilderness trails also provide hiking and skiing opportunities.

Other local attractions include, Downtown LA and concerts at the Forum. The new football stadium is being built in Inglewood and is expected to open in the fall of 2020. Additionally, within 15 miles of the campus you’ll find renown museums such as: The Getty, The Broad, Natural History Museum, Petersen Automotive Museum, California Science Center, and many more. 

Accreditation & Approvals

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Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081
(770) 396-3790 fax
www.council.org

Home State Licensing

Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private institution that is approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private and Post-Secondary Education (BPPE), and that approval to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the CEC and 5, CCR.
The Bureau does not endorse programs and approval does not mean the institution exceeds minimum state standards. Any questions a student may have can be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at:

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
(916) 431-6959 or (888) 370-7589
(916) 263-1897 fax
www.bppe.ca.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 147 – Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools
The campus holds an Air Agency Certificate to offer Part 147 training.
Air Agency Certificates: Main Campus #NR0T084K, Branch Campus #7BIT627K

Additional Approvals

The institution participates in federal and state financial aid programs, and all consumer information that is required to be disclosed to students pursuant to federal and state financial aid programs is provided in the appendix of this catalog, on the website under “Consumer Information”, and via email distribution as required.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs for Veterans benefits.

Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that administers the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), authorizes the College to issue Form I-20 for the F-1 student visas. Visas allow international students to participate in training programs for academic (F-1) or vocational (M-1) courses of study.

Please see the Appendix in the Catalog for complete information.

FAQs

Inglewood (LA) Campus

At Spartan College Inglewood we offer 2 programs. The Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Diploma and an Associate degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT).

Both programs are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and are designed to teach students entry-level technical skills in airframe and powerplant. Successful completion qualifies graduates to take the written, oral and practical tests with the Federal Aviation Administration for the Mechanic’s Certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant Ratings.

Our Inglewood campus offers complete training facilities in compliance with FAA Part 147 regulations in order to prepare students for the FAA Written and Oral/Practical examinations. Our learning resource center allows the institution to develop and maintain information, resources and services to support the educational goals of students. Additionally, our testing center allows students to take the FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification exams on site.

Our facilities can accommodate approximately 500 students. Classrooms occupy more than 19,000 square feet and labs occupy an area of 40,000 square feet. The college features training aides in reciprocating and turbine powerplants, variety of carburetor’s, magnetos, turbochargers, propellers, sheet metal shop containing brakes, shears, press and pneumatic drill and riveting equipment; shops used the study of wood, fabric, fiberglass, Plexiglass and composites; Aircraft electricity lab; and additional equipment used to study aircraft navigation, flight and communication instruments.

Once a student determines interest in a program, they should inquire immediately. Entry into all programs requires a personal interview conducted by a Spartan admissions representative.

The admissions representative will collect all documents and the application fee (if applicable) and submit the documents for review. Final acceptance and approval to begin college will take place once all admission requirements have been met, which includes approval of all required documentation. Potential students are strongly encouraged to visit the campus. The decision regarding your education and training investment deserves a full understanding of factors such as the program curriculum, equipment, facilities, and location.

We are pleased to offer both day and night schedules to make it more convenient for those who need to work while in school. The day shift runs from 7:30am – 1:45pm Monday – Friday and the evening shift runs 5:30pm – 11:45pm Monday – Friday.

While we cannot guarantee job placement, Spartan College offers ongoing career services to our aviation school graduates. Career services include resume creating, on-campus recruiting visits, mock interview skills training, Alumni Services, Application for Work-Study, Graduate Employment Assistance (Ongoing), and Current Student Part-time Job Placement Assistance.

Spartan College has internal scholarship and grant opportunities to assist in paying for college for those who qualify. Contact the campus Student Services Department or Student Finance Department for details and the application process. In addition, other scholarships in several areas of study are offered through outside organizations. A Spartan scholarship is a bona fide financial grant-in-aid to a qualified student that is issued for recognized and acceptable purposes that include specified criteria that a student must meet in order to be eligible for and receive the scholarship. Scholarships can also be research at https://finaid.org/scholarships/.

While there is no age requirement to start the program, the FAA requires someone testing for (Part 147) certification to be at least 18 years of age.

You probably have a lot of questions about college. If you don’t find the answers you need on these pages, just call 303.410.2403 to speak with an admissions representative.
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