• Unparalleled Partnership
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Spartan College

  • Comprehensive Education
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Spartan College
  • Outstanding Training
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Spartan College
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The Benefit to Teamsters and 
Their Families Nationwide


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 in aviation (and other related industries, if that’s your thing). It’s here where quality performance and professionalism will become the basis for your journey.

So, gain practical hands-on training and combine it with approachable classroom theory to sharpen your skills.

Learn how to defy gravity – and expectations – with heart-thumping, fist-bumping, adrenaline-pumping training in aviation.

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Check Out Our Formal Teamsters Press Release

TULSA, Okla. (May 20, 2021) ―Officials from Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today they are forming an exclusive educational partnership between the two organizations. Spartan College and the Teamsters Union will host an official signing day in August.


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.


Established in 1928, Spartan College has trained over 100,000 pilots and aviation technicians and currently offers diploma and associate degree programs in Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT), Aviation Electronics Technology, Nondestructive Testing Technology/Quality Control Management and Aviation Flight. Additionally, Spartan College has developed a hybrid AMT option that maximizes student flexibility while minimizing time away from home, along with an online Bachelor of Science degree program in Technology Management.


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.


“We are thrilled to be a part of this monumental partnership,” said Rob Polston, Chief Executive Officer at Spartan College. “We know this exclusive partnership will allow us to match our expertise of delivering career-oriented aviation training to the Teamsters Union who for decades has set the standards for labor benefits that have positively impacted our economy. Furthermore, we are excited to co-develop training products that anticipate the future needs of the aviation industry. Both Spartan College and the Teamsters Union will benefit greatly from this partnership.”


“We feel this partnership is a perfect alliance,” said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division. “Spartan College is a well-recognized educational institution in the field of aviation that continues to invest in their student experience and innovative programs. We are excited to be able to offer incredible educational opportunities to Teamsters and their families to support their careers today and into the future.”




About Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology

Established in 1928, Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology has trained over 100,000 pilots and technicians. We have campuses located in the following areas: Tulsa, OK; Los Angeles, CA; Inland Empire, CA; and Denver, CO. Spartan students have come from across the United States and over 40 countries. Spartan offers programs in the areas of Aviation Flight, Aviation Maintenance Technology (Airframe & Powerplant), Aviation Electronics Technology, Nondestructive Testing Technology, and Quality Control Management, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Management. (Programs vary by location). Tulsa and Broomfield locations are separately accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Both California locations are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Riverside is a branch of the Inglewood Campus. Spartan Education Group, LLC, is the parent company of Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology.


About The International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Visit www.teamster.org for more information.

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Become a Spartan and Change your Perspective to 10,000 Feet Above Land

Since 1928, Spartan College has been training aviation professionals and pioneers; we’re an aviation college that has a long history of flying high and standing tall. Spartan has trained over 100,000+ aviation innovators from all 50 United States and over 40 countries. Through our innovating graduates, Spartan has impacted generations for nearly 100 years establishing itself as an industry-leader in aviation and technology-related arenas.

Why Train with Spartan College? 
Spartan College is partnering with the upstanding International Brotherhood of Teamsters because excellence recognizes excellence. With the aviation industry recovering from the global pandemic, the industry has predicted an upcoming shortage of qualified pilots and technicians.¹ 

Teamsters and their families are now able to embark on career-oriented training in the aviation field from any of Spartan College’s four U.S. campus locations.  

Train to Become a Skilled Spartan Trailblazer 
Programs available at Spartan College campuses across the US: 

  • Aviation Flight (OK) 
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology (OK, CO, CA) 
  • Aviation Electronics Technology (OK, CO) 
  • Nondestructive Testing Technology and Quality Control Management (OK) 
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology Management (OK) 

¹ https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/08/travel-during-covid-as-flight-demand-recovers-airlines-revive-pilot-hiring.html

Tulsa Area Campus

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Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology has been providing aviation training in Tulsa, Oklahoma since 1928. From the beginning, Spartan College has worked to provide current and innovative training programs to prepare our graduates for the aviation industry. Spartan College operates three locations with more than 247,000 square feet of training facilities, classrooms and administrative space.
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Denver Area Campus

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Located in Broomfield, only 30 minutes northwest of downtown Denver, our 52,000 sq ft site sits adjacent to Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. This campus trains students in two technology based disciplines. Equipment on campus includes over 80 powerplants such as two Rolls Royce RB 211-22B turbine engines, IFR6000 test equipment, an ADSB test system and multiple aircraft to work on including three Cessna 172s, a Cessna 152, LearJet 24, Falcon 20, and a Beech C-35 Bonanza.
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Los Angeles Area Campus

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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.
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Inland Empire Area Campus

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The Riverside, CA campus of Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is a branch campus of the Spartan College campus located in Inglewood, CA. The branch is located on the historic Flabob Airport in Riverside, California. This campus offers the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program (AMT) using tablet technology. Spartan College offers a combination of lecture and hands-on delivery methods to prepare graduates to obtain their Airframe and Powerplant certification. The Riverside (Inland Empire) campus is conveniently located just over a mile South of the 60 Freeway and approximately 2 ½ miles West of the 215/91/60 interchange in downtown Riverside. The accessibility of our location to students is a great advantage to the Inland Empire area.
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