national aviation academy

Welcome to NAA

National Aviation Academy (NAA) has been training aviation professionals since 1932. NAA’s Aviation Maintenance and Advanced Aircraft Systems courses provide the education and experience required to become a certified Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) technician. NAA is dedicated to its mission of preparing students for employment in the aviation industry.

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Our Programs

Each of our programs prepare you to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exams required to obtain your A&P certifications. Aviation maintenance technicians are trained to examine, service and repair various parts of an aircraft including the airframe, aircraft electronics, wings, engines, and landing gear.

Learn By Doing

We believe in more than just bookwork, and understand that the best way to learn hands-on skills is by DOING them. Our practical, direct approach simulates a real-world work environment so that you are prepared for a career in aviation maintenance as soon as you graduate.

If you are looking for a career where you are at the center of the action, our technical training is for you!

Start Your New Career Today!

NAA has partnered with industry leaders such as Cape Air, Delta, Endeavor Air, and Textron to form hiring pathways to support the demand of the aviation maintenance industry – which is significant. Hundreds of thousands of new aviation maintenance technicians will be needed to meet the overwhelming demand in the industry, as evidenced by Boeing’s Pilot & Technician Outlook 2019. Our fast, yet thorough, training will prepare you for a career in as little as 14 months.

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Our Graduates

“My instructors were knowledgeable about the subjects and able to give me tips and tricks beyond the curriculum to improve my understanding of the material. With their support and the curriculum [at NAA] I was able to, not only get my certifications, but secure employment.”

Mason Herges
Avionics Technician

Our School

Departments and Resources

Specialized departments are available to ensure you have the best student experience possible while attending NAA. Whether you need help completing your application, understanding financial aid, finding housing or a part-time job while in school, or landing your endgame position with the company of your dreams, we are here for you!

ADMISSIONS

Admissions helps qualified individuals navigate the admissions process required for enrollment. Representatives work directly with each student to answer questions, provide campus tours and information, and help with the acceptance and registration process.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid representatives work with qualified individuals on a case-by-case basis to answer questions before, during and after attending NAA. Whether you are attending school for the first time, finishing your education, or transitioning from the military, our staff is available to help meet your needs.

STUDENT SERVICES

Student services provides resources to support and enhance your experience while attending NAA. An extensive set of services have been developed including: housing, transportation and employment assistance, as well as annual resource fairs and student discount programs.

EDUCATION SERVICES

Education is the combination of instruction, curriculum and hands-on training necessary for you to obtain your Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificates and embark on a career in aviation maintenance. Education services is dedicated to helping you succeed with all required academics and hours.

CAREER SERVICES

Career services helps students approaching graduation, recent graduates and alumni find gainful employment in the aviation industry. Career counseling, resume development and interviewing tips/techniques are areas of focus. Career Fairs are also held at each campus throughout year.

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Our News 

Constitution Day at National Aviation Academy

Constitution Day at National Aviation Academy

On Septemeber 17th of each year, Constitution Day is held to commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution. It is a day to learn more about (and celebrate) the rights and privileges of being an American citizen. On September 17, 1787, delegates to the...

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Donations to the Bahamas

Donations to the Bahamas

National Aviation Academy's student services department in Tampa Bay organized a donation dropoff for the Bahamas this week. Hurricane Dorian devastated the islands last week and left people without shelter and the necessary items to get by. Items were given to...

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Student Appreciation at National Aviation Academy Tampa Bay

Student Appreciation at National Aviation Academy Tampa Bay

Student Appreciation at National Aviation Academy National Aviation Academy's Tampa Bay campus celebrated Student Appreciation Day on August 22, 2019. Students were treated to SKOOPS Italian Ice on the hot summer day. Many, arriving back from the hangar, were...

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Calendar

Our Upcoming Events & Activities

september

26sepAll DayTampa Bay Career FairOnsite Career Fair where industry leaders come to YOU! For more information on how to attend as a student, alumni or hiring recruiter contact NAA’s career services department.

26sepAll DayTampa Bay Career FairOnsite Career Fair where industry leaders come to YOU! For more information on how to attend as a student, alumni or hiring recruiter contact NAA’s career services department.

Time

All Day (Thursday) est

Location

NAA - Tampa Bay Campus

6225 Ulmerton Rd.

11octAll DayNew England Class StartDay Class Start at NAA’s New England location.

Time

All Day (Friday)

Location

NAA - New England Campus

130 Baker Ave. Ext.

16oct4:00 pmNew England GraduationCome celebrate the success of New England graduates!

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 pm

Location

NAA - New England Campus

130 Baker Ave. Ext.

25octAll DayTampa Bay Class StartDay Class Start at NAA’s Tampa Bay location.

Time

All Day (Friday)

Location

NAA - Tampa Bay Campus

6225 Ulmerton Rd.

29octAll DayTampa Bay GraduationCome celebrate the success of Tampa Bay graduates! 4PM.

Time

All Day (Tuesday)

Location

NAA - Tampa Bay Campus

6225 Ulmerton Rd.

07novAll DayNew England Career FairOnsite Career Fair where industry leaders come to YOU! For more information on how to attend as a student, alumni or hiring recruiter contact NAA’s career services department.

Time

All Day (Thursday)

Location

NAA - New England Campus

130 Baker Ave. Ext.

TECHNICIANS NEEDED WORLDWIDE ACCORDING TO BOEING’S PILOT AND TECHNICIAN OUTLOOK 2019-2038*

ANNUAL MEDIAN WAGE FOR AN AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN ACCORDING TO BLS.GOV**

Tampa Bay

6225 Ulmerton Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33760
Phone: 1-800-659-2080
Fax: 1-727-535-8727

Years Established

Month ACCELERATED Training Program

New England

130 Baker Ave. Ext.
Concord, MA 01742
Phone: 1-800-292-3228
Fax: 1-781-274-8490

Tampa Bay

6225 Ulmerton Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33760
Phone: 1-800-659-2080
Fax: 1-727-535-8727

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* According to Boeing’s Pilot & Technician Outlook 2019-2038
**According to BLS.gov
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