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 2018. 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. Three Career Fairs are also held at each campus per year.

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Our News & Announcements

NAA Field Visit to Airborne/PEMCO

  NAA Field Visit to Airborne/PEMCO On June, 19, 2019, NAA facilitated a field visit to the Airborne/PEMCO hangar in Tampa, FL. Twelve young people and four parents accompanied NAA staff on a tour of operations. Airborne prides themselves on offering "maintenance when...

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Young Aircraft Enthusiasts Connect with Sheriff Aviation Unit

Young Aircraft Enthusiasts Connect with Sheriff Aviation Unit On Thursday, June 6, 2019, as part of a Scouts exploring post, six youths, along with a parent and NAA representative, visited the Aviation Unit of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department. A tour of...

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NAA Visits Atlas PlaneSense

NAA Visits Atlas/Planesense NAA representatives had the opportunity to visit the Atlas/PlaneSense facilities in the New England region last week. We were excited to learn that 30%+ of maintenance technicians currently working at the facilities are NAA alumni. Located...

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Calendar

Our Upcoming Events & Activities

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July

Tampa Bay Class Start

Night Class Start at NAA’s Tampa Bay location.

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July

Tampa Bay Graduation

Come celebrate the success of Tampa Bay graduates! 1PM.

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July

New England Career Fair

Onsite 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.

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August

New England Class Start

Day Class Start at NAA’s New England location

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August

New England Graduation

Come celebrate the success of New England graduates! 4PM.

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August

Tampa Bay Class Start

Day Class Start at NAA’s Tampa Bay location.

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August

Tampa Bay Graduation

Come celebrate the success of Tampa Bay graduates! 4PM.

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September

Tampa Bay Career Fair

Onsite 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.

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October

New England Class Start

Day Class Start at NAA’s New England location

TECHNICIANS NEEDED WORLDWIDE ACCORDING TO BOEING’S PILOT AND TECHNICIAN OUTLOOK 2018-2037*

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 2018-2037
**According to BLS.gov
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