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The NAA Difference

There’s a reason NAA is one of a select number of approved A&P training schools in the United States – quality training. We offer a world-class educational experience, modern facilities, and amazing campus locations.

As a transfer applicant, you already have some experience with career training or post-secondary education. Perhaps you are someone who has decided to change your career goals or simply find NAA a better fit for your aviation training. Whatever your motivation, we offer one of the fastest aviation maintenance training programs approved by the Federal Aviation Administration without sacrificing quality.

We know every transfer journey is unique, and we’re here to help you make the transition. We look forward to welcoming you as an NAA student!

Is Aviation Maintenance Career Training Right for You?

Take the "National Aviation Academy Career Training Readiness" Quiz!

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for.

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to NAA, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age at the time of licensure
  • be able to read, write, and understand English per the FAA
  • possess a high school diploma or GED
  • pass the NAA Aptitude Examination
  • successfully complete an Admissions Acceptance Interview
  • complete an application and all necessary enrollment documents

Our Admissions team is always happy to answer your questions directly. Reach out by clicking the button below!

Learn More About Our Offerings

Admissions is just one of the specialized departments that will work with you as you enroll at NAA, train, and start your career. Learn more about the ways we put our students first.

Our Campuses

With campuses located in Clearwater, Florida and Concord, Massachusetts, you won’t be lacking atmosphere. From some of the nation’s best beaches to city life and a ton of history, there is something for everyone!

Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid team works with students on a case-by-case basis to make an NAA education possible for students from all walks of life. Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and is available in many forms.

Career Services

Career Services offers the assistance you need. Industry-leading employers visit our campuses three times per year to recruit aviation maintenance talent. Once certified, all that’s left to do is choose! 

Got Questions? We Have Answers!

HOW LONG will it take to get my A&P?

We are an aviation maintenance school that provides a path to earning your Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses in as little as 14 months! Our Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program focuses exclusively on A&P training.

Do I need to have prior hands-on experience?

The short answer: No! We welcome students of all backgrounds. You will be in class with people of all different skill levels. Some may have military aviation experience, others may be holding tools for the first time.

what will my classes be like?

Training is hands-on and takes place in aircraft hangars, labs, and classrooms. Curriculum is taught through three modes: classroom instruction paired with text and workbook review, team-oriented projections in a laboratory setting, and real-world work experience on aircraft in a hangar.

is there demand in the industry?

Boeing’s 2019 Pilot and Technician Outlook has estimated that 769,000 new technicians will be needed globally by 2038. Skilled technicians will be essential to combat the needs of the industry.

what kind of work can i do in my career?

A&P licenses NEVER expire and offer a variety of exciting career opportunities in aviation and parallel industries. It’s not just one sector of aviation that is in need of qualified technicians!

Establish your career in sectors such as:

• Aerospace
• Airships/Blimps
• Commercial Aviation
• Corporate Aviation
• General Aviation
• Helicopters
• Manufacturing
• Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)
• Military
• Parallel Industries

who hires from naa?

At NAA, industry-leading employers come to you! Our Career Services department maintains relationships with aviation employers, organizing three Career Fairs per year at both campuses.

Attendees have included: Blue Origin, Boeing, Delta TechOps, GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX, and many more.