Tampa Bay Graduation – February 2018

NAA—Tampa Bay hosted a graduation ceremony for Classes 11/16 AMT and 6/17 AMP on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Central Park Performing Arts Center in Largo, FL. Family and friends gathered to celebrate with students who successfully completed NAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician and Aviation Maintenance Professional programs.

February 2018 Graduates
February Graduates from Class 6/17 AMP

Graduations are an opportunity to recognize the many achievements of each graduate and our February 2018 ceremony was no exception! Individuals from these graduating classes have already been hired by industry leaders such as Draken, General Atomics, Gulfstream (Savannah and Brunswick locations), HAECO, PEMCO, Tru Simulation and West Coast Aviation

Additionally, students who exhibited outstanding achievement were honored with specialized awards. Andre T. was named Top Technician-AMT and Kalvin S. earned Top Technician-AMP. Awards were also presented for AMP Perfect Attendance, AMP Outstanding Attendance, AMT Perfect Attendance, AMT Outstanding Attendance, AMT Top Powerplant Team and AMT Top Airframe Team.

Portraits are available for download to remember this special day! All image downloads are completely free and sharable. Just use password: NAA2018Grad and pin: 3685 at the following link: https://nationalaviationacademy.pixieset.com/tb-gradphotos-feb2018/

Graduation is only the beginning. We can’t wait to see what each of you will achieve in the aviation industry and beyond. Congratulations, graduates, and best of luck in your new careers!

Upcoming Resource Fair

Resource Fairs offer an opportunity for individuals to learn more about local services and organizations. An upcoming Resource Fair will be held at the Tampa Bay campus on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 2 PM to 4 PM. It will be an excellent way for students to interact with the local community!

Please see the flyer below for details about who will be on campus:




The student services department provides resources that support and enhance the educational experience while attending NAA. Resource Fairs are part of an extensive set of services have been developed to help you achieve your goals, including housing, transportation and employment assistance.

You might be unaware of untapped resources that are available for you, your friends and family members. Come learn more on February 15th!


Tampa Bay Career Fair – January 2018

Did you know that over 648,000 new maintenance technicians will be needed in the aviation industry by 2036? Boeing’s 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook has indicated that the demand for skilled technicians outpaces the rate at which positions can currently be filled. NAA Career Fairs are designed to put qualified graduates and alumni in front of employers who are looking to recruit personnel. NAA’s most recent Career Fair took place on Thursday January 18, 2018 at the Tampa Bay campus in Clearwater, FL. With 35 companies in attendance, it was NAA’s largest Career Fair to date!

An NAA student meets with Air Wisconsin
An NAA student meets with Air Wisconsin

The demands of the global aviation industry represent a rare and desirable aspect of field: tangible and continuous job growth. NAA focuses solely on aviation maintenance training to meet the specific need for Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanics in aviation and parallel industries. Industry leaders such as Boeing, Delta, General Atomics, Gulfstream, Cape Air and many more were onsite scouting students, conducting interviews and making offers.

Our next Career Fair will be at NAA’s New England campus on Thursday, March 15. Stay tuned for more details!