NAA-Tampa Bay August Graduation

NAA—Tampa Bay hosted a graduation ceremony for Classes 5/17 AMT and 1/18 AMP on August 6, 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.

NAA-Tampa Bay's AMT Class
NAA-Tampa Bay’s AMT Class 5/17

Graduations are an opportunity to recognize the many achievements of each graduate and our August 2018 ceremony was no exception! Individuals from August’s graduating classes have already been hired by industry leaders such as:  Draken International, Endeavor, General Atomics, Gulfstream, HAECO, Lockheed Martin, NAVAIR and PSA Airlines.

Additionally, students who exhibited outstanding achievement were honored with specialized awards. Evan R. was named Top Technician-AMT and Jeffrey B. 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: NAA2018 and download pin: 8970 at the following link:

Graduation is only the beginning. We can’t wait to see what each of these newly-minted alumni will achieve in the aviation industry and beyond.

Rewarding Term 5 Students in Tampa Bay

NAA-Tampa Bay’s class of 10/17 has been rewarded with lunch of their choice for having the lowest missed academics and missed hours of ALL terms! This is the fourth consecutive time that this group of students has earned this distinction. They have been dedicated, determined and present… and it has paid off! 26 of 32 students have already tested for, and received, their Powerplant certifications. Congratulations on this tremendous accomplishment!

Student Success at New England Career Fair!

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 students and alumni in front of employers who are actively looking to recruit personnel. NAA’s most recent Career Fair took place on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the New England campus in Concord, MA. Twenty-two companies were in attendance scouting students, conducting interviews and making offers.

Industry leaders such as Embraer, Gulfstream, Panasonic, United and many more were onsite. Student success was the aim of the day and was achieved! Interviews were conducted and offers were made onsite SAME DAY! Additionally, offers are continuing to be made.

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

Our next Career Fair will be at NAA’s Tampa Bay campus on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Stay tuned for more details!