21-Month Program

Aviation Maintenance Professional



Aviation Maintenance Professional (AMP) is National Aviation Academy’s 21-month program. If you’re looking to enter the aviation maintenance industry FAST, and with more training, this is your program! In as little as 21 months (and 3,000 clock hours), you’ll train on 45 FAA-mandated subjects and 20 subjects related to advanced aircraft systems. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has strict guidelines on the curriculum for schools’ General, Powerplant, and Airframe courses.

Undoubtedly, this is a lot of information! However, our programs allow students to move through the curriculum with ease, starting from the basics to more advanced topics!


What are A&P Certifications?

Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificates are issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to qualified aircraft maintenance technicians. They are what allows an individual to work on, maintain, and fix aircraft.

Why the Extra 7 Months?

The aviation industry is always at the cutting edge of technology, it is because of this that NAA developed an additional seven months of advanced aircraft systems training into the AMP program. Set yourself above the rest with an education that brings the future to you.

Where Can I Work?

Upon completion of the Aviation Maintenance Professional program and certification, you can work in various sectors of aviation. These include commercial, corporate, and general aviation. You could also work on helicopters, airships, or unmanned aerial vehicles. Manufacturing, aerospace, and other parallel industries are exciting options as well.

Aviation Maintenance Professional Curriculum Summary


In the General curriculum, we set the foundation of your aviation maintenance education with subjects like aircraft drawings, weight & balance, safety wiring, and more.


In the airframe curriculum, we present the ins and outs of the body of an aircraft with subjects like airframe electrical, sheet metal structures, airframe fuel systems, and more.


In the powerplant curriculum, we layout the differences in engines and how they operate with subjects like turbine engines, reciprocating engines, engine electrical, and more.


In the avionics curriculum, we teach what the industry has determined to be what they need in an avionics technician with subjects like soldering, flight deck displays, AC/DC theory & circuits, and more.

Aviation Industry Demand

Aviation Maintenance Technicians Needed Worldwide According to Boeing


By 2031, 2 Out Of Every 5 (40%) Current Mechanics (90,000 in total) Will Reach Retirement Age According to ATEC

Average Daily Worldwide Flights in 2019 According to Flight Radar 24

Ready to take the next step?

A&P Mechanics: The Community Keeping Skies Safe

Hear from Bill Burdet, Assistant Director of Education (New England) about safety in the aviation industry.


Students who complete the Aviation Maintenance Professional program at NAA can find careers in all corners of the aviation industry.
Cody H., alumnus of National Aviation Academy

Cody H.

West Star Aviation
Tampa Bay Campus – 2020
Sage M., alumnus of National Aviation Academy works on a sheet metal project.

Sage M.

Tampa Bay Campus – 2018
Alumnus Casey D. works on an engine in our hangar.

Casey D.

Duncan Aviation
Tampa Bay Campus – 2020