AMT Pathway Program

Jump-start Your Aviation Maintenance Career with National Aviation Academy and SkyWest Airlines!


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SkyWest Airlines X National Aviation Academy. A match made in heaven… or at least fit for the skies. We’ve joined forces to offer a career pathway program for aviation maintenance technicians!

How could this benefit you? Eligible National Aviation Academy students (newly enrolling and those currently attending) can receive mentorship opportunities, training cost reimbursement, and a direct pathway to a career in commercial aviation with SkyWest, among other benefits!

Individuals accepted into SkyWest’s AMT Pathway Program are eligible for the following:

  • Up to $4,500 in education assistance
  • Up to $1,600 in A&P test fee reimbursements
  • Up to $1,500 in moving expense reimbursements, plus mileage
  • Guaranteed final interview to become an A&P mechanic at SkyWest
  • Enhanced company seniority for things like health insurance, profit-sharing programs, and travel

Learn more about SkyWest’s AMT Pathway Program!


Pathway Highlights

Earn Seniority While In School

Enhanced benefits eligibility and company seniority

SkyWest Mentorship

Opportunities to interact with and receive mentorship from SkyWest mechanic advisors

Exclusive Experiences

Opportunities for exclusive operational experiences, including facility tours, job observing, special training, and more

A Final Interview

A guaranteed final interview to become a Level I Mechanic at SkyWest Airlines

Hands-On Training

for YOUR SkyWest Career

The SkyWest AMT Pathway Program provides a jump-start for exceptional mechanics to join SkyWest Airlines. You can complete your aviation maintenance training at NAA with a clear vision of the career awaiting you, a customized SkyWest experience, and exclusive benefits.

Why SkyWest?

As a leader in aviation maintenance and a premier regional airline, SkyWest is the kind of employer that inspires individuals to become A&P mechanics. Operating through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines carrying more than 36 million passengers in 2021, SkyWest has put its “Safety First” motto to work.

Ready to get started in aviation maintenance? Let our hangar be your classroom and SkyWest’s your CAREER!


Aviation Maintenance: Prepare for a career where you can offer value and be valued.

Say goodbye to inconsistent odd jobs or positions that make you feel undervalued. A career in aviation maintenance is a meaningful way to build your future.

According to Boeing's Pilot and Technician Outlook, 690,000 new aviation maintenance technicians will be needed to maintain the commercial global fleet over the next twenty years

The demand is real, and now is your chance to start a limitless career!

What Sets NAA Apart?

It’s simple: aviation maintenance is all we do. We’re committed to offering high-quality training, at a great value, in as little as 14 months.

Check out the video below for a look inside our campuses!

The time is NOW! Why wait? 

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