Established 1932

Why NAA?


Why NAA?

A pioneer in aviation maintenance education, National Aviation Academy (NAA) is an aviation maintenance school that has been training technicians since 1932. 

As we innovate to meet the demands of today’s workforce, our training offers the experience and education required to become a certified Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic. 

Our campuses in Clearwater, FL, and Concord, MA, offer an educational experience like no other! We value hands-on, practical instruction to develop the skills needed in the real-world work environment. Obtaining your A&P certifications will allow you to embark on an in-demand, rewarding career as an aviation maintenance professional.

Dedicated team members will assist you every step of the way, ensuring you have all you need to invest in yourself and your future in aviation maintenance!

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Are you ready?

If you are hands-on and looking for something that will get you out of a job and into a career, our training is for you!

We are committed to providing a learning environment conducive to excellence, while offering a solution to the increasing demands of the aviation maintenance industry.

Aviation maintenance schools, like NAA, are a direct path to certification and gainful employment. Quality training is essential to develop the skilled technicians needed in sectors of aviation!

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our campuses


Our New England campus is located in historic Concord, MA. It is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This two-facility campus offers space for labs, shops, classrooms, and administrative offices. The hangar is located on the flight line at Minute Man Air Field and houses the shop/lab areas for the Aviation Maintenance Technology curriculum. The Baker Avenue facility contains modern classrooms, labs, and offices.

130 Baker Avenue Extension Concord, MA 01742
Toll-Free: (800) 292-3228
Local: (781) 274-8448


Our Tampa Bay campus has two facilities located in Clearwater, FL. It is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The main campus houses administrative offices and classrooms for Aviation Maintenance Technology, Aviation Maintenance Professional and Advanced Aircraft Systems courses. An additional hangar is located at the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE). PIE is also home to the United States Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, the largest and busiest air station in the U.S.

6225 Ulmerton Road Clearwater, FL 33760
Toll-Free: (800) 659-2080
Local: (727) 531-2080

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.