A&P technicians keep aircraft in safe flying condition by servicing, repairing and overhauling aircraft components while following detailed federal regulations set by the FAA. Technicians in this field work on aircraft components and systems including the airframe, piston engines, turbine engines, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, propellers, rigging, control surfaces, instrumentation, warning systems, and environmental systems. Those with experience, advanced ratings, and administrative ability can be selected for supervisory and executive positions. All FAA knowledge tests and oral and practical exams are conducted on campus.*
Some programs require up to 24 months to complete, but at Spartan, you can graduate in just 18 months with an associate degree in Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) that can provide you with entry-level opportunities in this industry. The A&P program is offered in the day or night to offer flexibility for working individuals.