Spartan College addresses skills gap in aviation maintenance

Leaders at one of the aviation technical training schools, Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, commends the recent legislation introduced by the US Senate, designed to help fill aviation maintenance jobs, the company said.

According to the Aviation Technician Education Council Workforce Study, industry growth in aviation technician jobs has increased 250% since 2016 and the need for skilled technicians continues to soar.

Spartan College is at the forefront in addressing this skills gap through its many workforce pipeline programs and partnerships with industry leaders. Most recently, Spartan launched the first FAA approved hybrid-training program which allows students to take classes via distance learning for the first part of the program; thereby reducing the time required on campus.

Since 1928, Spartan College has provided training to more than 90,000 pilots and technicians throughout the US. Spartan is an aviation technology college offering programs in Aviation Flight, Aviation Maintenance, Aviation Electronics Technology, Nondestructive Testing, and Quality Control as well as a B.S. degree completion program in Aviation Technology Management. Spartan is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and has FAA approval. Spartan Education Group, LLC is the parent company of Spartan College.