• Program Overview

    The Aircraft Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics (A&P) programs offer a vast array of career opportunities ranging from general aviation to commercial aviation; from aircraft or component manufacturers to aircraft repair and overhaul at both domestic and foreign fixed base operations. This program consists of two programs offered concomitantly with one common core and four additional courses.

    The program employs rolling admissions that allows students the freedom to begin at identified courses with students completing only after all 5 courses are successfully accomplished. The student will be prepared for the Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification.

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    Program Length
    1350 Hours

    Career Opportunities
    Aircraft Airframe Technician, Flight Line Mechanic, Assembly/Production Technician 

    Industry Certifications/State Credentials
    Career Program Certificate

    Information Sheet
    PDF (4 pages)

    Curriculum Framework
    PDF (15 pages)

    Rack Brochure
    PDF (2 pages)

Radial Graph showing completion rate of 88%, Placement rate of 95%, and Licensure rate of 73%
  • Program Structure and Courses

    • This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of two occupational completion points. The Aviation Maintenance General Technician (AMT0705) course is the core course. This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S. Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44 (3) (b), F.S. 

      The following table illustrates the postsecondary program structure:

    Course #


    Course Name




    Aviation Maintenance General Technician




    Aviation Maintenance Airframe Technician 1




    Aviation Maintenance Airframe Technician 1


Phone: (239) 377‐1451


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Rich Grove

My Name is William “Rich” Grove. I grew up in northern Virginia.  Proud to be a second-generation Marine Corps veteran. I graduated from Spartan School of Aeronautics with my Diploma in Aviation Maintenance. I have worked in the Aviation Industry for both small and large Airlines as a Flight line mechanic. I worked in the Luxury Automotive Industry as a technician. After moving down to Florida in 2016 I returned to Aviation as a Repair Station Repairman on aircraft oxygen systems. 
I currently reside in Naples with my wonderful wife of 20 years, and our Golden retriever “Nugget”. We both enjoy an active lifestyle participating in several sports and riding motorcycles.  We have been volunteering and Coaching with the Collier County Special Olympics for the last 5 years. I’m both excited and very grateful to have the opportunity to join the LWTC team.