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12 Month A&P Aircraft Mechanic School

Go from no experience to professional aviation maintenance technician in only 12 months. Now is the time to launch your new career as an A&P Mechanic.

A&P School Program Overview

In the Aviation Maintenance Technician course at Thrust Institute of Maintenance, you’ll transform into a highly skilled A&P aircraft mechanic.

Our program is your fastest path to obtaining your A&P certificates and becoming a professional airplane mechanic.

Over the course of only 12 months, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to excel in aviation maintenance, preparing you to pass the FAA test and become a certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician.

Located at the busy Addison Airport, you’ll be immersed in the heart of aviation maintenance, providing you with invaluable hands-on experience.

Not only will you gain the knowledge and skills required to excel in the aviation maintenance world, but you’ll also be in high demand as A&P mechanics are sought after both nationally and internationally. Dive into the world of aviation maintenance and launch your A&P career with the Thrust Institute of Maintenance!

A&P License Class Start Dates


June 2024
Day Class

August 2024
Night Class

November 2024
Day Class

Why Choose Thrust Institute of Maintenance

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Benefit from Small Class Sizes

Experience a tight-knit learning environment where every student receives the highest level of attention and support. Unlike larger A&P schools, our small class sizes ensures you won’t get lost in the mix

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Hands-On Training

Spend time training in the hangar on a variety of aircraft engines and airframes as you learn the skills of an A&P.

Expert instruction

Expert Instruction

Our dedicated instructors closely monitor each student’s progress, providing a level of care and guidance that sets us apart from other aircraft mechanic schools.

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Prepare for Your A&P Mechanic Career from Day One

We want to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to excel in the aviation maintenance field. As you go through the AMT program you’ll gain the knowledge and mastery you need to excel in all aspects of aircraft maintenance.

When you graduate from our aircraft maintenance technician course, you’re not just walking away with a certificate, but the must have skills needed to launch your new career.

Finance Your Aircraft Mechanic Training

  • Competitive interest rates
  • No origination or prepayment fees
  • Repayment options including in-school deferment and grace periods

Cost of Your Aviation Mechanic School

The cost of the 12 month aviation maintenance technician course is $39,539.

This includes all tuition, books, lab and app fees.

We also have housing available for students who need it. Housing for the AMT course is $10,200 for the full year.

Students have multiple ways to pay for the program. You can finance your program with details on that below. Or you can pay $10,000 down and then pay $2,500 per month for the full 12 months.

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AMT Course Details

During your time in A&P school you’ll cover the following topics.

Common Questions About Airplane Mechanic School

What is aircraft mechanic school cost?

The cost of attending aviation mechanic school with Thrust Institute of Maintenance is $39,539.

On average, an A&P mechanic schools can cost between $20,000 and $60,000 for the full A&P program. Some financial aid options may be available to help mitigate the costs.

How long does it take to get your A&P license?

It takes 21 to 24 months of full-time study at most aircraft mechanic schools to obtain your A&P license, however, at Thrust Institute you can complete the FAA approved A&P course in only 12 months. This 12 month program is the fastest path to becoming an A&P mechanic.

What is the average aviation mechanic’s salary?

The average salary for a certified aviation mechanic in the United States is $70,000 according to BLS data. The highest earning A&P technicians are those working at airlines where they have an average salary of $92,000.

An A&P mechanic salary varies based on factors such as experience, location, and the size of the employer. It’s important to note that an Aviation Maintenance Technician earns more when they hold their A&P license.

Is A&P certification a worthy investment?

We certainly think so! Obtaining your A&P certification opens up a world of exciting career opportunities in the aviation maintenance industry. Aircraft mechanics are in high demand and enjoy job security, geographic flexibility, and fulfilling work. Plus, the skills you acquire as an A&P mechanic can transfer to other industries, meaning you’ll have a versatile skillset that will always be in demand.

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