AIM Opens New Aircraft Mechanic School In Oakland, CA

Aviation Mechanic Schools in Oakland, CA

New AIM campus is now training students in California's Bay Area

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) family of aviation schools announced the opening of its newest location in Oakland, California on March 23, 2011.

According to a company press release, with the unemployment rate at levels not seen in a long time, retooling and retraining for a new career as an aircraft mechanic is exactly what many unemployed individuals may need.  The pool of qualified aviation mechanics and service technicians is decreasing at an alarming rate.  “Most job openings for aircraft mechanics through the year 2016 will stem from the need to replace the many mechanics expected to retire over the next decade.” as stated by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

On February 24th, AIM, Oakland campus received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to teach the Airframe and Powerplant classes which prepare students to earn their FAA Mechanic’s Certificate.

“We are really excited to get started with our training program, continuing the excellent tradition established by AIM,” states Executive Director, Josh Smith, “and becoming a part of the Bay Area’s aviation maintenance training community.  The inaugural class began in March 2011.

For more information about this program and the opportunity to earn a tuition-free education, please contact AIM at 866-859-6378. The Oakland campus is located at 9636 Earhart Road, near the Oakland International Airport.

About Aviation Institute of Maintenance

AIM –Oakland campus is part of the nation’s largest family of aviation maintenance schools, with headquarters in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Through AIM’s Aviation Maintenance Technician program, students prepare for a high-flying career in aviation maintenance.  Students learn the skills necessary to become successful in one of the world’s fastest growing industries, aviation maintenance.  AIM graduates are there to meet the increasing global demands of commercial, cargo, corporate and private aviation employers.  AIM’s other campuses are located in Atlanta; Chesapeake, Virginia; Dallas; Houston; Indianapolis; Kansas City, Missouri; Manassas, Virginia; Orlando and Philadelphia. Learn more at

Please click here to get more information on AIM’s programs.

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