AMTAP | Lockheed Martin Space

About AMTAP   ___

Lockheed Martin Space’s Advanced Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Program (AMTAP) is the launchpad to an exciting career in space manufacturing for those without related experience or a four-year degree.


Regardless of where you are in your career journey, AMTAP can help you forge a new path as an electronics technician with highly desired trade skills — in just six to nine weeks. AMTAP is also an “Earn While You Learn” model, meaning there are no upfront costs or tuition for learning new skills.

Program Benefits:

  • Experienced instructors
  • Competitive salary with benefits
  • Gain new skills and industry-recognized certifications in solder and cable harnessing, conformal coating, torquing, and more
  • Opportunity for potential full-time employment after program graduation
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement at the most admired aerospace and defense company in the industry


Who is AMTAP for?

  • High school students who aren’t immediately headed for college and/or taking a gap year
  • People interested in learning vocational or technical trades
  • People wanting a career change
  • People re-entering the workforce after taking a break 

Successful Candidates:

  • Have great hand and eye coordination
  • Have manual dexterity skills
  • Have the ability to follow detailed work instructions
  • Work well in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Are interested in continuously learning and adapting to ongoing industry changes
  • Have the ability to perform precision work


Cohort classes open approximately five times per year. Each location's program differs, so be sure to read the specific details for each location below. Check back often for program updates, application links and virtual informational sessions to learn more about the program.

Littleton, CO

Courtland, AL

King of Prussia, PA

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Hands on
AMTAP Graduate Testimonials   ___
The educators of AMTAP were fantastic. They were eager to share their knowledge and had a drive to see you succeed.
Chris Trumbly
AMTAP Graduate
The AMTAP program offered a lot of things that I had never experienced in my life: being cared for by others, encouragement from superiors and opportunities for career success.
AMTAP Graduate
The most significant part about AMTAP was how different the selection was from most jobs. It gave me an opportunity I desperately needed.
AMTAP Graduate
My favorite aspects of AMTAP were the daily challenges and testing my skills. If you believe in yourself, you can make it through.
Ellen Carroll
AMTAP Graduate
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