About Career & Technical Education (CTE)

First Coast Technical College is one of 49 Florida Technical Colleges/Centers with Council on Occupational Education (COE) Accreditation. CTE is a cost-effective way to start a high demand career in as little as one or two years of school!

With high completion, placement and licensure rates and responsive instructional staff, FCTC is a great choice for career success. Whether you are a recent high school graduate, in search of something more or ready to tap into your passion…at any age, you come first at First Coast Technical College.

Check out the CTE Brochure (PDF) or the videos below for more information on career and technical education in Florida.

CTE: Making the Difference

CTE: Learning that Works for America

 


How long will it take?

FCTC programs generally take 18 months or as little as 6 weeks to complete based on the Florida Department of Education Framework. Each Program of Study page on the website, shows the hours, weeks and months to complete a program and the Curriculum on their particular program.


How much does it cost?

As a Florida public school, tuition rates are set by the Department of Education. Laboratory and other fees vary upon program. Each Program of Study page on the website, shows the hours, weeks and months to complete a program and the Curriculum on their particular program.