Admissions Policy and Procedures

Admissions Policy

First Coast Technical College is a post-secondary institution, which accepts applications on a nondiscriminatory basis from anyone having the interest, ability, and desire to benefit from career and technical education programs. To assist students in meeting their goals, there are minimum age, educational, and health requirements established for each program. In addition to career and technical training programs, FCTC offers Adult Basic Education classes and GED preparation classes. The College also offers secondary high school programs and dual enrollment programs through articulation agreements with Clay, Putnam, and St. Johns county school districts. Special applications for secondary students are available. The FCTC Guidance Counselor or Student Advisor, located in Building A, may be contacted for assistance at any stage of the enrollment process.

Enrollment Procedures

1. Attend a Program Information Session to meet the staff who will help you enroll.
2. Start your pre-application by visiting register. For Health Science and Fire Fighter Programs go to Program of Study for additional applications, deadlines and downloads.
3. Apply for federal student aid by going to FCTC’s school code is 012544.
4. Gather needed documents including proof of Florida residency, official sealed transcripts, and registering for the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) if required by contacting the Registration offices  at our Palatka or St. Augustine Locations. The fee is $25.00.
5. Register for classes…seats fill quickly!

St. Augustine Campus 
2980 Collins Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 547-FCTC (3282)



For more information on enrollment and student policies, please refer to the Student Handbook.