High School and Dual Enrollment Programs

First Coast Technical College provides students with the opportunity to take technical classes or electives while taking required academic courses at their home high school. Students typically earn 1 to 3 credits per year by enrolling in a technical program that last at least two periods. 

Opportunity Awaits Course Progression

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Students who have completed credits in comparable technical courses at their high schools may receive credit for those competencies enabling them to begin their technical program at an advanced level. Students receive industry level training in a work environment lab. Dual enrollment students are exempt from paying tuition. Some programs will also require uniforms or safety equipment to be purchased.

FCTC Program Options

Career Technical Secondary and Dual Enrollment Programs include:

Dual Enrollment

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology
  • Landscape & Turf Management
  • Nursery Management
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diesel Technologies
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Welding Technologies

High School Secondary

  • Agriscience
    • Horticulture Science and Service
  • Culinary Arts
  • Cosmetology
    • Facials Specialty
    • Nails Specialty
  • Early Childhood Education

Minimum Requirements for Enrollment:

  • Good attendance and discipline record
  •  2.0 unweighted GPA for dual enrollment only
  • On track for graduation
  • Room in the students schedule for a minimum of two consecutive periods. Also please be advised some courses may require additional periods.

Application Process:

Dual Enrollment

High School Secondary

Completed applications must be submitted by:

Summer/Fall 2021-22     Application due to FCTC by March 15th

Spring 2021- 22                  Applications due to FCTC by October 29th
*Please note that classes may be limited in the spring