Admissions/Enrollment Process


Step 1. Create a Student Profile by filling out an online application. Creating a Student Profile does not obligate you to or guarantee enrollment at FTC. Upon completion of your Student Profile, please contact a member of our Admissions Team at 386-447-4345 to schedule your free information session. 

Step 2. Attend Free Information Session. Speak with a campus admissions team member in person or by phone to discuss your interests in our programs and career training opportunities. If you are undecided about a career or educational pathway, the admissions team member will review your options and assist you in making an educated decision. You may schedule a tour of our facilities during your information session. 

To schedule your free information session, please call FTC’s admissions team at 386-447-4345. 
Health Careers, Commercial Vehicle Driving, and Apprenticeship Programs require a meeting with the program facilitator prior to registering. 

Step 3. Explore Financial Aid Resources (if applicable): FTC offers several ways to help fund your education including financial aid, local agency sponsorships, and scholarships. All students seeking financial aid are required to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For questions regarding financial aid, please call the FTC Financial Aid Specialist for assistance at 386-447-4345 x1199. You can also view our Financial Aid Process and Resources here.

School Code: 041583

NOTE: If student is personally financing their education, payment for fees/tuition not covered by deferment, scholarship, etc. are due one month prior to the first day of class. Payments may be made by cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, and/or credit card (3% fee assessed for credit card transactions).

Step 4. Reserve Your Seat & Start the Registration Process:
Meet with an FTC Registrar to submit identification, social security card, residency documents, education documents (GED, High School Diploma or Official Transcripts, College Official Transcripts), and program registration fees. Please bring the following to registration:

  • Completed Registration Paperwork
  • Program Registration Fees
  • Social Security Card
  • Government or School Issued Picture ID
  • High School or GED Diploma/Official Transcripts, or Proof of Enrollment in a GED Program (if required)
  • Background Check Documentation will be completed during registration (if required)
  • Eligibility for Florida In-State Tuition Rates: You must show proof of 12 consecutive months of Florida residency (choose two “A” documents or one “A” and one “B” document from the lists below)


- Florida Driver’s License or Florida State-Issued Picture ID
- Florida Vehicle Registration
- Florida Voter’s Registration
- Purchase Record and Documentation of Florida Primary Residence
- Homestead Exemption Documentation
- Full Time (30+ hours/week) Employment Records
- Lease for Apartment/House in Florida

- Declaration of Domicile
- Florida Professional/Occupational License
- Florida Incorporation
- Membership in Florida Organizations
- Documents Evidencing Family Ties in Florida
- Utility Bills and Proof of Payment of 12 Consecutive Months

For any questions regarding Registration, please contact the CTE Registrar for assistance at 386-447-4345 x1202. 

Step 5. Process Financial Aid & Obtain Funding (if applicable): Once registered for a program, call 386-447-4345 to schedule an appointment with the Financial Aid Specialist to process your FAFSA application and explore other Financial Aid resources if necessary.

NOTE: Financial Aid process completion deadline is two weeks prior to the program start date.

Step 6. Schedule Basic Skills Assessment Testing (if applicable): All students in a CTE program over 450 hours must complete the Test of Adult Basic Education or CASAS assessment test.

Students who provide proof of a college degree at the associate level of applied science or higher are exempt from assessment testing, as well as any student who is serving as an active duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Forces (documentation required).

Students who entered the 9th grade of a Florida public school no more than eight years prior to the program start date and earned a Florida standard high school diploma are exempt from assessment testing. Official transcripts must be provided to receive exemption.

Students who received a GED no more than five years prior to the program start date are exempt from assessment testing. Official transcripts must be provided to receive exemption. Students may schedule testing through the registrar’s office. Students must bring valid state-issued picture ID the day of testing.

Step 7. Attend Orientation & Obtain Parking Pass, Student ID, etc.
: All students must attend FTC Orientation at the beginning of their FTC Program. At the time of orientation, students will meet instructional and support staff members and learn what is expected of them as a student at FTC. Orientation will be held either on the first day of class or a scheduled date prior to classes starting, depending on the program. For questions regarding orientation dates and times, please contact the Program Facilitator.

Students must review the FTC Campus Handbook, Program Guide, and Code of Conduct before orientation. The registrar will notify you when to obtain a student ID badge, parking decal, and to remind you of any pertinent information you need to know prior to the start of your program.


  CTE Student Service Manager x1301
Susan McManus  CTE Registrar x1202
Sharon Kochenour  Financial Aid Specialist x1199
Vito Amato  GED/ESOL Student Service Manager x1191
Mary Engle
GED/ESOL Registrar x1194