Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose Miami Dade Technical Centers?

  • Certification and licensure programs
  • Certified Instructors
  • Low cost tuition
  • Day and evening classes
  • Multiple locations
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify (must speak with a
    financial aid officer at the site)
  • Apprenticeship programs available

2. What do I need to register?

  • Two forms of Identification; one must be a picture id and the
    other to establish that you live in the State of Florida.
  • Apprentices must coordinate through the local union

3. Are these classes accredited?

  • Yes, by the Counsel on Occupational Education (COE).

4. Where are the schools located?

  • Training is provided in 21 locations throughout the county.

5. When do classes start?

  • Academic Calendar
  • However, there is open entry for most programs

6. Do I need a high school diploma or GED to register?

  • Only certain programs require a high school diploma or GED. Contact
    the counselor at the school you wish to attend for more information.
  • If you do not have a high school diploma we provide classes that
    will help you get one. We also offer GED prep classes as well.

7. Do you have classes online?

  • Vocational classes are NOT offered online.

8. What is the age requirement to enroll?

  • Minimum of 16 years of age with parent consent, not currently enrolled in high school.

9. What types of programs do you offer?

10. How do I register?

  • Contact the counselor at the school you choose to attend.