Programs are open to young and mature individuals who have the sincere desire of self-improvement and training for a career opportunity in the computer graphic design, computer business applications, electrical, refrigeration & a/c, medical assistant, and plumbing technology fields.
There are no pre-requisites for previous experience or training. The school encourages applications from qualified students from all cultural, racial, religious and ethnic groups. As a minimum, however, an applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) to be enrolled as a regular student. Students who do not have a high school diploma, or who have not passed the General Education Development Test (GED), but are beyond the compulsory age of education in the state of Florida, and who have demonstrated that they posess an Ability to Benefit (ATB) from the training offered at the institution can also be enrolled as a regular student. These students will not be accepted for enrollment and will not be allow to start classes until they take and pass the ATB exam.
All students who have graduated and do not have a copy of a High School diploma will be required to sign a statement of when and where they graduated or obteined a GED, and must take and pass and ATB exam administered by the school’s independent testor.
If an applicant is unable to achieve the minimum acceptable scores for the program of his or her choice, the applicant may reapply for admission after two (2) days. If the student applies for financial aid, no aid will be disbursed until the student takes and passes the ATB exam.
To pass the Wonderlic Ability to Benefit test (Scholastic Level IV, administered in Spanish) the student must obtain a minimum score required per program. This exam requires 12 minutes to administer.
If the test is given in English, the student must pass the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) and obtain a score of 210 in quantitative, and 200 in verbal proficiency. The WBST requires 40 minutes to administer.
A student may apply for Federal Financial Aid under the ATB criteria if he/she had attended or was enrolled in an eligibility program at any Title IV Institution prior to July 1, 2012. A first time student applying for Federal Financial Aid after July 1, 2012 must hold a GED or High School diploma.