Enrollment for Continuing Education Programs
Through its continuing education program, FCCJ offers a wide variety
of continuing workforce education and recreation courses. These
courses are offered through out the community college district wherever
the need exists and adequate facilities are available. Courses are
taught in public schools, industrial plants, commercial office buildings,
on all the campuses and centers of the College, and other suitable
locations. The length and frequency of meet ings for classes differ
and are determined by the type and objectives of each course.
The primary purpose of these courses is to
provide individuals with the training needed to upgrade or broaden
their present skills and enhance their occupational opportunities.
This training also provides the business and industrial community
with trained personnel.
The College maintains close liaison with outside
agencies to facilitate the educational and training needs of the
community. These groups include: program advisory committees,
professional and civic organizations, governmental agencies, business
and industry as well as various other groups.
A high school diploma is not required for enrollment in most continuing
workforce education courses, but students must be at least 16
New participants in the College's continuing
education programs must submit a membership application and the
$15 application fee.
Non-resident aliens may enroll in continuing
work force education courses; however, the College will not issue
immigration papers based on this enrollment. Nonresident aliens
must pay out-of-state tuition for all classes except self-supporting
Specialized Continuing Education Programs
Numerous education programs are offered to
meet the needs of professionals by updating knowledge and skills
required for current practice.
Topics and locations will vary to meet the
diverse needs of the community. Current areas of emphasis include
health and nursing, computer information technology, insurance,
real estate, financial planning and event management. For information
FCCJ offers coursework for teachers interested
in updating their skills, adding to their content or renewing
their teaching certificate. They can select from a variety of
courses including English, history, psychology, science, mathematics
Since 1984, FCCJ has been a leader in providing
Northeast Florida with quality teleconferencing services. These
satellite telecasts link audiences to prominent speakers and experts
throughout the region, across the continent and around the globe.
FCCJ sponsors special teleconference events
featuring local speakers, panel discussions, work shops and networking
sessions on such topics as Insurance, Health Care, Law, Education,
Computers, the Internet and the Environment.
FCCJ is part of a statewide network of over
30 satellite downlink sites and offers C- and Ku-Band downlinking,
off-satellite taping, a variety of local meeting sites for large
and small groups, catering, event planning and registration assistance,
large screen projection, direct phone lines and fax machines,
expert technical support and a trained staff. For information
Professional Development and Self-Enrichment
A variety of courses are offered for professional
development and self enrichment. Brochures are avail able for
a wide variety of courses that provide new skills, help develop
new and exciting interests and offer opportunities to have fun
while in pursuit of lifelong learning goals. For information call