Enrollment and Registration for Certificate
Florida Community College offers many postsecondary training programs
which prepare students to enter a new career. Each of these programs
prepares students to enter a specific occupation or one of a cluster
of related occupations. To complete a program, students must demonstrate
that they have mastered specific job-related performance requirements
as well as communication and computation competencies. Upon the
completion of a program, students will be awarded a postsecondary
Postsecondary job preparatory programs vary
in length from 20 to 1,500 hours. Students entering programs which
are 450 hours or more are required to be assessed in basic reading,
mathematics and language skills. Prior to the completion of their
respective programs, those students who score below the prescribed
grade levels on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) will
be required to enroll in basic skills training (VPI) and be retested
to demonstrate attainment of the prescribed skill level for their
respective programs of study.
Enrollment Procedures for students entering
vocational programs are as follows:
Complete and submit an FCCJ Membership Application, along with
the $15 fee. Applications are available through the Enrollment
Services office at each campus or by calling the Collegewide
Information Center at 904.646.2300.
If you are interested in receiving financial aid, call or visit
the Enrollment Services office on campus. The Collegewide Information
Center (904.646.2300) can also mail you an application for federal
If you haven't already decided on a career goal and FCCJ program
of study, make an appointment with a counselor at the Career
Development Center on campus.
After submitting your FCCJ membership application, contact the
assessment and certification center on campus and take the required
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
Make an appointment with the manager of the vocational program
in which you plan to enroll. The program manager will advise
you regarding which classes to take first. If you are not sure
who to call, call 904.646.2300.
During the appropriate registration period, register for the
courses you plan to take this term by Touch-Tone, the Web or
Tuition and fees must be paid by the payment deadline. Payment
may be made by mail or by visiting the Business Affairs office
on campus. Upon payment, we will mail you your class schedule
and fee statement.
- Obtain a student identification Lifetime Member
Card on campus.
parking decal will be mailed to you.
Developmental education is offered to non-credit
students at various locations. The goal is to assist students
who need additional help in improving their reading, math or language
skills to earn their certificate. Program strategies include:
- reading courses that may be taken for high school credit,
- individualized instruction in reading,
- tutoring, and
- diagnostic and prescriptive teaching in the Vocational Preparatory
Instruction (VPI) labs and classes in the areas of mathematics,
English and reading.
For more information call 904.633.8360.
Registration dates will vary by program category
and campus. Students should contact the program adviser for specific
Schedule changes, commonly known as add-drop,
will be allowed in accordance with the schedule established by
the registrar each term.
The College reserves the right to suspend,
terminate or retroactively cancel the enrollment of any student
for either of the following reasons:
- disciplinary reasons or
- non-payment of course fees when payment is due, including
non-payment resulting from dishonored checks or charge cards.
- failure to meet the minimum standards of progress.
Students requesting enrollment certification
for educational benefits must be admitted to and be enrolled in
a vocational program. Full time attendance requirements range
from 20 to 30 clock hours per week. The minimum may vary by program
and agency requirement. Veterans should refer to the Student Services
section, Veteran Affairs, in the catalog for information. Students
may also contact Veteran Affairs located in the Enrollment Services
office on each campus.