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?

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. How do I register?

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


Program Options

  • 65+ job training programs
  • Day & Evening Classes
  • Council on Occupational Education Accreditation
  • Industry Certified Instructors
  • Joint Apprenticeship Programs


  • No large loans to pay back
  • Lowest cost training in Miami-Dade
  • Financial Aid is available
  • Earn while you learn
  • FREE joint apprenticeship programs