Answers To Often Asked Questions
Students must be at least 16 years of age before enrolling. High school students must have completed at least one year of high school.
No, you do not need a high school diploma or GED prior to attending Cape Coral Technical College with the exception of our Health Programs.
Find out if you qualify for financial aid by contacting our Financial Aid office. There is no cost for Lee County School District high school students.
Cape Coral Technical College is eligible to provide financial aid through:
- Pell Grants
- VA Benefits
- State Scholarships
- Work Study
- Private Scholarships
Our school advisor, administration, and instructors combine efforts to provide links between employers who wish to hire students and students who are actively seeking full- or part-time employment.
Our class hours begin each weekday morning at 8:00 AM sharp and end at 2:30 PM. All students have a 30 minute lunch break. Health program hours may vary.
Yes, there are attendance rules at Cape Coral Technical College. High School students who attend Cape Coral Technical College follow the attendance policy guidelines set forth by the Lee County School Board. Adult students are expected to be in class everyday except for emergencies.
You can receive detailed information about Cape Coral Technical College’s technical career programs in a number of ways.
- Printed brochures are available in the Cape Coral Technical College office for each program.
- Our School Counselor is available by appointment.
All programs have web pages describing the program. These web pages contain e-mail links to the instructors for you to request more information or ask a question. Review our individual Programs.
For details on the cost of any program, please see the disclosure statement link at the bottom of each program page or see the Cost of Day Programs page on our web site. You may also call 574-4440 for current rates.
The TABE is a standard assessment used by technical/career schools across the state that tests levels in reading, math, and language skills. No other test can substitute for admission to Cape Coral Technical College. If a person has an associates or bachelors degree, he/she does not have to take the TABE assessment.
Remediation Skills Upgrade
You can enroll in the Learning Center at a cost of $30 per semester for Florida residents, $120 per semester for non-residents. Your test scores will be evaluated by one of our instructors and an individualized learning plan will be designed for you based on your TABE results. Students work individually, at their own pace, and seek the assistance of an instructor when needed.
Our instructors will provide you with a study plan based on your TABE results. You will remediate and retest on one subject at a time. After you pass a practice test, you will be retested on that subject only. Then, you move on to the next subject.
Since students work at their own pace, the length of time required for remediation varies. It depends on how many scores need to be upgraded and how motivated you are to bring your scores up.
You can attend as often as you like, at your convenience. You are required to attend a minimum of 4 hours per week.
Monday thru Friday, 8 am to 2:30 pm. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the hours are extended to 8 pm.
- Mondays and Thursdays between 8 am and 10 am; or,
- Tuesdays and Thursdays between 2:30 pm and 6 pm.
The $15 testing fee, a picture ID and your social security number.
Reading, Language and Mathematics.
Depending on how fast you read, a maximum of 90 minutes.