Pinellas Technical Education Centers is a leading provider of Career and Technical education. pTEC is committed to providing training that prepares our students for successful and rewarding careers in high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations.
We provide affordable and convenient options to meet your education needs. Most of our programs can be completed in a year or less.
Choose your academic profile:
pTEC offers a selection of programs online. In addition, pTEC offers GED, short courses, and continuing education online.
Selected Pinellas County high school students can attend pTEC Tech or take classes while earning a high school diploma through Co/Dual Enrollment.
FREE training and classes to help qualified refugees learn English, get a GED, and obtain career skills and training.
Admissions Process, Requirements and Criteria
General admissions process:
Take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
- Students with an Associates degree or higher from an approved accredited college or university are exempt from taking the TABE. Please provide documentation of degree prior to enrolling.
- See counselor to discuss TABE results, additional program requirements, and breakdown of program fees. No
Financial aid, which consists of the Federal Pell Grant and various agency scholarships, is available to eligible students and is used to help students meet their educational expenses.
For a complete list of eligibility requirements and application information visit www.fafsa.gov.
Student aid reports may be subject to verification of information either
NO TESTING APRIL 29 -- SCHOOL CLOSED
TABE Test more information
|Clearwater Campus||St. Petersburg Campus|
Monday – Thursday at 7:30 a.m.
Monday and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
**Report to building 7 for morning testing.
**Report to building 10 for evening testing.
Monday and Friday at 9:00 am in Room G-1|
Q: How much does it cost to attend pTEC?
A: Tuition is currently $2.92 per clock hour for Florida residents. Each fee period is 225 hours at a cost of $657. In addition, there are one time and recurring fees, books, and tools costs for each program. Contact the Guidance office in Student Services for more details.
Q: How can I qualify for financial aid?
A: pTEC is eligible to provide