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Florida Technical College

Florida Technical College - Tampa, FL


Florida Technical College was founded in 1982 to provide post-secondary training in specialized business fields. The main campus in Orland opened in 1982, followed by the Lakeland campus in 1990, and the DeLand campus in 1997. Classes began at the Kissimmee, Pembroke Pines, and Tampa campuses in 2011, and the South Miami campus opened in 2015.

After 40 years of serving Florida’s educational needs, Florida-Technical College has merged with NUC University which until now had been a sister Institution. In addition, NUC University brought two other colleges under its umbrella, The Digital Animation & Visual Effects (DAVE) School in Florida and IBC Institute in Puerto Rico, for a combined total of 15 campuses and 20,000 students in both Puerto Rico and Florida.

Below are the programs offered at Florida Technical College’s campuses (not all programs are offered at all locations):

  • Beauty
  • Business
  • Construction Trades
  • Health
  • Culinary Arts
  • Information Technology

Choose what is right for you. Enhance your learning experience by enrolling in one of our Hybrid/blended programs, which combine on-ground and online instruction. Complete your interactive assignments online and come to campus for your practice labs for a convenient and interactive learning experience! Here are just some of the benefits of the blended programs: Class Schedule Flexibility, Online Courses Available 24/7, Online Assignments, Hands-On Labs, Face-to-Face with the Instructor, On-Ground and Online Campus Experience in a Blended Environment. (Not offered for all programs).

FTC offers degrees and diplomas in many specialties. The best way to learn more about us is to schedule an appointment with an admissions representative and take a no-obligation tour of one of our campuses.

Electrical - Diploma

In the Electrical Diploma Program, students will develop technical skills and practical knowledge within the electrical trade. They will perform installation tasks, services, and repairs. Graduates from this program will apply their acquired skills in the fulfillment of positions as electrical assistants. Students are eligible for certification of completion for: OSHA 10 Safety Training Course, NCCER Core Curriculum, NCCER Electrical Level 1, 2, and 3.

A total of 720 contact hours is required and divided into 200 lecture hour and 520 lab hours. Employment opportunities include Electrician’s Helper/apprentice (residential. Commercial, and industrial electrical systems), and Maintenance and Repair Workers.


*These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Some positions may require a license or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire.


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