First Coast Technical College is an integral part of the St. Johns County School District offering a wide range of career and technical education career paths to students and adults. With high completion, placement and licensure rates and responsive instructional staff, FCTC is a great choice for career success. Students can begin exploring these career options as early as 9th grade and with the Career Pathways program and dual enrollment options can be well on their way to an AA degree when they graduate high school.
FCTC students create a competitive advantage for themselves by gaining the career and technical education required to enter high-wage careers in in-demand industries. Whether it is a GED, High School completion, or technical certification aligned with high skill – high wage industries, FCTC Career Navigator students make the most of their education with the assistance of professional Career Coaches. FCTC offers workshops on professional skills, personal finance, goal setting, career and college exploration, career laddering, entrepreneurship, and much more. FCTC is also a great resource for our local employers to secure highly trained and skilled talent in a variety of programs including advanced manufacturing, hospitality and tourism, HVAC, welding, healthcare, automotive and diesel mechanics, firefighting, and much more.