Adult Career & Technical Education Application Information

  • Applications may be completed before or after meeting with a School Counselor.

    Should you choose to complete it prior to meeting with a counselor, please contact Student Services upon completion so that we may speak with you reagarding the next steps. *NOTE: If you've applied to STC in the past, you may receive an error noting that 'Your Social Security Number is already in use'. If this is the case, please leave the Social Security Number field blank and continue with your application.


Adult Application Process

  • School Counselors will discuss your career goals with you. Persons at least 16 years of age and not enrolled in high school may apply for adult admission via the following steps.

    1. Call STC @ 941-924-1365
     Schedule an appointment with a school counselor to discuss Suncoast Programs, Services, Costs, and Financial Aid.

    2. Complete an STC Application.
    Programs leading to licensure and certification require additional information.

    3. Pay your $45 application fee.

    4. Take a Basic Skills Test if required.
    *All Criminal Justice Academy Applicants must take the CJBAT/FBAT.

    5. Meet with a school counselor. 
    Review test results, receive information about specific programs, and enroll in your selected program.

    NOTE: Some programs require additional fees for background checks and/or other application procedures.