Career and Technical Education Programs

Manatee Technical College’s post-secondary career and technical education programs help prepare learners to achieve success in a rapidly changing, highly technical workplace. With over 50 programs, we offer more career training choices than any technical college in Florida. Our curriculum includes career certificate, applied technology and apprenticeship programs – each led by supportive faculty and administrators who provide coursework that incorporates both academic and occupational applications. Creating career success for over 50 years, MTC has provided students, employers and the business community in Manatee County with a strong educational foundation.

Architecture & Construction

Building Trades & Construction Design Technology
Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration

Arts, A/V Technology & Communication

Digital Design
Digital Photography Technology
Digital Video Technology

Business, Management & Administration

Accounting Operations
Administrative Office Specialist
Business Management and Analysis
Legal Administrative Specialist
Medical Administrative Specialist

Education & Training

Childcare Center Operations
Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship

Express Classes

Optometric Express
Plumbing Express

Health Science

Dental Assisting Technology and Management ATD
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – ATD
Massage Therapy
Medical Assisting
Medical Coder/Biller ATD
Medical Laboratory Assisting
Nursing Assistant (Articulated)
Optometric Assisting
Paramedic – ATD
Patient Care Technician
Pharmacy Technician
Practical Nursing (LPN)
Surgical Technology

Hospitality & Tourism

Baking and Pastry Arts
Fundamental Foodservice Skills
Hospitality and Tourism
Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality

Human Services

Facials Specialty
Nails Specialty

Information Technology

Applied Cybersecurity
Computer Systems & Information Technology
Web Development

Law, Public Safety & Security

Fire Fighter
Fire Fighter / Emergency Medical Technician – Combined
Florida Law Enforcement Academy


Advanced Manufacturing and Production Technology
CNC Production Specialist
Electrical and Instrumentation Technology 1
Industrial Technology
Machining Technologies
Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technician
Welding Technology
Welding Technology – Advanced

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Automotive Collision Technology Technician
Automotive Service Technology
Marine Service Technologies
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