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  • ADMISSIONS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED IN STUDENT SERVICES FOR ALL OF BREWSTER'S PROGRAMS.

    Need to schedule an appointment with a Program Advisor? Need Academic Advising?Call (813) 276-5464 and ask for a Program Advisor.

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Steps for Enrollment

    1. Visit Student Services
    2. Complete an application
    3. Submit proof of Standard Approved High School Diploma or GED
    4. Show Social Security Card
    5. Complete Florida Residency verification
      • FL Driver's License or FL Identification
      • FL Vehicle Registration or FL Voter's Registration
      • Additional documents may also serve as verification

    (Florida Residency form for a full list of documents)

    Additional Items

    1. Attend Program Orientation
    2. Check specific program for additional program specific requirements
    3. Submit valid testing results (if applicable)

Technical Programs

  • The CASAS Goals Reading and Math tests are administered as part of the application process, when applicable.  Please see testing exemption information below.  The CASAS Goals Reading and Math tests are by appointment only. 

    https://calendly.com/brewstertechnical/goals

    Students must bring their Photo I.D., Social Security Card, and $10.00* to their appointment.  Prior to testing, applicants are asked to complete an online registration/application which will send notification to the appropriate Program Advisor.  Selected training programs require students to have a standard, approved high school diploma or GED prior to entering. 

    View specific Program Requirements>>

    The $10.00 test fee can be paid by cash, money order or credit/debit card.  A $10.00 use fee is added to all credit/debit card transactions.

    International Students

    At this time, Hillsborough Technical Colleges (HTC) does not accept international students.  HTC is permitted to accept non-citizens who hold valid Alien Registration cards or who have received a current INS form I-797C, Notice of Action, noting that they have been fingerprinted and have passed a background screening. 

    We do not participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs.  We are not an I-20 institution.  Contact Student Services for more details. 

Testing Exemptions

  • As per Florida Statutes 1004.91 and 1008.30, students are exempt from CASAS GOALS Reading, CASAS GOALS Math exit requirements if they:

    • Entered 9th grade in a FL public school in the 2003-2004 school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a Florida standard high school diploma.
    • Possess a college degree at the associate in applied science level or higher from an accredited post-secondary institution, or
    • Currently serve as an active-duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services.

ABE/GED®/ESOL Programs

    • Placement into Adult ABE/GED® programs is based on performance and skill level on the CASAS Goals test. Applicants must take the CASAS Goals prior to registration to ensure proper placement.
    • ABE/GED®/ESOL applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Placement into Adult ESOL classes is based on performance and skill level on the CASAS test to determine language proficiency. The CASAS is a pre-entry requirement and is administered at different times throughout the school year by appointment only.
    • Following the admissions test, applicants are assigned to a specific program and/or level based upon test scores.

     

    International Students

    At this time, Hillsborough Technical Colleges (HTC) does not participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs.  We are not an I-20 institution.  Contact Student Services for more details.  Students may enroll in ESOL with a valid government issued identification.