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Admission and Registration Procedures

Admissions Requirements and Procedures/Post-Secondary Students

Welcome to Sheridan Technical College! The following are the steps to enrollment:

1. Attend Orientation

Program specific orientation is held Monday through Thursday. Refer to the next page for the orientation schedule.

To register for orientation:

  • Main (Hollywood) Campus: Report to Building 11, Office of Student Affairs no later than 8:30 a.m.
  • West (Pembroke Pines) Campus: Report to the main office no later than 8:00 a.m.

2. Apply for Financial Assistance (OPTIONAL)

Prospective students requesting financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Please refer to the How to Apply for Financial Aid flyer (attached) for instructions. Also attached, is the Community Resource List which identifies agencies that provide financial assistance for post-secondary education. Delays in completing the FAFSA may affect your ability to register on time. This step can be completed simultaneously with admissions.

3. Take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)***New test registration procedures starting November 13, 2018***

Students enrolled in a postsecondary program of 450 hours or more are required to take and pass a basic skills test in order to receive
a vocational certificate at the time of program completion.  The TABE computer-based test assesses students in the areas of reading, math and language. Test accommodations may be available for individuals who self-identify as having a documented disability. Requests for accommodations must be made prior to testing via the Exceptional Education Specialist.

Main (Hollywood) Campus: (Pre-registration required)

  • Pre-registration (Building 11): Appointments for the TABE test must be scheduled at least one business day before the desired
    test day. Individuals enrolling the day before the desired test day must do so no later than 10:00 a.m. Those registering more
    than one day in advance can register M-TH 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. or F 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please report to Building 11, Office
    of Student Affairs to start the registration process. A $15.00 test fee and valid state or government issued picture ID is required.
  • Test Schedule (Building 12): Testing is available M-TH at 8:30 a.m. and will take approximately 4.5 to 5 hours. On the
    scheduled test day, report to the lobby in Building 12 by 8:30 a.m. with a valid state or government issued picture ID and test
    registration receipt.

West (Pembroke Pines) Campus: (Pre-registration not required)

  • Registration (Main Office): No appointment required. Please report to the Main Office no later than 8:00 a.m. to register for
    same day testing. A $15.00 test fee and valid state or government issued picture ID is required.
  • Test Schedule (Main Office): Testing is available T, W, F at 8:30 a.m. and will take approximately 4.5 to 5 hours

4. Counselor Interview

You must meet with your program counselor/advisor to finalize the admissions process. Topics to be discussed include: TABE scores, TABE exemption, remediation, Florida residency for tuition purposes, etc. Test scores cannot be provided over the phone. Counselor contact information and office hours are available on the next page (no appointment necessary).

Items to provide:

  • Valid picture ID
  • Two (2) acceptable proof of FL residency (list attached)
  • Completed Florida Residency Declaration form (form attached—use black ink only)
  • Documentation for Basic Skills (TABE) exemption (if applicable-see back page for required documents)
  • Proof of name change and/or additional documents may be required (if applicable)

5. Register for Class

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Prospective students can register upon receiving an acceptance letter. Registration is held throughout the year, so verify course availability and registration dates with the program counselor/advisor. Textbooks, uniforms, kits and all other required supplies must be purchased prior to the first day of class.

The Registration Office schedule is as follows:

  • Main (Hollywood) Campus: Report to Building 12, M-Th 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. & F 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • West (Pembroke Pines) Campus: Report to the registration window, M-F 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Basic Skills Exemption (TABE)

You may be exempt from the TABE if you:

  • Entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the 2003-2004 school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a Florida standard high school diploma (official high school transcript required);
  • Possess a college degree at the associate in applied science (AAS) level or higher from an accepted accredited college or university (official diploma or transcript required);
  • Demonstrate readiness via the 2014 GED®, P.E.R.T, ACT, SAT, WBST and/or GAIN (official test results required);
  • Active duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services (paper order or ID card required);
  • Pass a state or national industry certification or licensure examination that is identified in State Board of Education rules and aligned to the CTE program in which the student is enrolled (official test results required); or
  • Enrolled in an apprenticeship program that is registered with FDOE.

Contacts/Office Hours/Orientation Schedule

Counselor/Advisor Programs Orientation Office Hours


Victor Calderon



• Accounting Operations

• Administrative Office Specialist

• Business Computer Programming

• Accounting Operations

• Business Management & Analysis

• Computer Systems & Information Technology

• Court Reporting Technology and Court Reporting 1 & 2

• Legal Administrative Specialist

• Medical Administrative Specialist

• Network Support Services (CISCO)

• Network Systems Administration

• Web Development


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Main Campus


8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

*Unavailable during orientation

(Wednesday: 9 a.m.-10 a.m.)


Jessica Clark



• Barbering/Cosmetology

• Child Care Center Operations

• Culinary Arts

• Early Childhood Education

• Facials Specialty

• Hospitality & Tourism

• Massage Therapy


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Main Campus


7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

*Unavailable during orientation (Tuesday: 9 a.m.-10 a.m.)


Dorie Copeland



• Medical Coder-Biller – ATD

• Medical Record Transcribing

• Patient Care Technician

• Pharmacy Technician

• Phlebotomy

• Practical Nursing

• Surgical Technology


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Main Campus


8:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.


10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

*Unavailable during orientation (Monday: 9 a.m.-10 a.m.)


Joni McLaurine



• Adv. Auto: GM ASEP/Ford ASSET/MCAP

• Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Tech.

• Automotive Collision Technology Technician

• Automotive Service Technology

• Carpentry

• Electricity

• Nissan Automotive Technician Training: NATT

• Plumbing Technology


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Main Campus


8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

*Unavailable during orientation (Thursday: 9 a.m.-10 a.m.)


June Barocas



• Audi Automotive Service Training: AAST

• Commercial Class “B” Driving

• Commercial Vehicle Driving

• Diesel Maintenance Technician

• Practical Nursing – West


8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

West Campus


7:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.

*Unavailable during orientation (Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.)

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Ervean Shannon-Goff




Joanne Santana




Vera Fernandez