Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Adult & Career Technical Education programs are designed to prepare you to enter the career of your choice through our Career Technical Education training. Additionally, our courses can help you prepare to take the citizenship exam, learn English as a second language (ESOL) and/or help you prepare for the GED (General Educational Development) or High School Diploma.
Whether you decide to learn technical skills or get a college education, our Adult Basic Education Program will provide you with the foundation needed to begin your new career. Furthermore, our programs offer GED Test preparation and high school completion courses.
Programs are specifically designed to help adults boost their levels of understanding with reading, writing, arithmetic and the basic knowledge required to enter post-secondary education training. Our post-secondary training is designed to support the local workforce.
The Adult & Career Technical Education programs will provide you pathways in the areas of Industrial/Technical, Health/Medical, Business/Computers, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Public Service.
Courses are offered at 21 main campuses conveniently located throughout Miami-Dade County. The programs are designed to meet the needs of working adults and include flexible schedules.
Workforce Florida, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, annually approves and publishes the state's Comprehensive Industry Certification List . This list is used by school districts in planning and designing programs that support their regional economies. Additions to the list are considered for occupations that are either in demand or tied to emerging industries, or meet certain other criteria.