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FAQs for Future Students
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The tech college provides training in over 50 different occupations. Each training occupation contains a series of required and elective courses. To receive a certificate of completion students must complete all of the required and required number of elective courses on the training outline. Training time ranges from one month to 18 months depending on the training occupation selected.
The tech college is open year round to full- and part-time adult and high school students. In most programs, students may enroll as soon as they have tested and met entrance guidelines. The Practical Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Apprenticeship, Cosmetology and a few other programs have specific start dates. Those dates are posted on the enrollment dates Web page .
In a competency based education system, you are allowed to learn and progress at a rate comfortable for you. When you have mastered the skills and competencies for the class, you move to the next class. Most of the training is demonstration and hands-on with more one on one with the instructor. Requests for tutors are not considered an accommodation based on 504 title requirements. However, the ADA Counselor or other counselors can assist by finding resources to assist with this request.
Students are required to pay for one month of tuition and their monthly lab fees before beginning their training. Tuition and lab fees are then due every month, in advance of coursework, according to the number of hours enrolled. Books and other supplies may be purchased in the Bookstore.
The Financial Aid Office located in Student Services can provide information and applications for 1) state and federal grants, 2) college scholarships and awards, and 3) Veterans Administration aid.
Day classes are offered Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Many evening classes are offered Monday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Please check with the Enrollment Office for specific classes and the hours and days they are taught.
There are some programs that can be completed by attending in the evening but in the majority of the programs, at some point in the training, a student must arrange to attend classes during the day.
Every training program offered at the tech college is based on job forecasts and employment openings received directly from the Utah Department of Workforce Services and businesses in the Ogden-Weber region. Employer Advisory Teams assist in each program area and provide information on employment opportunities for our students.
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 enrollment dates Web page: http://www.owatc.edu/academics/program-status/
 adults: http://www.owatc.edu/future-students/enrollment/adult-students/
 high school students: http://www.owatc.edu/future-students/enrollment/high-school-students/
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