Brewster Technical College

Get Your Career In One Year




Schedule an appointment with a Program Advisor at 813.276.5464

Steps for Enrollment

  1. Visit Student Services
  2. Verify Florida Residency
  4. Additional Items
  6. Attend Program Orientation
    FL Driver’s License or ID
  • FL Vehicle Registration or Voter’s Registration
  • Additional documents may also serve as verification
    (view Florida Residency form for a full list of documents)
  • Social Security Card
  • Standard, Approved High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid TABE test results (if applicable)

Technical Programs

  • The TABE Survey test is administered as part of the application process,when applicable. Please see TABE Exemptions information below.
  • The TABE test is given every Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. and at 6:00 p.m. to provide guidance related to an applicant's educational needs. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., respectively. Students must bring their Photo I.D. and $5.00 cash.
  • Prior to the TABE test, 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. (“approved high school diploma” is a hyperlink to our list)
  • To view specific Program Requirements, click here (hyperlink to Program Requirements)

TABE Exemptions

  • 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 serving 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 TABE test. Applicants must take the TABE 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.
  • Following the admissions test, applicants are assigned to a specific program and/or level based upon test scores.

Students with a Disability

Brewster Technical College Students with disabilities are to self-disclose and request accommodations.  Once the Program Advisor receives documentation of a disability from qualified professionals (Psychologist, School Records, Vocational Rehabilitation, etc.) 504 eligibility will be determined.  When a student is determined eligible for a 504, a 504 accommodation plan will be written and the student will receive accommodations within the allowances of program competencies. Students will be provided the least restrictive educational environment to the maximum extent appropriate.

Technical College
2222 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Tuesday at 9:00 AM
First come, first serve

TABE Test Resources
Photo ID required
Testing Fee: $10 cash only


Appointments must be made in person

Please call for information



Photo ID required
Testing Fee: $10 cash only

About Brewster

Brewster Technical College is a public post-secondary technical college that is part of Hillsborough County Public Schools. Brewster Technical College offers hands-on learning that provides the relevant training and job skills required by business and industry.  In addition, Brewster Technical College offers adult basic education (GED, English language acquisition and Applied Academics for Adult Education).

Thank You Hillsborough County Voters for Supporting our Schools by passing the Referendum!


Information on this form is for Florida Department of Education reporting requirements ONLY. This information WILL NOT be used to determine program eligibility or admission. Courses and programs are offered as part of the adult education program of Hillsborough County Schools under the direction of the School Board of Hillsborough County.
No person shall, on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin or handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity under the direction of the local education agency.



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