George T. Baker Aviation Technical College's overall admission policy provides all students an opportunity to complete a vocational program with no preconceived perception of their ability to achieve. Students are counseled on academic expectations and basic skills requirements.
The Admission Policy of George T. Baker Aviation Technical College is:
Any person at least 16 years of age who has graduated or withdrawn from high school may enroll as an adult student.
Any high school student attending Miami-Dade County Public Schools may enroll on a shared-time basis with a recommendation from the high school counselor. Additionally, high school students may register in adult classes under certain circumstances.
General information and an application for admission can be received by visiting the school between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
Applicants holding an F-1 (academic) and M-1 (vocational) student visas should register at the New Student Reception Center office located at 489 E. Drive, Miami, FL 33166. The phone number for the New Student Reception Center is 305-883-1445. After this initial registration, they should follow the regular registration procedures at George T. Baker Aviation Technical College. All other foreign/non-resident students may register at the school.
Ability to Benefit
Applicants 16 years of age or older without a high school diploma or GED showing an interest in the programs offered at the school are admitted based on their ability to benefit from these programs. The school’s overall admission policy provides all students an opportunity to complete a vocational program with no preconceived perception of their ability to achieve.
All applicants are counseled on academic expectations and basic skills requirements. If a student fails to show progress or lacks the ability to profit from the instruction, the student may be referred to counseling for a program re-evaluation. The student may also be referred to other programs within the school or the county.
All students are tested within the first six weeks of their enrollment period. Students enrolled in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician program are exempted from TABE requirements if they pass the FAA license examination. Students with a college degree are exempted from taking the TABE test. Students enrolled in the Avionics program are also exempted from TABE requirements if they pass the FCC license examination. Students without a high school diploma or GED who will be attending George T. Baker Aviation Technical College and utilizing Title IV funds will be administered The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. This test will be used to determine the eligibility of those prospective students who wish to attend under the Ability to Benefit law.
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