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Sarasota County Technical Institute

  • Address4748 Beneva Road, Sarasota, Florida, 34233
  • Phone #941. 924.1365
  • Websitewww.sarasotatech.org

The Sarasota County Technical Institute, part of the School Board of Sarasota County, first opened its doors in September 1967 to approximately 500 daytime students. SCTI offered 13 full-time programs in six new buildings located on the original 63-acre site, purchased by the Sarasota County School Board for $80,000.

Today, with over 75 acres on site, SCTI offers 39 training programs in:

  • Automotive & Marine Technologies
  • Business Technologies
  • Child Care Careers
  • Computer & Information Technology (IT)
  • Cosmetology Careers
  • Criminal Justice Academy
  • Digital & Web Design
  • Drafting
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Science Academy
  • Health Science
  • Restaurant & Food Services 
  • Suncoast Public Works Academy
  • Veterinary Assisting

SCTI also has an extensive continuing education program which provides training for those currently employed, courses for acquiring or extending professional licenses, and courses specifically designed for local businesses and industries to upgrade skills or meet individual needs.

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