We are very excited that you’re interested in attending Lively Technical College! Your success is very important to us and admission to Lively is your first step to changing your life.

Registration Process

We are very excited that you are interested in attending Lively Technical College! Your success is very important to us and admission to Lively is your first step to changing your life.

Individuals may apply for full-time or part-time admission. Most of the training programs at Lively Technical College have minimum admission or state licensure requirements. Applicants should have the basic skills necessary for potential success in the training program and the career field they have chosen. Classes are available to assist students in improving basic academic skills.

Student Services advisors are available for academic advisement regarding program choices and career planning. Call Student Services at 850.487.7473 to speak with an advisor.


STEP 1 – Complete the Online Application

What you will need to complete your application: 

  • Two forms of documentation providing at least 12 consecutive months of residency prior to enrolling.
  • Complete Residency Affidavit. This must be completed for tuition purposes pursuant F.S. 1009.21. Documents supporting the establishment of legal residence in FL, GA, or AL must be dated, issued, or filed 12 months prior to the first day of classes of the term for which an in-state classification is sought.
  • Official transcript from high school, GED, college diploma or TABE results. For copy of GED go to myged.com

If you have difficulty uploading documents to your application we recommend submitting these documents to ltc.studentservices1@leonschools.net.


  1. Apply Here

STEP 2 – Upon receipt of your application Student Services will review your enrollment information and contact you regarding additional required documents and your next steps.

Once it has been determined by Student Services that all of the required documents, you will be directed to the Financial Aid department or Registration department

SETP 3 – Prepare for Payment

Apply for the Federal Pell Grant (FAFSA) or request documents needed for other funding methods (VA, Career Source, etc.). Students who have not established one year of residency in Florida, Georgia or Alabama will be charged Out-of-State fees.

Complete the Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online application at www.fafsa.gov

STEP 4 – Contact a Financial Aid Advisor (If you are self-pay, you may skip this step.)

Financial Aid will check for all needed financial aid documents (Pell Grant verification letter, etc.) and contact you. Be sure to notify them of any additional grants, scholarships, or waivers in order to your deferment. Financial aid advisors can be reached by contacting 850.487.7555.

Registration will not be officially complete until tuition, registration, lab and other applicable fees have been paid. Student ID and Parking Decal are included in the cost of registration.

Contact Information

Lively Technical College
Student Services, Building 9
500 N Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Email Address
Student Services: ltc.studentservices1@leonschools.net

Contact Numbers
Phone: 850.487.7473
Fax: 850.487.7430


Important Information

Health Education programs have program specific applications and application deadlines for each program. 

  1. Health Education Applications

How do I know if I am exempt from taking the TABE (Academic Skills Test)?

All students who enroll in Workforce Education Certificate Programs of 450 hours or more will complete a basic skills examination approved by the Florida Department of Education. Admission policies require that all students take an academic skills test or provide proof of acceptable forms of exemption from testing. (See below). The academic skills test measures basic skills in reading, mathematics and English/language.

You may be exempt from the academic skills test if you:

  • Possess an Associate of Applied Science Degree or higher
  • Have taken one of the following and met the required scores with in the last two years: ACT, SAT, ACCUPLACER, or P.E.R.T.
  • Earned a valid Florida standard high school diploma since 2007, official transcript required
  • Earned a GED since 2014, official transcript required. For copy transcript go to myged.com.
  • Are an active duty member of any branch in US Armed Services
  • Passed a state or national industry certification or licensure examination identified in State Board of Education rules and aligned to the career education program, which you are enrolling.

Proof of exemption status is required.


Tuition & Fees

The Leon County School Board, within the guidelines set forth by the Florida legislature, approves tuition fee schedules. For Florida residents tuition fees for a Workforce Education Certificate Program are assessed at a rate of $2.92 per hour for Florida residents and assessed a rate of $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents. Continuing Workforce Education course at a rate of $5.84 per hour for Florida residents and assessed a rate of $23.42 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

A tuition fee is assessed for all post-secondary (adult) students. Students from border states will pay resident tuition, as authorized in section 1009.22(4). Non-residents and most foreign students must pay out-of-state tuition fees. Additional costs include the purchase of all required texts, uniforms, shoes, license or certification fees, where appropriate, and certain personal materials, tools and equipment as determined by the area of training.

Students enrolled in a health education program will be required to pay an additional fee for liability insurance, a criminal background check and a drug screening fee. Drug screenings will be conducted randomly.

All students are offered the opportunity to purchase student accidental insurance through a carrier approved by the Leon county School Board. Students are encouraged to purchase the policy, especially those enrolling in shop courses that have exposure to potentially dangerous materials and equipment. Student insurance forms are available in Student Services.