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First Coast Career Tech is a division of Florida State College at Jacksonville and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (“SACS”) to award the baccalaureate and associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida State College at Jacksonville.
Florida Community College at Jacksonville
May 26, 2019
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Employment Restrictions
FCCJ has no restrictions on age or physical conditions of students. However, students desiring to pursue a career in air traffic control should take note of the following FAA requirements:
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must pass an Air Traffic-Selection and Training (AT-SAT) or Office of Personnel Management (OPM) examination administered by the FAA.
30-year-old maximum age restriction for employment in terminal or en route options.
Security screening background check
Must meet the medical requirements of FAR 65 and 67 (FAA Class II Pilot medical while in a student status).
The ATC program requires extensive reading and interpretation of technical information. The ATC Specialist requires good hand/eye coordination and English language proficiency. Students should be aware that completing the program requirements does not guarantee employment with the FAA.
This program does not provide a Florida state technical certificate but does provide a Florida Community College certificate.
To meet the minimum requirements for consideration for acceptance to the Aviation Operations AT-CTI program, students must:
Be accepted for admission or be currently enrolled at Florida Community College.
Have completed the Aviation Operations AT-CTI application by the application deadline for the term for which they are applying.
Complete the prerequisites prior to the application deadline. A grade of at least a “C” must be achieved, and an overall GPA of 2.0 must be maintained.