Surgical Technology Program
-Feb 8 - Tabe testing- 12-3 PM
-March 8th-Tabe testing & enrollment Fair- 12-3 PM
-March 22nd- TABE testing & Enrollment Fair- 4:30-7:30
-April 12th & 26th- TABE testing & Enrollment Fair- 4:30-7:30
-May 10 & 24- TABE testing & Enrollment Fair- 4:30-7:30
April 13th & 14th- WV SKILLS
-May 10- BFCC seniors Graduation
- June 19- Last day 215 employees
-June 22- Adult Ed/Financial Aid Office Last day of term-Office closed 6/22-7/11
-June 29th -Last day 240 employees
-July 11- 1st day 240 Employees
-July 17- 18-19 Adult classes begin (ELEC; HVAC; ST; WELD)
-Aug 1- 1st day 215 employees
-Aug 14- 1st day 200 employees
-Aug 20- 18-19 Adult Blended class begins (Diesel)
Aug 20- 1st day 18-19 high school students
2018-19 Adult Classes Begin July 17, 2018
Adult technical programs put you on the path to a well-paying career. Read about the opportunities in the HVAC field:
Fall Newsletter is here!
The New Surgical Technology Program is slated to begin July 2018.
Click here for more information.
Check back in September for evening classes offered.
Accepting Applications for January 2019 Heavy Equipment Operations and Preventative Maintenance Class.
Financial Aid/Adult Education Office Hours:
Hours subject to change due to director's schedule
Wednesday: 8AM- 12 PM & 1-3
Thursday: 9AM-12 PM
Friday: Out of Office
Lunch hour: 12-1PM daily
See Monthly Calendar below for specific days/time periods when the office will be closed
Schedule Office Appt: click here.
Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) changes beginning 2017-18
TABE testing now offered on the 2nd and 4th Thursday - as scheduled - from 12-3:00 and/or 4:30-7:30 Click here to register
The TABE test is a requirement for enrollment in Adult Technical Education at Ben Franklin.
If Requesting TABE TEST indicate which date you prefer: ALLOW 3 HOURS FOR TABE TESTING
TABE testing will resume in September for student enrolling in Jan. 2019 Heavy Equipment class and late January for students enrolling in July '19 classes.
**Any student who has not taken the TABE test by May 25th will be placed on the wait list and will be notified in July if they will be eligible to start classes for the July session.
***Dates and times are subject to cancellation
Walk-ins are accepted on Weds. and Thursdays , but sessions cannot be guaranteed without a scheduling request.
The FAFSA application process has changed.
The most significant change is the application's availability beginning in October as of October 1, 2016.
Click here for more information on the changes.
-Classes that begin in July include: (click classes for more information)
Electrical Technician -
Coming July 2018:
Blended Classes beginning in August include:
-Classes that begin in Jan. include: (click classes for more information)
Heavy Equipment Operations and Preventative Maintenance
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