To meet the minimum age for enrollment in the Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald a student must be eighteen,* or be a high school graduate or GED recipient. The enrollment of high school students requires special agreement between the Tennessee Board of Regents, the local Board of Education, the Center, and/or student as applicable. Steps in filing an application are as follows:
l. Contact the Tech Center to obtain an application form.
2. Complete application and file it with the Tech Center’s Student Services Office. (Applicants are contacted by mail as to a time of interview and initial assessment prior to a scheduled date of enrollment.)
3. Discuss primary vocational objectives with the Student Services Office, as needed.
4. Each student enrolling in a full time program will undergo the Technology Foundations Assessment Program; program requirements may vary. If a student is found deficient in reading, writing, mathematics, or study skills, he or she will attend the Tech Center’s Technology Foundations program as a part of the instructional day. This highly individualized activity is designed to assist the student in making satisfactory progress in his/her chosen program.
5. Although neither a high school diploma nor a GED is required for admission, all students are encouraged to pursue such and will normally be enrolled in a GED preparation program while pursuing their technical training. Adult Education is located near campus. The GED test is administered on campus monthly.
6. Those applicants enrolling without a high school diploma or GED may be referred for an ability to benefit test if financial aid is desired. Testing is also available to assist with the selection of a suitable program.
*Note: Licensed Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology and Cosmetology have additional admissions requirements. Some programs may require background checks and drug testing.
MMR and Varicella (Chicken Pox) Requirements for new students in a full time program.
The Tennessee Board of Regents has mandated that all TBR schools obtain proof of immunization.
*You must provide a copy of your shot records if born after 1957. Records must show proof of two (2) doses of the MMR vaccine.
*If born after 1980 you must also show proof of two (2) doses of the Varicella vaccine.
Effective July 1, 2011 all students enrolled in Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology, or CNA programs must provide proof of immunity to Hepatitis B before having patient contact. The Hepatitis B vaccine is administered in 3 doses over a period of 6 months. This requirement is in addition to all other immunization requirements for enrollment to TTCH. Vaccination requirements are to be provided when application is submitted.
High School Students
High school students may attend the Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald to obtain a technical portion of high school credits and obtain dual enrollment credits and/or hours toward program completion. High school students are enrolled accordingly through a special agreement with a school’s Board of Education and/or through Dual Enrollment Grant Applications. High school students are treated as adults while on campus; however, they are subject to the high school’s rules and requirements, as well as those of TTC-Hohenwald. High school students may not leave the Technology Center campus without the prior consent of high school officials and that of the High School Liaison and TTC-Hohenwald instructor.
NOTE: Program hours completed as a high school student does accumulate toward completion requirements of the program in earning both certificates and diplomas and toward hours requirements of financial aid.
*NOTE: Some classes, such as Cosmetology and Practical Nursing, require certain additional physical and educational requirements as listed below:
COSMETOLOGY: The Center may only enroll a student who is at least 16 years of age (age requirement for high school students only) and has completed at least two (2) years of high school or the equivalent.
PRACTICAL NURSING: Practical Nursing application forms are only available at the Mandatory Information Session which is held twice annually. You MUST attend the session to apply. To receive an information / reminder letter on the next Information Session you can submit a request form. The Center may only enroll an individual who has a high school diploma or its equivalent, and has successfully passed the entrance exam. Applicants are admitted by rank of score on the entrance exam with submission of completed application packet and process. The exam is administered to all Practical Nursing applicants. Applicants are notified of place, date, time, and cost at the Mandatory Information Session.
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY: Surgical Technology application forms are only available at the Mandatory Information Session which is held once a year. You MUST be at the session to apply. To receive an information / reminder letter on the next Information Session you can submit a request form. The Center may only enroll an individual who has a high school diploma or its equivalent, and has successfully passed the entrance exam. The exam is administered to all Surgical Technology applicants. Applicants are notified of place, date, time, and cost at the Mandatory Information Session.
*You can find the most current mandatory information session dates by clicking on the view calendar link located in the upcoming dates box.
* Fees are reviewed and may be adjusted in October each year and are subject to change without notice.
Financial Aid accepted at TTCH includes:
Federal Pell Grant
Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant (TN Education Lottery Scholarship Program)
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
Federal Work Study
Tennessee Student Assistance Award
To apply for the federal financial aid listed above go to:
TTC Hohenwald School Code: 014126
Need help with the online financial aid forms? TTC Hohenwald's computer lab is available on most Thursdays at 9:00am by appointment only; please call 931-796-5351 to schedule a time with our student services staff.
National Center for Educational Statistics has a college navigator website available for prospective students to research information about postsecondary institution choices.
college.gov is being built by the U.S. Dept. of Education in collaboration with students. This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools).
Contact your local Tennessee Career Center to determine eligibility for:
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) - Dislocated Workers
Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development (TAA) - Dislocated Workers
Financial Aid also accepted at TTCH includes:
Veterans Assistance (click here for VA website link)
DEADLINES: Students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA application as soon as possible after January 1st while enrolled.
For further information and application requirements contact our Financial Aid Office.