Admissions & Aid

Take the Next Step 

You’ve already taken the first step toward turning your passion into a successful career, just by visiting our website. The next step is to see if you qualify for admission to Western Technical College. That’s where the Office of Admissions will help you. We have resources that can help you choose the best program; understand application policies and procedures, deadlines and financial aid.

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Eligibility for All Programs

To be eligible for any technical training program, you must meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED)
  • Be 17 years of age or older

Some programs may require specialized assessment prior to acceptance.

Please refer to school catalog for program specific requirements.

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Because different versions of the examination are administered, you may retake an entrance exam on the same day.

Driver's License Requirement

It is preferred that students have a valid driver’s license before entering the school.  However, to be accepted into the Automotive, Performance Tuning, Light Duty Diesel, Diesel Technology, and Refrigeration programs, in addition to the general admissions requirements and enrollment procedure, a prospective student must possess a valid driver’s license before starting class. Students must maintain a valid driver’s license throughout the course of their program. Employers may require students to have a driver’s license in the U.S.  


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