Miami-Dade County Public Schools Money-Back Guarantee | Adult & Career Technical Education
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Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Office of Postsecondary Career and Technical Education

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Technical Colleges provide a unique money-back guarantee for students who are unable to secure employment in their field of study within six months of completing their program. This guarantee applies to the following programs:

  • Aviation Powerplant Mechanics
  • Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning/Refrigeration HVAC/R) 1
  • Medical Assisting
To be eligible for a refund of out-of-pocket expenses, students must fulfill all of the following criteria.

Attendance: Students must have attended at least 90% of the scheduled program hours.

Academic Performance: Students must have achieved a grade of B+ (87-89) or higher in all coursework.

Career Fair Participation: Students are required to attend the annual career fair organized by the colleges.

Job Search Effort: Students must provide documentation of having applied to a minimum of five jobs and having scheduled interviews.

Career Planning: Students must engage in the following career planning activities with the college’s career services department:

  • Consultation with a Job Placement Specialist or Student Services Designee at least once during enrollment.
  • Acquisition of all program certificates and Licenses.
  • Submission of an updated resume on file.
  • Completion of the technical college’s exit survey.
  • Fulfillment of all other program specific requirements.