Prospective Student FAQ

How do I apply?

You can find the application process by clicking here

What programs do you have?

You can find a list of all the programs AVTEC offers by clicking here 

When do programs start?

You can find program starts dates by clicking here 

How much does it cost?

You can find program costs by clicking here 

Do you have housing?

Yes we do!  AVTEC has two Residence Halls and 18 Family Housing Apartments.  For more information about AVTEC's Housing click here. 

Do you offer childcare?

AVTEC does not offer child care. Child care is limited in Seward. Students should make arrangements for child care and child care assistance prior to arriving in Seward for training. For a list of licensed child care facilities and providers, or for child care assistance information, contact The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services at http://dhss.alaska.gov or The LeeShore Center at (907) 283-4707 or 1-877-855-2227 (toll-free).

How do I pay for my training at AVTEC?

Information about financial aid, scholarships and VA benefits can be found by clicking here

What is the TABE and how do I take it?

The Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) is the tool that AVTEC uses to assess student readiness for training. You can find more information on the TABE and how to take it by clicking here

Can I take a tour of the AVTEC Campus?

We welcome visitors to campus for tours at 10:00 AM and at 1:00 PM on Wednesday and Friday during certain times of the year.  Prospective students and other individuals can follow this link to schedule a tour here

Groups of high school students and other groups are welcome to visit AVTEC and can follow this link here to inquire about availaibility of times and days to bring a group for a tour. 

What days do I attend class?

Students attend class Monday through Friday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. sharp.  Total hours of the days vary from 6 hours to 7.5 hours. Students should check with the instructor for the daily class hours.