TTC-Elizabethton Consolidated Campus
Pictured is an artist rendering of the $16 million campus consolidation project at the Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton on a 12-acre tract behind the Main Campus, located at 426 Highway 91, across from the Elizabethton Municipal Airport. The project will add approximately 78,000 square feet of training space at one location to combine the 10 full-time training programs now taught at the Herman Robinson Campus, located at 1500 Arney Street in Elizabethton, and at the Main Campus.
The existing Administration Building, pictured in the foreground, will be renovated to house Practical Nursing, Certified Nurse Aid and an Industry Training lab and classroom; the next building, counterclockwise, will be the Administration Building, which will house Administrative Offices, Business Systems Technology, Computer Information Technology and Electricity/Electronics; the building at the top left will house Diesel Powered Equipment and Automotive Technology; and the building on the left will house Welding, Pipefitting, Millwright Skills, and HVAC/Refrigeration. Construction is scheduled to begin in March of 2012 and completed in July of 2013.
Approximately 350 students commute to classes daily from their residence in Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington Counties. The average age of students attending TTC-Elizabethton is 32.
In the 12-month period ending Aug. 31, 2010, at TTC-Elizabethton the program completion rate was 77 percent; the job placement rate was 86 percent; and the licensure passage rate was 94 percent on the Tennessee Board of Nursing exam.
The mission of the Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton is to continue to be the premier provider of Workforce Development in Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties. The mission is carried out by:
Providing competency-based training of the highest quality that will qualify students for employment and/or advancement in jobs.
Providing high quality training and retraining of employed workers.
Providing high quality training that is economic and accessible to all resident of Tennessee, thereby contributing to economic and community development of the communities we serve.
Day Programs that take 12 to 20 months to complete
Business Systems Technology
Computer Information Technology
Diesel Powered Equipment
Pipefitting and Plumbing
Requirements:A high school diploma or GED is required to enroll in Business Systems Technology, Electricity/Electronics, Pipefitting and Plumbing and Practical Nursing.
Awards: Graduates receive a Diploma upon completion of each training program. Certificates of Completion are awarded at various exit points, except Practical Nursing.
Cost: The registration fee for full-time students (attending 30 hours per week) who are enrolled in day classes is approximately $1,000 per trimester.
Financial Assistance: For students who qualify, approximately $1,850 will be available from the Federal Pell Grant, per trimester, and $667, per trimester, from the Tennessee Lottery.
Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton
Dean Blevins, Director -- Danny O’Quinn, Assistant Director -- Michael Cole, Student Services Coordinator
Main Campus, 426 Highway 91
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Telephone 423-543-0070, Toll Free 1-888-986-2368
Herman Robinson Campus, 1500 Arney Street
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time