Do you want a career—
not just a job?
Fort Myers Institute of Technology (FMIT),
was established in 1967 and is part of the
School District of Lee County. Fort Myers Tech
features a caring and skilled staff of program
instructors in a safe learning environment.
Fort Myers Tech offers many diverse technical
and industrial programs. Students may
receive part-time or full-time job assistance
while attending FMIT.
Fort Myers Tech specializes in career training
designed to take you from your career choice
to the workplace as quickly as possible.
Fort Myers Institute of Technology is
accredited by the Council on Occupational
Education and the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools.
Your career starts at
Fort Myers Tech!
Enroll in 2 Easy
Call or stop by
to explore your
career choices
and ask for
information on
the basic skills
Meet with
a counselor
to plan your
career training.
Financial aid is
available. No fee for
high school students.
The tuition rate is set
by the state legislature
and is typically adjusted
annually. Call FMIT
for this year’s rate and
applicable lab fee.
The mission of Fort Myers Institute of
Technology is to provide high quality career and
technical training, in order to prepare students
for current and emerging industries, delivered
by a professional and caring staff in a positive
learning environment.
The School Board of Lee County is committed to ensure equity
in all of its school programs and shall comply with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). No person shall be excluded
from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to
discrimination in any educational program or activity based on race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital
status, disability if otherwise qualified, or any other unlawful factor.
Occupations, normal time to complete the program, on-time graduation
rate for completers, tuition and fees, books and supplies, placement rate
for completers, and all other pertinent gainful employment information as
outlined at 34 CFR §668.6 (b) (1), can be found at (www.fortmyerstech.edu).
The school does not participate in the student loan program; therefore,
median loan debt information will not be available.
Fort Myers Tech
3800 Michigan Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 334-4544
High quality training offered at the
lowest cost in southwest Florida!
(239) 334-4544
Length of Welding
Technologies Program:
Approximately one school year
Become a Welding Fabricator!
Learn various welding techniques in a
hands-on laboratory setting. While in
the program, the student may earn the
opportunity to participate in training
experience with pay. With a top notch
education, the student will develop
the skills to become a well rounded
prospect for a highly skilled position in
welding technology.
Course content subject to change without prior notice.
Training Topics
Intro to Welding
Oxyfuel Welding
Students receive
hands-on training
in a low student to
instructor environment.
The Welding Technologies
program provides
students the opportunity
for employment in a
variety of welding-related
Intro to Equipment
Safety, Set-up &
Blueprint Reading
Shield Metal Arc
Flux Cored Arc
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc
Employability Skills
(239) 334-4544