Florida Vocational Institute
Florida Vocational Institutes mission is to train students to become entry level professionals in
high demand careers. We aim to improve employability and inspire life long career growth,
thereby improving the life quality of individuals in our community.
Florida Vocational Institute opened its doors February 2007. The owners of Florida Vocational
Institute possess over a decade of experience with adult learners in career training. Florida
Vocational Institute is licensed by the State of Florida Commission for Independent Education
License Number: 3441 (CIE) since October 2006. Florida Vocational Institute is approved by the
Florida Board of Nursing to offer the Nursing Assistant/HHA Program License Number/Testing
Code: 1159 (previously 792).
The purpose of Florida Vocational Institute is to offer affordable training and employable skills
in challenging and rewarding careers. The school is the accomplishment of a dream to share
many years of experience in training and preparing individuals to achieve success in a rewarding
Florida Vocational Institute offers its students a modern, completely air conditioned, well-
lighted plaza facility providing an atmosphere conducive to learning and containing teaching
aids and audio/visual equipment.
The campus is spacious and attractive and there are plenty of parking spaces available for the
students, including an elevator to access the second floor. The building is located close to public
transportation and local restaurants.
Florida Vocational Institute is institutionally accredited and has program-specific accreditations.
Maintaining our accreditations means that we are held to the highest quality standards. This ensures our
students receive the best possible education. We choose to seek out programmatic accreditations
recognized by industry professionals in order to provide our students with the best opportunities
available in their chosen field.
Florida Vocational Institute is accredited by Council on Occupational Education (COE). COE was originally
founded in 1971 as a regional accrediting agency of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, is
the successor to the Commission on Occupational Education Institutions (COEI). In 1995, the Council
became a national accrediting agency. In 2006, the Council celebrated its 35th year of assuring quality
and integrity in career and technical education. The Council’s accreditation process is conducted on
behalf of more than 360,000 students across the nation who pursue careers in a variety of technical
MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Medical Assistant Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Medical Assistant program is designed to offer students a clear
understanding of medical career skills, both clinical and administrative, which will prepare them for
employment in the allied health field. Visualize training under the guidance of a physician or
practitioner, learning how to take vital signs, take x-rays, electrocardiograms, remove stitches, and
perform basic lab work like urinalysis and hematology testing.
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Patient Care Technician Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Patient Care Technician program is designed to offer students a clear understanding
of technical medical career skills that focus on patient care. Visualize training under the guidance of a physician or
practitioner, learning how to take vital signs, check blood and glucose levels, and provide home healthcare
needs. You will learn everything from how to change patients’ bandages and perform EKGs to
understanding Alzheimer’s disease and restorative care.
NURSING ASSISTANT/HOME HEALTH AIDE PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aide Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide program is designed to offer students
a clear understanding of all aspects of long term patient care under the supervision of a Registered
Nurse. You will learn everything from geriatric and rehabilitative care to how to perform CPR on
patients. As a nursing assistant/home health aide, your job is to provide patients with bedside care,
assist in activities of daily living, and monitor a patient’s overall health.
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Phlebotomy Technician Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to offer students the training
and clear understanding of phlebotomy. Students will learn how to perform duties such as drawing
blood, storing blood and blood components, venipuncture, and basic processing. Students will also
learn the pathology of diseases as well as the circulatory system, infection control, and OSHA and CLIA
guidelines. Our program will properly prepare you to handle this role proficiently.
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY PROGRAM Q&A
What exactly can I expect from the Electrocardiography Program?
Florida Vocational Institute’s Electrocardiography program is designed to offer students the training and
clear understanding of electrocardiography. Students will learn everything from how to properly
operate equipment, monitor heart functions, recognize abnormal heartbeat, and record patient
progress. Students will learn how to attach electrodes to different areas of the body in order to gain an
accurate assessment of the health of a patient’s heart. Our program will properly prepare you in all
suited aspects of electrocardiography.
Call us today!
Committed to training students for great careers in healthcare
Florida Vocational Institutes
7757 West Flagler Street, Suite 220
Miami, Florida 33144
E-mail: [email protected]