Fort Myers Technical College

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

.NET Application Development & Programming

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Do not keep dreaming about a career in the exciting field of .NET programming. Now is the time to acquire these in-demand skills. Learn how to create a Windows phone app, an N-tier web application, and how to incorporate an SQL database.These are the skills that IT managers are seeking. Classroom work is combined with client projects in a setting that simulates the work environment. Compete effectively for that next IT job; learn .NET Programming now! Students are prepared to earn various Microsoft certifications and provided with free practice exams and free certification exams.

.NET Application Development & Programming is designed to prepare post-secondary students for entry-level employment as an information technology assistant, a computer programmer assistant, a computer programmer, or a .NET programmer and to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in any of these occupations.

.NET Application Development and Programming offers a foundation in the area of designing and developing .NET data-driven web applications. Windows phone app development is also covered.

HoloLens developer training! Be among the first developers to create the future of the web, including 3D websites, 3D technical training, 3D gaming, etc. Don’t just view the website, be IN the website.

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Web Application Development and Programming

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Have you ever wondered how those innovative, flashy websites are created? Train for a web career at FMTC where you will stop wondering and start creating. Discover the interesting ways of manipulating graphics, master the valuable skills of PHP and MySQL, create mobile apps for the iOS and Android platforms. Learn how to market your skills in a variety of venues such as Google Play and Apple iTunes. While learning these skills, you will work on real-world client projects. There is no limit to the opportunities that will open up with web and mobile app development skills. Students are prepared to earn Microsoft and Adobe certifications with free practice exams and certification testing.

Web Application Development & Programming is designed to prepare students for employment as a computer programmer assistant, computer programmer, or web programmer.

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in Web application development positions. The content includes skills related to developing n-tier, data-driven Web applications, as well as application development for mobile devices (Android & iOS).

This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Web application development industry: planning; management; finance; technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; and labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues.

HoloLens developer training! Be among the first developers to create the future of the Web, including 3D websites, 3D technical training, 3D gaming, etc. Don’t just view the website, be IN the website.

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IT Support Specialist

.NET Application Development & Programming

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Do not keep dreaming about a career in the exciting field of .NET programming. Now is the time to acquire these in-demand skills. Learn how to create a Windows phone app, an N-tier web application, and how to incorporate an SQL database.These are the skills that IT managers are seeking. Classroom work is combined with client projects in a setting that simulates the work environment. Compete effectively for that next IT job; learn .NET Programming now! Students are prepared to earn various Microsoft certifications and provided with free practice exams and free certification exams.

.NET Application Development & Programming is designed to prepare post-secondary students for entry-level employment as an information technology assistant, a computer programmer assistant, a computer programmer, or a .NET programmer and to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in any of these occupations.

.NET Application Development and Programming offers a foundation in the area of designing and developing .NET data-driven web applications. Windows phone app development is also covered.

HoloLens developer training! Be among the first developers to create the future of the web, including 3D websites, 3D technical training, 3D gaming, etc. Don’t just view the website, be IN the website.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Body Technician

Automotive Collision Technology Technician

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Breathe life into mangled vehicles by restoring them to pristine condition! Assess, estimate, repair, and refinish a wide range of vehicles using current welding, sanding, and painting techniques. Operate the same advanced equipment as automotive professionals. The Automotive Collision Technology Technician program prepares students to earn ASE certification in the Refinishing B-2 test.

This program offers classroom and shop experiences in all phases of the repair of damaged auto bodies, fenders, and frames. Skills are developed in metal welding and cutting, straightening, filing, grinding, and sanding for concealment of imperfections. Painting and replacement of auto body parts and components are taught. Instruction also includes use of parts and repair manuals, price lists, and flat rate manuals for estimating and pricing repairs to customers. Recordkeeping, shop safety, housekeeping, and employability are related skills covered in the program.

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. The tools, materials, and processes used in this laboratory are similar to those used in industry.

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Auto Mechanic

Automotive Service Technology

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If you like working with your hands, problem-solving, computers, and cars; then a career in automotive technology is for you! The demand for automotive technicians has never been greater. More than 60,000 new technicians are needed every year. The complexity of modern vehicles makes automotive service and repairs a high-tech profession, requiring technicians to work with some of the most sophisticated computerized control systems on the market. It’s a career you can be proud of in a market where your technical skills will remain in high demand! Work on today’s cars and trucks in a rapidly changing industry using a full systems approach. Diagnose, maintain, repair, and fine tune a wide range of vehicles alongside a master technician. Utilize advanced diagnostic equipment in a modern facility to troubleshoot and repair complex automotive systems. This program is Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) accredited through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF). Students are prepared to earn multiple ASE certifications in automotive technology.

The purpose of the Automotive Service Technology program is to prepare students with the necessary skills, knowledge, work habits, and attitudes to successfully enter and advance in the field as an entry-level technician.

The program is designed to train students to perform repair and service procedures required to maintain an automobile. At FMTC, students spend time in the classroom and then apply what they’ve learned to actual shop projects. The student, by studying the theory of operation and by actually repairing each system (brake, engine, electrical, etc.) in the automobile, will develop entry-level skills for employment in the automotive services industry. Electronic scan tools will be utilized in the testing and servicing of the various areas of the automobile such as fuel systems, engine management, automatic transmissions, and brake systems. In addition, the program prepares an individual to take the ASE certification exams. Some of the positions available upon completion include line technician, service writer, parts stock clerk, and service manager.

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. The tools, test equipment, materials, and processes used in this laboratory are similar to those used in industry.

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Marine Service Technologies

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The waves, the breeze, the sun, the wildlife! Our area is such a natural resource for aquatic activities, not just the fishing, diving, and water sports, but also the great times with family and friends on the water. The restaurant rendezvous, the quiet beaches, the sunsets! Become a marine technologies expert and get involved in boating by demonstrating your expertise in keeping the most technologically advanced marine propulsion units working while helping educate boaters and offering opportunities to experience the fun and togetherness of being on a watercraft. Each year nearly 70 million people in the U.S. enjoy boating, the recreational activity that connects like no other. Life is better on the water! Live the boating lifestyle and become part of this high-paying, high-demand industry. Students are prepared to earn the following certifications: Johnson/Evinrude Essentials 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 certification; Mercury Marine Fundamentals; and OSHA Forklift Training.

Classroom and laboratory experiences in the Marine Service Technologies program include – theory and operation of the 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines, electrical ignition systems, and the safe and efficient work practices in the exploration of all functions of marine power plants. Students will have an opportunity for hands-on laboratory experiences including troubleshooting and repair of power heads, fuel systems, ignition and electrical systems, and accessories.

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Public Service Industry

Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer Certificate

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Experience simulated hostage events, take downs, and inmate unrest. Work alongside certified corrections and law enforcement professionals to keep the community safe. Develop your mind and body using advanced self-defense tactics, rigorous physical training, and effective firearm techniques. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the state certification exam.

Correctional Officers have one of the most difficult professions in the country. Not everyone who applies has what it takes to become a certified Correctional Officer. Correctional Officers are the Law Enforcement Officers who work in the Jails and Prisons… the nations toughest beats. Right out of the academy, a certified and employed Correctional Officer is also a supervisor. Correctional Officers are responsible for everything from overseeing inmate housing units to supervising and motivating inmate work crews.

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as a certified correctional officer in the state of Florida. To successfully complete this basic recruit training program, recruits must achieve a passing score on each of the written end-of-course examinations. Recruits must also demonstrate proficiency skills in the high liability courses (first aid, firearms, and defensive tactics) and participate in the CJSTC Physical Fitness Program. See Rules 11B-35.001 and 11B-35.0024, FAC. (IN028.1.)

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Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer Certificate

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The purpose of this program is to transition Florida state-certified law enforcement officers into Florida state-certified correctional officers. To successfully complete this training program, students must achieve a passing score on each of the written end-of-course examinations. See Rules 11B-35.001 and 11B-35.0024, FAC. (IN028.1.)

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Police Officer

Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer Certificate

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The purpose of this program is to transition Florida state-certified correctional officers into Florida state-certified law enforcement officers. To successfully complete this training program, students must achieve a passing score on each of the written end-of-course examinations and demonstrate proficiency skills in the vehicle operations high liability course. See Rules 11B-35.001 and 11B-35.0024, FAC. (IN028.1.)

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Professional Certificate

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Experience the joy of creating fun and amazing activities for children who are full of life and love learning. Influence the future of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers by shaping their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. Utilize critical and creative thinking skills necessary for working with young children. This Child Development Associate (CDA)/Equivalency program provides the advanced credentials necessary to meet Department of Children and Families (DCF) licensing standards.

The purpose of the Early Childhood Education program is to prepare students for initial employment and career advancement in the field of early childhood education. Job opportunities are available as child care aides, child care workers, attendants in children’s institutions, nursery school attendants, school or playroom attendants, or preschool teachers.

The content includes, but is not limited to, conducting activities which promote physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth, and development of children; clean and healthy environments; nutrition, health, and safety; awareness of child abuse and neglect signs; rules and regulations which govern child care; and interpersonal relations.

The state of Florida has approved Fort Myers Technical College’s Early Childhood Education program for the mandatory 45-hour child care training. The Fort Myers Tots Learning Center has earned Gold Seal Quality Care Program status through the Florida Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation and is accredited by AdvancED SACS Florida. This program is designated as a program granting the DCF Staff Credential through its Early Childhood Professional Certificate, which is granted through the Florida Department of Education.

The Center operates a DCF-licensed (C20LE7526) child care center, Fort Myers Technical College Tech Tots Learning Center. Students may utilize this quality preschool program for 4-year old children that have a VPK voucher. The hours are from 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Students do not pay for Monday – Thursday and on Friday, a non-VPK day, the charge is only $12! Children are fed a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and two snacks daily. Please see Mrs. Hernandez or Mrs. Singh if you are interested in enrolling your child.

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Early Childhood Professional Certificate

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Experience the joy of creating fun and amazing activities for children who are full of life and love learning. Influence the future of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers by shaping their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. Utilize critical and creative thinking skills necessary for working with young children. This Child Development Associate (CDA)/Equivalency program provides the advanced credentials necessary to meet Department of Children and Families (DCF) licensing standards.

The purpose of the Early Childhood Education program is to prepare students for initial employment and career advancement in the field of early childhood education. Job opportunities are available as child care aides, child care workers, attendants in children’s institutions, nursery school attendants, school or playroom attendants, or preschool teachers.

The content includes, but is not limited to, conducting activities which promote physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth, and development of children; clean and healthy environments; nutrition, health, and safety; awareness of child abuse and neglect signs; rules and regulations which govern child care; and interpersonal relations.

The state of Florida has approved Fort Myers Technical College’s Early Childhood Education program for the mandatory 45-hour child care training. The Fort Myers Tots Learning Center has earned Gold Seal Quality Care Program status through the Florida Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation and is accredited by AdvancED SACS Florida. This program is designated as a program granting the DCF Staff Credential through its Early Childhood Professional Certificate, which is granted through the Florida Department of Education.

The Center operates a DCF-licensed (C20LE7526) child care center, Fort Myers Technical College Tech Tots Learning Center. Students may utilize this quality preschool program for 4-year old children that have a VPK voucher. The hours are from 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Students do not pay for Monday – Thursday and on Friday, a non-VPK day, the charge is only $12! Children are fed a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and two snacks daily. Please see Mrs. Hernandez or Mrs. Singh if you are interested in enrolling your child.

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Teacher Assistant

Early Childhood Professional Certificate

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Experience the joy of creating fun and amazing activities for children who are full of life and love learning. Influence the future of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers by shaping their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. Utilize critical and creative thinking skills necessary for working with young children. This Child Development Associate (CDA)/Equivalency program provides the advanced credentials necessary to meet Department of Children and Families (DCF) licensing standards.

The purpose of the Early Childhood Education program is to prepare students for initial employment and career advancement in the field of early childhood education. Job opportunities are available as child care aides, child care workers, attendants in children’s institutions, nursery school attendants, school or playroom attendants, or preschool teachers.

The content includes, but is not limited to, conducting activities which promote physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth, and development of children; clean and healthy environments; nutrition, health, and safety; awareness of child abuse and neglect signs; rules and regulations which govern child care; and interpersonal relations.

The state of Florida has approved Fort Myers Technical College’s Early Childhood Education program for the mandatory 45-hour child care training. The Fort Myers Tots Learning Center has earned Gold Seal Quality Care Program status through the Florida Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation and is accredited by AdvancED SACS Florida. This program is designated as a program granting the DCF Staff Credential through its Early Childhood Professional Certificate, which is granted through the Florida Department of Education.

The Center operates a DCF-licensed (C20LE7526) child care center, Fort Myers Technical College Tech Tots Learning Center. Students may utilize this quality preschool program for 4-year old children that have a VPK voucher. The hours are from 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Students do not pay for Monday – Thursday and on Friday, a non-VPK day, the charge is only $12! Children are fed a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and two snacks daily. Please see Mrs. Hernandez or Mrs. Singh if you are interested in enrolling your child.

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Firefighter

Fire Fighter I/II Certificate

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The following table illustrates the program structure.Become a State of Florida Certified Firefighter II. Students will learn how protect life and property by managing all phases of fire suppression, prevention, inspection and rescue. Students will be instructed to recognize, identify and mitigate all aspects of hazardous situations including fire control, search and rescue, forcible entry, ventilation, hazmat, vehicle extrication, ropes and knots, RIT, FF survival as well as extinguish and mitigate live fire scenarios including vehicles, dumpsters, propane and Class A burn building fires. This program is approved by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.

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Fire Fighter/ EMT Combined Certificate

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This combined program prepares students to become a state certified fire fighter AND a certified EMT. Graduates will obtain certifications from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training as well as the Department of Health. Once completed, the graduate will be eligible for employment at most agencies in the State of Florida.

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Fire Fighter/ EMT Combined Certificate

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This combined program prepares students to become a state certified fire fighter AND a certified EMT. Graduates will obtain certifications from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training as well as the Department of Health. Once completed, the graduate will be eligible for employment at most agencies in the State of Florida.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Fire Fighter/ EMT Combined Certificate

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This combined program prepares students to become a state certified fire fighter AND a certified EMT. Graduates will obtain certifications from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training as well as the Department of Health. Once completed, the graduate will be eligible for employment at most agencies in the State of Florida.

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Energy Industry

Solar Energy Technician

Electricity

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Energize your future! Experience the thrill and satisfaction of re-wiring a house. Use and maintain tools and accessories used by professionals in the electrical industry. Read, interpret electric codes, and solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation. Demonstrate DC and AC electrical-circuit skills. This program prepares students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

Students in the Electricity program will learn the correct procedures for installing wiring to conduct electricity to lights, appliances, and machines in residential and commercial buildings. Students will become familiar with blueprint reading, electrical theory, code requirements, circuit calculations, and basic photovoltaic (solar) power systems.

Program content includes AC & DC circuits, AC theory and solid state devices, residential and commercial wiring, wiring transformers, motors, controls for operation, blueprints and plan symbols, control circuits, tools, materials, methods, employability skills and entrepreneurship.

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Electrician

Electricity

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Energize your future! Experience the thrill and satisfaction of re-wiring a house. Use and maintain tools and accessories used by professionals in the electrical industry. Read, interpret electric codes, and solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation. Demonstrate DC and AC electrical-circuit skills. This program prepares students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

Students in the Electricity program will learn the correct procedures for installing wiring to conduct electricity to lights, appliances, and machines in residential and commercial buildings. Students will become familiar with blueprint reading, electrical theory, code requirements, circuit calculations, and basic photovoltaic (solar) power systems.

Program content includes AC & DC circuits, AC theory and solid state devices, residential and commercial wiring, wiring transformers, motors, controls for operation, blueprints and plan symbols, control circuits, tools, materials, methods, employability skills and entrepreneurship.

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Electrical Lineman

Electricity

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Energize your future! Experience the thrill and satisfaction of re-wiring a house. Use and maintain tools and accessories used by professionals in the electrical industry. Read, interpret electric codes, and solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation. Demonstrate DC and AC electrical-circuit skills. This program prepares students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

Students in the Electricity program will learn the correct procedures for installing wiring to conduct electricity to lights, appliances, and machines in residential and commercial buildings. Students will become familiar with blueprint reading, electrical theory, code requirements, circuit calculations, and basic photovoltaic (solar) power systems.

Program content includes AC & DC circuits, AC theory and solid state devices, residential and commercial wiring, wiring transformers, motors, controls for operation, blueprints and plan symbols, control circuits, tools, materials, methods, employability skills and entrepreneurship.

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Electricity

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Energize your future! Experience the thrill and satisfaction of re-wiring a house. Use and maintain tools and accessories used by professionals in the electrical industry. Read, interpret electric codes, and solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation. Demonstrate DC and AC electrical-circuit skills. This program prepares students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

Students in the Electricity program will learn the correct procedures for installing wiring to conduct electricity to lights, appliances, and machines in residential and commercial buildings. Students will become familiar with blueprint reading, electrical theory, code requirements, circuit calculations, and basic photovoltaic (solar) power systems.

Program content includes AC & DC circuits, AC theory and solid state devices, residential and commercial wiring, wiring transformers, motors, controls for operation, blueprints and plan symbols, control circuits, tools, materials, methods, employability skills and entrepreneurship.

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Wind Turbine Technician

Turbine Generator Maintenance, Inspection & Repair Certificate

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Experience the adventure of traveling the globe to troubleshoot, repair, and overhaul high-speed turbines and generators and their components. Utilize advanced diagnostic equipment to align turbine components. Disassemble and assemble high-speed turbines using bolt heaters, slugging wrenches, and Hytorc equipment. Use sensitive precision measuring devices to analyze and adjust components. Students are prepared to earn Turbine Generator Mechanic Certification and National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core and Power Generation Maintenance Mechanic, Level 1, 2, 3, and 4 Certification.

The purpose of the Turbine Generator Maintenance, Inspection & Repair program is to prepare students for employment as an entry-level turbine mechanic. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will understand all aspects of the industrial turbine generator equipment maintenance and technology industry. This program is offered in partnership with Turbine Generator Maintenance, Inc. (TGM, Inc.), located in Cape Coral. TGM, Inc. is the premier turbine and generator solution provider for small to medium power plants.

Program content includes safety, basic elements of physics, basic electricity and electronics, reading plans and drawings, assembly and reassembly of high speed turbines and generators, hydraulic systems, machine-shop operations, pump maintenance, rotor alignment operations, preventative maintenance, and customer service skills.

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Construction Industry

Electrician

Electricity

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Energize your future! Experience the thrill and satisfaction of re-wiring a house. Use and maintain tools and accessories used by professionals in the electrical industry. Read, interpret electric codes, and solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation. Demonstrate DC and AC electrical-circuit skills. This program prepares students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

Students in the Electricity program will learn the correct procedures for installing wiring to conduct electricity to lights, appliances, and machines in residential and commercial buildings. Students will become familiar with blueprint reading, electrical theory, code requirements, circuit calculations, and basic photovoltaic (solar) power systems.

Program content includes AC & DC circuits, AC theory and solid state devices, residential and commercial wiring, wiring transformers, motors, controls for operation, blueprints and plan symbols, control circuits, tools, materials, methods, employability skills and entrepreneurship.

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HVAC Technician

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/ Refrigeration

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Train for a cool career! Climate control technology is changing. The need for qualified HVAC technicians is expected to grow 34% from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Rising demand for trained technicians will result in excellent employment opportunities. Troubleshoot and wire electrical motors. Diagnose environmental management systems. Install, maintain, and repair heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Students obtain Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification prior to leaving school in order to be employed in any job that requires work with refrigerants. This program prepares students for industry competency certification from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).

Classroom and shop experiences in the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program enable the student to become proficient in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial and domestic air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Included in instruction is the theory and application of the basic principles involved in the conditioning of air. The operating characteristics of various cooling and heating units and parts are also studied. Blueprint reading and the use of technical reference manuals are included. The student will learn to troubleshoot and repair pumps, compressors, valves, electromechanical controls, and digital control systems.

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. The tools, test equipment, materials, and processes used in this laboratory are similar to those used in industry.

The program is accredited through The Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) in the following areas: Residential Heating and Air-Conditioning, Light Commercial Heating and Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration.

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Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technician Certificate

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Start your own business! Work as an independent contractor! Make your own schedule! The choice is yours! Work on today’s technologically enhanced refrigerators, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers, washers, and dryers. Diagnose, install, maintain, and repair a wide range of appliances. Utilize advance diagnostic equipment in a modern facility to troubleshoot and repair complex systems. Upon completion, the student will earn the required Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) certification to handle refrigerants and the Professional Service Association nationally recognized Graduate Certified Appliance Professional (GCAP) certification. The Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technician program is accredited by the Professional Service Association (PSA).

The Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technician program offers a rigorous curriculum aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills. The program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in appliance and refrigeration repair with items such as washers, dryers, dishwashers, trash compactors, ranges, refrigerators, freezers, microwave ovens, and window air conditioners. The curriculum will include communication skills, leadership skills, human relations, employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, electrical and refrigeration skills, analyzing, diagnosing, academic knowledge, high-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, and work attitudes. Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures, tools, equipment, materials, and processes related to these occupations.

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Plumber

Plumbing

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Ever need a plumber? Who hasn’t at one time or another. Become a trained professional in this always in-demand and well-paying field. Learn plumbing techniques for construction or industrial applications. Assess, estimate, and repair a wide range of plumbing problems while experiencing quality customer service. This program prepares students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

The Plumbing program is a combination of classroom instruction and shop experiences using state-of-the-art equipment with emphasis on the working skills students must master to become residential, commercial, and industrial plumbers.

Classroom and practical experiences concerned with all phases of assembly, installation, and repair of pipes, fixtures, and fittings used for water distribution and waste disposal in residences, public, and industrial buildings according to local plumbing codes are provided.

Emphasis is placed on safety; use of tools and equipment; installation and repair of pipes, fittings, and fixtures for residential plumbing; and installation and repair of water and drainage systems according to plumbing codes. Also covered are interpretation of schedules and specifications for installation of water supply networks and sewage and waste drainage.

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. The tools, equipment, materials, and processes used in this laboratory are similar to those used in industry.

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Metal Fabricator

Welding Technology

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Build with steel! Control fire, electricity, and gas to dismantle, create, and build a wide range of metal products. Utilize advanced welding techniques to manipulate metal for construction, industrial, and artistic applications. Operate the same advanced welding equipment utilized by professionals. This program prepares students for American Welding Society D 1.1 Structural Welding certification.The purpose of the Welding Technology program is to prepare students for employment as welders in the fabricating and repair industry as well as the construction industry.

The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on laboratory experiences to teach students to weld and cut metal by the oxyacetylene and electric arc methods. Students will become knowledgeable about the inert gas-shielded welding methods (MIG & TIG). Students will learn techniques of metal layout and fabrication through the use of special hand tools and machines. “AWS” and “AISI” standards are used to appraise welding performance. The content includes leadership, communication skills, human relations and employability skills, and safe and efficient work practices.

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Welding Technology

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Build with steel! Control fire, electricity, and gas to dismantle, create, and build a wide range of metal products. Utilize advanced welding techniques to manipulate metal for construction, industrial, and artistic applications. Operate the same advanced welding equipment utilized by professionals. This program prepares students for American Welding Society D 1.1 Structural Welding certification.The purpose of the Welding Technology program is to prepare students for employment as welders in the fabricating and repair industry as well as the construction industry.

The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on laboratory experiences to teach students to weld and cut metal by the oxyacetylene and electric arc methods. Students will become knowledgeable about the inert gas-shielded welding methods (MIG & TIG). Students will learn techniques of metal layout and fabrication through the use of special hand tools and machines. “AWS” and “AISI” standards are used to appraise welding performance. The content includes leadership, communication skills, human relations and employability skills, and safe and efficient work practices.

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Welder

Welding Technology

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Build with steel! Control fire, electricity, and gas to dismantle, create, and build a wide range of metal products. Utilize advanced welding techniques to manipulate metal for construction, industrial, and artistic applications. Operate the same advanced welding equipment utilized by professionals. This program prepares students for American Welding Society D 1.1 Structural Welding certification.The purpose of the Welding Technology program is to prepare students for employment as welders in the fabricating and repair industry as well as the construction industry.

The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on laboratory experiences to teach students to weld and cut metal by the oxyacetylene and electric arc methods. Students will become knowledgeable about the inert gas-shielded welding methods (MIG & TIG). Students will learn techniques of metal layout and fabrication through the use of special hand tools and machines. “AWS” and “AISI” standards are used to appraise welding performance. The content includes leadership, communication skills, human relations and employability skills, and safe and efficient work practices.

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Manufacturing Industry

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Electronic Technology

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Let’s face it: Society relies on technology to make things simpler, easier, and most importantly, efficient.

Have you ever wondered how your TV remote, Smartphone or any other electronic device works? Enroll in the Electronic Technology class and learn not only how they work, but how to design and build those high tech circuit boards that control all those special devices. You will utilize the same advanced diagnostic tools and instruments used in the most modern manufacturing facilities to troubleshoot and repair those complex circuits. Start with basic DC circuitry and advance at your own pace to study AC, analog, digital, solid state, and microprocessors. You will learn the skills that today’s employers expect beyond the comprehensive technical skills including: employability skills, problem-solving strategies, critical thinking, and teamwork to name a few. This program prepares students for Electronics Technician Association certifications.

Course content in the Electronic Technology program includes the following: direct current (DC) circuits, alternating current (AC) circuits and analog circuits; solid state and digital devices; microprocessors; use of circuit diagrams and schematics; soldering and chassis assembly techniques; laboratory practices; and technical recording and reporting. The course content also includes training in communication; leadership; human relations; employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the electronic industry: planning; management; finance; technical and product skills; underlying principles of technology; labor issues; and community, health, safety, and environmental issues.

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Electronic Technology

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Let’s face it: Society relies on technology to make things simpler, easier, and most importantly, efficient.

Have you ever wondered how your TV remote, Smartphone or any other electronic device works? Enroll in the Electronic Technology class and learn not only how they work, but how to design and build those high tech circuit boards that control all those special devices. You will utilize the same advanced diagnostic tools and instruments used in the most modern manufacturing facilities to troubleshoot and repair those complex circuits. Start with basic DC circuitry and advance at your own pace to study AC, analog, digital, solid state, and microprocessors. You will learn the skills that today’s employers expect beyond the comprehensive technical skills including: employability skills, problem-solving strategies, critical thinking, and teamwork to name a few. This program prepares students for Electronics Technician Association certifications.

Course content in the Electronic Technology program includes the following: direct current (DC) circuits, alternating current (AC) circuits and analog circuits; solid state and digital devices; microprocessors; use of circuit diagrams and schematics; soldering and chassis assembly techniques; laboratory practices; and technical recording and reporting. The course content also includes training in communication; leadership; human relations; employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the electronic industry: planning; management; finance; technical and product skills; underlying principles of technology; labor issues; and community, health, safety, and environmental issues.

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Mechatronics Technology

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Design products that exhibit fast and precise performance by considering not only the mechanical design, but also the use of servo controls, sensors, and electronics. Mechatronic devices or “smart” devices have become common in our technologically advanced society. Mechatronic engineers can work in any company that develops, designs, or manufactures and markets “smart” devices. Examples include: robots, anti-lock brakes, photocopiers, computer disk drives, and humidity sensitive clothes dryers and windshield wipers. Mechatronic devices can be found in medicine and surgery, agriculture, buildings, homes, automobiles, the toy and entertainment industry, and intelligent aids for the elderly and disabled.

The Mechatronics Technology program is designed to provide graduates with a high-tech skill set and knowledge in electronic, mechanical, fluid power/pneumatic systems, electrical, Program Logic Controller applications (PLC) programming, computer technology for maintenance and repair of PLC/computer controlled, automated machines and robotic systems.

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Electronic Technology

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Let’s face it: Society relies on technology to make things simpler, easier, and most importantly, efficient.

Have you ever wondered how your TV remote, Smartphone or any other electronic device works? Enroll in the Electronic Technology class and learn not only how they work, but how to design and build those high tech circuit boards that control all those special devices. You will utilize the same advanced diagnostic tools and instruments used in the most modern manufacturing facilities to troubleshoot and repair those complex circuits. Start with basic DC circuitry and advance at your own pace to study AC, analog, digital, solid state, and microprocessors. You will learn the skills that today’s employers expect beyond the comprehensive technical skills including: employability skills, problem-solving strategies, critical thinking, and teamwork to name a few. This program prepares students for Electronics Technician Association certifications.

Course content in the Electronic Technology program includes the following: direct current (DC) circuits, alternating current (AC) circuits and analog circuits; solid state and digital devices; microprocessors; use of circuit diagrams and schematics; soldering and chassis assembly techniques; laboratory practices; and technical recording and reporting. The course content also includes training in communication; leadership; human relations; employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the electronic industry: planning; management; finance; technical and product skills; underlying principles of technology; labor issues; and community, health, safety, and environmental issues.

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Mechatronics Technology

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Design products that exhibit fast and precise performance by considering not only the mechanical design, but also the use of servo controls, sensors, and electronics. Mechatronic devices or “smart” devices have become common in our technologically advanced society. Mechatronic engineers can work in any company that develops, designs, or manufactures and markets “smart” devices. Examples include: robots, anti-lock brakes, photocopiers, computer disk drives, and humidity sensitive clothes dryers and windshield wipers. Mechatronic devices can be found in medicine and surgery, agriculture, buildings, homes, automobiles, the toy and entertainment industry, and intelligent aids for the elderly and disabled.

The Mechatronics Technology program is designed to provide graduates with a high-tech skill set and knowledge in electronic, mechanical, fluid power/pneumatic systems, electrical, Program Logic Controller applications (PLC) programming, computer technology for maintenance and repair of PLC/computer controlled, automated machines and robotic systems.

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Business Industry

Training and Development Specialist

Emergency Medical Technician- ATD

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The content includes patient assessment, airway management, cardiac arrest, external and internal bleeding and shock, traumatic injuries, fractures, dislocations, sprains, poisoning, heart attack, stroke, the unconscious state, emergency childbirth, burns, environmental hazards, communications, reporting, and extrication and transportation of patient. The student must be proficient in patient assessment and evaluation, sphygmomanometer and stethoscope, splints of all types, extrication tools, dressings and bandages, stretchers and patient carrying devices.This program prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians to function at the basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate equipment and materials.

This program prepares students for certification as EMT’s in accordance with Chapter 64J of the Florida Administrative Code.

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Healthcare Industry

Nurse - LPN / LVN

IV Therapy

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The 30 hour post-graduate IV Therapy course is available to graduate Practical Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Registered Nurses. The curriculum meets the Florida Nurse Practice Act, F.S. 464, for the LPN to become IV Therapy certified in the State of Florida. Fluid and electrolyte balance, IV solutions, equipment utilized in IV therapy, venipuncture technique, IV medication administration techniques, complications of IV therapy and the performance of IV therapy via central lines make up the 30-hour course.

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Practical Nursing

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If you enjoy caring for others, are extremely organized, and have an interest in health and medicine, this may be your dream career. Nurses help to preserve and protect the health and well-being of patients.

Nurses must be totally reliable; everyone in a healthcare setting depends upon them in many ways. Doctors need them to assist with preparations and details involved in running medical offices, clinics and hospitals. Nurses are also the first to deal with all kinds of patients. They comfort the sick, support the recovering, and inform the healthy about protecting themselves against illness and injury. Because their jobs can be emotionally and physically strenuous, the best nurses are compassionate, patient and cool under pressure.

Students will experience interactive simulated labs and actual clinic rotation in a variety of health-care settings; work as a key member of a professional health-care team to deliver skilled and compassionate patient care; perform advanced medical procedures; administer medications; collect patient data; monitor IV’s; and provide wound care. Not only will students study how the body functions, but also how emotional and mental well-being affect overall health. Students will learn how to do scientifically-based planning for the nursing care of each individual patient. Half of the program hours are in clinical settings such as Lee Memorial Health Systems, Lehigh Medical Center, VA Hospital, and long-term care facilities. Successful completion of this class prepares students to take the examination for licensure in the state of Florida.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Administrative Specialist

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Assist patients and health-care providers by working in a health-related office environment using advanced software applications and processes used by medical professionals everywhere. Experience and perform medical office functions and responsibilities to increase medical office support productivity and enhance workplace performance. This program prepares students to earn certifications in Microsoft Office programs.

The Medical Administrative Specialist program is designed to prepare students for employment as an information technology assistant, front desk specialist, medical office technologist, and medical administrative specialist.

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the medical secretary. The content includes the use of technology to develop communication skills, higher-level thinking skills, and decision-making skills; medical terminology; the performance of office procedures specific to the medical environment; transcription of medical documents from machine dictation; digital administrative medical simulation; the production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications; research of job opportunities; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.

The program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the medical secretarial industry: medical office functions; management; finance; technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; customer service issues; community issues; and health, safety, and environmental issues.

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Medical Coder/ Biller

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Set yourself up for a variety of occupational choices; work from home, consult, or work directly for a health care provider. Master the use of clinical vocabularies and terminologies. Work in a medical environment using advanced software applications. The Medical Coder/Biller program is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in a medical billing department at a physician’s office, clinic, or other healthcare entity. Demonstrate ethical and legal principles regarding the use of medical records and the billing process. The program covers human anatomy/physiology, diagnosis/procedure coding, and the ever-in-demand insurance billing section! Included in the instruction is the ICD-10-CM coding set which went into effect nationwide in October 2015. This program offers state-of-the-art technology to prepare you for the ever-changing medical records field. After completion of the program, you are ready to sit for the national certifying exam to become a Certified Professional Coder, CPC-A or Certified Professional Biller, CPB. FMTC is affiliated with the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and offers the AAPC curriculum and onsite testing for your convenience. After obtaining your certification, you are prepared for a career in the exciting outpatient medical field.

The program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of healthcare settings as an entry-level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, coding clerk, or medical coder/biller.

The content includes, but is not limited to, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of disease process including pharmacology, health care delivery systems, basics of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, basic data processing, and employability skills.

Students use Centricity by GE medical office software that is being used in thousands of medical practices across the country. Students access a database of patients, manage their appointments, post their charges, and create and process insurance claims. The Centricity software gives students real medical office experience in coding and billing which in turn gives them a distinct advantage when seeking employment.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting

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If you’re caring and compassionate and want a career that can be both personally and professionally gratifying, medical assisting could be just what you’re looking for! As a Medical Assistant, you form a crucial link between the patient and the physician. The Medical Assisting program will train you in the knowledge and skills required to be a successful healthcare team member. Students learn communication techniques; medical terminology; infections control; anatomy and physiology, legal and ethical responsibilities, clerical/medical office duties such as maintaining filing systems, use of Electronic Medical Records, professional telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, and patient care. Training includes, but not limited to, administering injections/medication administration, phlebotomy, performing electrocardiograms (EKGs), assisting patients in preparing for examination, diagnostic laboratory procedures, cleaning and sterilizing equipment, collecting specimens, and assisting physicians in minor treatments and basic X-ray procedures.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant- Articulated

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The 165-hour Articulated Nursing Assistant program is a great gateway into the health career field. The program contains 90 hours of basic healthcare worker and 75 hours of Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated). The program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills, expanding the traditional role of the nursing assistant for both acute and long-term care settings. Students completing the 90 hours of basic healthcare worker in this program, will not have to repeat this course in any other Health Science program at FMTC if they decide to continue their education.

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Nursing Assistant- Long Term Care

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Do you really want to help people in need? Experience the joy and satisfaction of helping others with activities of daily living. Work alongside other health-care professionals to follow the prescribed plan of care. Develop professional work ethics and medical skills while providing compassionate patient care. Successful completion of this program prepares the student to take the examination for state certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality

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Have you always dreamed of owning a restaurant? Do you enjoy cooking? FMTC is cooking up a great future for students interested in the culinary arts! Create and present delicious, gourmet culinary masterpieces while working with knives, fire, and ice. Cook alongside a professional chef preparing appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts to everyone’s delight. Operate a fast-paced, casual, or upscale restaurant to create international cuisine in a unique dining experience.Students are prepared to earn the National Serv-Safe certification while enrolled in this program.

If you’re adventurous with food, cool under pressure, and skilled at adding your own flair to things, this may be your dream career. Chefs are professional cooks usually in charge of kitchen staffs that work together to make tasty, timely and nutritious food.

Chefs are trained to create many meals at once without any loss of quality or flavor. (This is harder than it sounds and requires intricate planning and preparation.) They consider whether dishes served together have complementary flavors and textures; they also consider how long each dish takes to cook so different dishes are ready to serve at the same time. A great chef is a terrific leader and craftsperson who manages people and projects to deliver fine food consistently.

The Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the commercial foods and culinary arts fields. Training includes identification, selection, preparation, presentation, serving, and storage of a wide variety of foods; communication and leadership skills; mathematical skills; human relations and employability skills; and safe and efficient work practices.

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Contact Phone Number

239-334-4544

Address

3800 Michigan Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916
United States