Gadsden Center Building.

Gadsden Center

Established in March 2016, The Gadsden Center continues the “Partnership for Progress” developed by TCC and Gadsden County over a decade ago. The Gadsden Center reflects TCC’s strong commitment to providing programs and services and a meaningful presence that meets the real needs of the local community.

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Gadsden Center Services

The Gadsden Center offers current and prospective students the same valuable services available at our Main Campus on an appointment basis. Come visit us for:

  • Academic Advising
  • Internship Placement
  • Career Services

If you have concerns about registration, receiving accommodations, or getting around campus, TCC’s Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Office is committed to providing the access you need to be successful.

Programs Offered

Certified Phlebotomy Technician

TCC is excited to offer a Certified Phlebotomy Technician course at the TCC Gadsden Center. This course prepares students to enter the healthcare industry as Certified Phlebotomy Technicians and includes theory and hands-on instruction. Individuals are trained in technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including venipuncture and collection of blood specimens required to become a Phlebotomy Technician. For successful course completion, students must complete a minimum of 30 venipuncture and 10 capillary live sticks. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BLS/First Aid Certification and the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). 

Length: 75 hours


Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.

Course Dates:

  • April 3, 2023 - May 12, 2023 Mondays - Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., plus 4 clinical days 5 hours each

Course Cost: $895

Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide course at the TCC Gadsden Center prepares students to enter the healthcare industry in an entry-level position as a Home Health Aide. Individuals employed in this field provide routine individualized healthcare to patients who are elderly, recovering from an illness, or have disabilities. They also monitor and report changes in the health status of their patients, and provide personal care and companionship. The program provides students with both classroom and laboratory instruction. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BLS/First Aid Certification and a Certificate of Completion required for employment in a Medicaid facility.

Length: 75 hours

Course Dates: 

8-Week Session

  • January 16, 2023 - March 10, 2023 Mondays and Wednesdays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Course Cost: $550, eligible students can apply for funding through Sunshine Health Scholarship

Integrated Education and Training: GED and ESOL students have the opportunity to earn a Home Health Aide Certificate while completing their course of study.

Call 850-558-3620 for more information.

Nursing Assistant - Long-Term Care

Nursing Assistant - Long-Term Care

The Nursing Assistant - Long Term Care course at the TCC Gadsden Center prepares students to enter the healthcare industry in an entry-level position as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The program provides students with classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. Upon successful completion of the program, students will take the CNA Board Exam. 

Length: 120 hours

Course Dates: April 3, 2023 - May 5, 2023 Mondays - Thursdays 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., plus clinicals

Course Cost: The program is funded for eligible students through the Sunshine Health Scholarship Application

For additional information, please contact 850-558-3620.

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GED/ESOL Classes

The TCC Gadsden Center offers onsite GED classes and ESOL classes for registered individuals. All prospective GED students must take the TABE test. All prospective ESOL students must take the CASAS test. Classes are held:

Monday – Thursday
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

GED in Spanish

Monday - Thursday
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Monday – Thursday
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

To learn more or to register for a class, visit .

Proctored Testing

The TCC Gadsden Center conveniently offers a variety of testing services.  Testing services include:

  • Online class proctored testing for TCC students
  • Distance Learning testing for students of other universities and colleges
  • PERT Testing for college admissions
  • TABE Testing

The TCC Gadsden Center offers the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education). TABE tests can be scheduled Monday - Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  All tests require a minimum of 24 hours of advance scheduling in order to guarantee availability. 

To schedule a testing time, call (850) 558-3620 or email

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for eligible students. Visit the TCC Financial Aid & Scholarship office or access the application for scholarships offered through Tallahassee Community College.

Other payment options may be available to help you in covering the cost of training. 

Services for Job Seekers

The TCC Gadsden Center houses a fully equipped computer lab to connect Gadsden job seekers with the online job search process. Computers can be used to access online applications, develop cover letters and resumes and find out more about training opportunities to advance your career. Staff is available to review your resume and offer tips and suggestions on improving your job search.

Employers and Community Partners

Need to train your workforce? Restructuring your organization? TCC2Work offers services to help employers and organizations move forward successfully. We provide consulting, solutions, and specialized training to take your business to the next level.

Contact the Gadsden Center


The TCC Gadsden Center is open to the community for school and work related activities:

Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Excluding Holidays


223 Pat Thomas Parkway
Quincy, Florida 32351

Phone: (850) 558-3620
Fax: (850) 558-3623