Premier Technical Institute is open to all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, or marital status. The admission standards are in complete compliance with the Texas Workforce Career School and Colleges Regulatory Board. Those individuals applying for admission must meet the following general requirements. Before an applicant can be accepted for admission to Premier Technical Institute, he or she must:
- Have a high school diploma, GED or pass a Mechanical Aptitude Test with a score of 70 or higher.
- Schedule an interview with the Admissions department. During this interview, potential students will be informed of all cost, length, equipment requirements, technical requirements and any cost associated with specific programs; and
- Complete an admission application; and
- Take a tour of the School’s facility, and
- Submit a completed enrollment agreement.
Individuals may apply at any time but may only begin their program of study on specified start dates. Individuals who are interested in attending Premier Technical Institute are encouraged to contact the school in advance of their intended start date.
To be eligible for admission, an applicant must:
- Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident;
- Be able to read and write English or Spanish fluently.
- Must have a high school diploma, GED or pass a Mechanical Aptitude Test with a score of 70 or higher.
Premier Technical Institute is open to all candidates without regard to race, color, nationality, national origin, religion, creed. age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, or marital status. Premier Technical Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
Americans With Disabilities (ADA)
Premier Technical Institute adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The School will provide appropriate accommodation as determined by the Director. Students must notify instructors of any permanent or temporary disabilities and must provide documentation regarding those disabilities prior to the granting of an accommodation.
For assistance, students should consult with the Director at 214-484-2711.
All Rights Reserved by Premier Technical Institute
Premier Technical Institute reserves the right to deny enrollment to any applicant who does not comply with the School’s policies and procedures, or when evidence exists that the applicant’s enrollment would be incompatible with the goals and objectives of the School, or when, in the judgment of the School, the applicant’s presence on campus would not be in the best interest of the applicant, the School, or the general student population.
A full refund will be made to any student who cancels the enrollment contract within 72 hours (until midnight of the third day excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays) after the enrollment contract is signed or within the student’s first three scheduled class days (does not apply to Seminars). If the student is not scheduled for classes during the first week, a full refund will be made to any student who cancels enrollment within the first three scheduled class days, except that the school may retain not more than $100 in any administrative fees charged and items of extra expense that are necessary for the portion of the program attended and stated separately on the enrollment agreement.
Premier Technical Institute accepts the following forms of payment: cash, personal checks, money orders, and credit cards.
- The student is not required to pay tuition during the first week of the program.
- Refund calculations will be based on the scheduled course time of classes through the last documented day of an academically related activity. Leaves of absence, suspensions and school holidays will not be counted as part of the scheduled class.
- The effective date of termination for refund purposes will be the earliest of the following:
- The date of termination, if the student is terminated by the school;
- The date of receipt of written notice from the student; or
- The first of the following dates when the student’s participation is an academically related activity cannot be documented: at the end of the first week of each academic term, and at the end the first month of each academic term, at the midpoint of each academic term and at the end of each academic term.
- If tuition and fees are collected in advance of entrance, and if after expiration of the 72 hours of cancellation privilege the student does not enter school, not more than $100 in any administrative fees charged shall be retained by the school for the entire residence program or synchronous distance education program.
- If a student enters a residence or synchronous distance education program and withdraws or is otherwise terminated, the school or college may retain not more than $100 in administrative fees charged for the entire program. The minimum refund of the remaining tuition and fees will be the pro-rata portion of tuition, fees and other charges the number of hours remaining in the portion of the course or program for which student has been charged after the effective date of termination bears to the total number of hours in the portion of the course or program for which the student has been charged, except that a student may not collect a refund if the student has completed 75 percent or more of the total number of hours in the portion of the program for which the student has been charged on the effective date of termination.
- Refunds for items of extra expense to the student such as books, tools or other supplies should be handled separately from refund of tuition and other academic fees. The student will not be required to purchase instructional supplies, books and tools until such time as these materials are required. Once these materials are purchased, no refund will be made. For full refunds, the school can withhold costs for these types of items from the refund as long as they were necessary for the portion of the program attended and separately stated in the enrollment agreement. Any such items not required for the portion of the program attended must be included in the refund.
- A student who withdraws for a reason unrelated to the student’s academic status after the 75 percent completion mark and requests a grade at the time of withdrawal shall be given a grade of “incomplete” and permitted to re-enroll in the course or program during the 12 month period following the date the student withdrew without payment of additional tuition for that portion of the course or program.
- A full refund of all tuition and fees is due and refundable in each of the following cases:
- An enrollee is not accepted by the School
- If the course of instruction is discontinued by the school and this prevents the student from completing the course; or
- If the student’s enrollment was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in advertising promotional materials of the school, representatives, or owner of the school.
Refund Policy for Students Called to Active Military Service
A student of the school or college who withdraws from the school as a result of the student being called to active duty in a military service of the United States or the Texas National Guard may elect one of the following options for each program in which the student is enrolled:
- if tuition and fees are collected in advance of the withdrawal, a pro-rata refund of any tuition, fees, or other charges paid by the student for the program and cancellation of any unpaid tuition, fees, or other charges owed by the student for the portion of the program the student does not complete following withdrawal;
- a grade of incomplete with the designation “withdrawn-military” for the courses in the program, other than courses for which the student has previously received a grade on the student’s transcript, and the right to re-enroll in the program, or a substantially equivalent program if that program is no longer available, not later than the first anniversary of the date the student is discharged from active military duty without payment of additional tuition, fees, or other charges for the program other than any previously unpaid balance of the original tuition, fees, and charges for books for the program; or
- The assignment of an appropriate final grade or credit for the courses in the program, but only if the instructor or instructors of the program determine that the student has:
- Satisfactorily completed at least 80 percent of the required coursework for the program; and
- Demonstrate sufficient mastery of the program material to receive credit for completing the program.
The payment of refunds will be completed such that the refund instrument has been negotiated or credited into the proper account(s), within 45 days after the effective date of termination. The student is not required to request the refund.