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CDA Technical Institute

8137 N Main St, Jacksonville, FL

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (904) 766-7736 x104

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (904) 766-7736 x107

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CDA Technical Institute operates as a less than two-year career school, which offers high quality education and training for its students located in and around Jacksonville. Over the past several years CDA Technical Institute has granted degrees to over 700 students with more than 99% of students who start the program continue it to completion. CDA Technical Institute offers several programs to choose from. The more popular enrolled programs are listed below:

  • Diver, Professional and Instructor
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
  • Emergency Medical Technology
  • Welding

To help students and alumni succeed, CDA Technical Institute may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

The last reported accreditation for this school was done by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training. To see more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit commercialdivingacademy.com.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of the programs that may be offered at CDA Technical Institute. Programs may differ from the list below, to see a full list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (904) 766-7736.

Get more information about the programs offered by clicking the request information button to the right.

Diver, Professional and Instructor (844 Hours)

The diver, professional and instructor program takes about five months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $21,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $3,820*
  • Estimated loan repayment rate of 59% for former students**
  • $4,200 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • More than 200 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students usually complete the diver, professional and instructor program in 5 months

Welding (720 Hours)

Welding program takes approximately seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $14,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,990*
  • $5,800 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • More than 30 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The welding program takes about 7 months to complete

Learn more about welding programs by visiting our welding schools profile page, which includes listings and career descriptions as well.

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $24,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $100 application fee for students applying to the school. Student who wish to obtain more information regarding financial aid may contact the school's financial aid office at (904) 766-7736 x107, which has information regarding types of aid, forms and more. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid69%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships43%$2,750
Receiving Student Loans62%$12,543

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 22%.

IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.