Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Covington is readily available for educational use. Our recent renovations to the facility and the purchase of more advanced equipment has made the Center a state of the art training facility that is in line with the demands of business and industry. Our Multi-Purpose Room and Small Conference Room are available to business, industry and the community. Please contact us for date availability.
The Tennessee College of Applied Technologys were originally established as a statewide system by the enactment of the Tennessee Legislature during the 1963 General Assembly as State Area Vocational-Technical Schools. This system operated under the supervision of the Tennessee State Board of Education until June 30, 1983. The State Area Vocational-Technical Schools came under the jurisdiction of the Tennessee State Board of Regents July 1, 1983. Further legislation changed the State Area Vocational-Technical Schools to Tennessee College of Applied Technologys effective July 1, 1994. The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Covington had its beginning in 1965 and opened its first classes in October, 1966. We implemented a trimester system on January 1, 2006.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Covington is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. The Tennessee Board of Regents is the governing board for this system that is comprised of six universities, thirteen community colleges, and twenty-seven technology centers. The TBR system enrolls more than 80 percent of all Tennessee systems attending public institutions of higher education.