Welcome to TCAT - Covington

Welcome to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Covington, Tennessee (TCAT). This center is one of the 27 Tennessee College of Applied Technology throughout the State of Tennessee.  A Tennessee College of Applied Technology is an institution that serves people in a broad geographical area consisting of two or more counties offering technical occupational training of less than college grade.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology was formerly known as Tennessee Technology Center (name change 7/1/2013). TCAT is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and is a Tennessee Board of Regents Institution.

The Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology serve as the premier suppliers of workforce development throughout the State of Tennessee. The Colleges fulfill their mission by:
• Providing competency-based training through superior quality, traditional and distance learning instruction methods that qualify completers for employment and job advancement;
• Contributing to the economic and community development of the communities served by training and retraining employed workers;
• Ensuring that programs and services are economical and accessible to all residents of Tennessee; and
• Building relationships of trust with community, business, and industry leaders to supply highly skilled workers in areas of need.
Revised: August 21, 2013 Directors’ Meeting; September 20, 2013 TBR Quarterly Board Meeting

Students or prospective students who wish to file a complaint related to accreditation or regarding violations of state law not resolved at the institution may submit a Student Complaint Form to the Tennessee Board of Regents at 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Suite 340, Nashville Tennessee 37217, or by going on line and filing out the form electronically at http://www.tbr.edu/contact/default.aspx?id=2936. Under Tennessee’s open records law, all or parts of complaints will generally be available for review upon request from a member of the public.

Complaints regarding accreditation can also be made by contacting the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350, telephone: 1-800-917-2081 (www.council.org).

Complaints of fraud, waste or abuse may be made by email at reportfraud@tbr.edu or by calling the Tennessee Comptroller’s Hotline for Fraud, Waste and Abuse at 1-800-232-5454.