State CIP Code 0648050806
Basic Skills Requirements: The student must be exempt or attain a 9th grade level on each section of the TABE exam: Math, Language and Reading.
This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the welding industry.
A student wishing to be admitted into the Welding Technology – Advanced certificate program at Northwest Florida State College must meet one of the following prerequisites:
Pass a 10 panel drug screening (same requirement for admissions into Welding Technology program) AND one of the following:
- Have completed a Welding Technology certificate program at an accredited institution. OR
- Possess an AWS certification or a company sponsored weld certification, in plate welding using the SMAW process OR
- Demonstrate their abilities by passing a SMAW plate weld test to AWS standards