This program prepares the student for entry-level employment in a variety of occupations in the welding industry. The content includes, but is not limited to, communication skills, human relations, employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, reading blueprints, identifying metals and basic shop skills.
Palm Beach State College is an American Welding Society S.E.N.S.E. participating organization and certified to deliver Levels I, II, and III of the national skill standards for the training and qualification of welding personnel.
Palm Beach State College awards students who complete the Welding Technology program a Post Secondary Adult Vocational Training Certificate. In addition, Palm Beach State has developed an articulation process for program completers to receive 24 credits toward the Industrial (Operations) Management AAS degree.
This program is located at Palm Beach State at Lake Worth.
Your admission to a Trade and Industry program may be delayed for one or more of the following reasons:
You have not taken the TABE or provided proof of exemption.
You have not had an advising session with a PSAV advisor.
You have completed 50% of your program courses and have not satisfied the VPI co-requisite course requirements.
See a PSAV advisor or Workforce Assessment Advisor to complete your application process.
Most students entering this program are required to take the TABE test. All are required to meet with an advisor prior to registration. For more information on the TABE and admissions procedures contact student advisor Lynnmarie Gomes Highsmith.
For more information, call Program Director Rick Reeder (561) 868-3547.