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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 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 Career Certificate Program Training Certificate. This program is located at the Lake Worth campus.

Welding Scholarship

We would like to thank Welder Services of Florida, Inc. for their continued support of our welding program by supplying a scholarship to our students. The Steve Knight Memorial Scholarship assists welding students in paying for tuition through the PBSC Foundation. A special thank you to Brooke Knight for her continued support of our welding program. 



NCCER logoPalm Beach State College is an Accredited Training and Education Facility for the National Center for Construction Education and Research. The Welding program incorporates NCCER credentials that ensure our graduates are job ready.

PBSC is now an Accredited Testing Facility!
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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 Career Certificate program advisor Mikayel Ishmael.
  • You have completed 50% of your program courses and have not satisfied the VPI co-requisite course requirements.

See a Career Certificate program advisor or Workforce Assessment advisor to complete your application process.

This program is eligible for Financial Aid.

Some 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, admissions procedures or program contact Career Certificate program Advisor Mikayel Ishmael or call (561) 868-3557.

NOTE: Credit may be available for prior learning. Please contact the program director for more information.

Contact Information

Lynn Highsmith
Program Director 

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