2017-18 Basic Skills Licensure Exemption List

If students enrolled in one of the following programs can't meet the basic skills level required for completion of the final Occupational Completion Point (OCP), they may sit for the licensure exam related to the program in which they are enrolled. If a student passes one of the accepted exams for a program within 6 months of coursework completion, he or she may be counted as a completer from the program. Licensure exemptions are listed as Certification Codes from the Division of Career and Adult Education Industry Certification Descriptions.

(2017) CIP
Program Name
Program Number
Name of License/Certification
Certifying  Agency
0647020106 Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology I470203

NCCER222 - NCCR HVAC – Level 4 (Postsecondary) 


HVACE001-HVAC Excellence Employment Ready-Heat Pump
HVACE002-HVAC Excellence Employment Ready-Air Conditioning
HVACE003-HVAC Excellence Employment Ready-Light Commercial Air Conditioning
HVACE004-HVAC Excellence Employment Ready- Electric Heat
HVACE005-HVAC Excellence Employment Ready-Light Commercial Refrigeration

HVACE006-HVAC Excellence Employment Ready-Gas Heat
HVACE011- HVAC Excellence Employment Ready-Electrical

NATEX001 - Air Conditioning Service Technician
NATEX002 - Air Conditioning Installation Specialization
NATEX003 - Air to Air Heat Pump Installation Technician
NATEX004 - Air to Air Heat Pump Service Technician
NATEX005 - NATEX Industry Competency Exam (ICE) - Commercial Refrigeration
NATEX006 - NATEX Industry Competency Exam (ICE) - Light Commercial
NATEX007 - NATEX Industry Competency Exam (ICE) - Residential

National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)

HVAC Excellence (HVACE)









North American Technician Excellence (NATEX)

0647060405 Automotive Service  Technology I470608

NIASE002 - ASE Master Automobile Technician
NIASE005 - ASE Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (A2) NIASE007 - ASE Brakes (A5)
NIASE008 - ASE Electrical/Electronic Systems (A6)
NIASE009 - ASE Engine Performance (A8)
NIASE010 - ASE Engine Repair (A1)
NIASE011 - ASE Heating & Air Conditioning (A7)
NIASE012 - ASE Manual Drive Train and Axles (A3)
NIASE014 - ASE Suspension and Steering (A4)
NIASE076 - NATEX Industry Competency Exam (ICE) - Residential

FLADA001 Florida Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) Certified Technician 

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence










Florida Automobile Dealers Association

0647060703 Aviation Airframe Mechanics T640300

FEDAA002 - FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician - General
FEDAA004 - FAA Aviation Mechanic Technician – Airframe

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

0647060801 Aviation Powerplant Mechanics T640400

FEDAA002 - FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician - General
FEDAA010 - FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician – Powerplant

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
 0412050312 Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts   N100500

ACRED002 - Certified Culinarian (CC)

NRFSP001  Certified Food Safety Manager

NRAEF003 Certified Food Protection Manager (ServSafe®)

American Culinary Federation

National Registry of Food Safety Professionals

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

0612040102 Cosmetology   D500100

Cosmetologist (FLDOP002)

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), Division of Professions
0351080503 Pharmacy Technician NA

NATHA010 Certified Pharmacy Technician CPHT

PTCBD001 Pharmacy Technician

National Health Care Association

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

0351390101 Practical Nursing  H170607

FDMQA017 – Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

NCSBN002 - National Licensed Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN)

Florida Department of Health/Division of Medical Quality Assurance

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

0648050805 Welding Technology J400400

AWELD001 Certified Welder 

NCCER263 - NCCER Welding Level 1 (Secondary)
NCCER264 - NCCER Welding Level 2 (Secondary)
NCCER265 - NCCER Welding Level 3 (Secondary)

American Welding Society

National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)