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Composite Fabrication and Testing - Certificate Program

Eastern Florida State College's Composite Fabrication and Testing certificate program will prepare you for entry-level employment in composite material fabrication, composite production of fiberglass lamination and fabrication, or will provide supplemental training for individuals previously or currently employed.

Composite manufacture and repair covers many industries, including boat manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, the military, custom markets, and even Disney.

Florida is a major manufacturer of boats, almost all made of fiberglass, plus composites are being increasingly utilized in the aerospace industry. Industry professionals from around Florida have visited the EFSC lab on multiple occasions, and been impressed at how hands-on and robust it is compared to other training options.

EFSC is one of the only colleges in Florida offering a composites program, which was designed with the help of area manufacturers to ensure students are learning skills necessary to compete for local jobs.

Composite Fabrication and Testing COURSE CURRICULUM

The Composite Fabrication and Testing program consists of seven courses, which you can complete in about a year and a half as a full-time student.

Class time is spent working on composite projects, including fun projects such as a skateboard deck, utilizing the exact same processes and equipment used in industry.

Credits you earn in this college credit certificate can also apply to EFSC's Engineering Technology A.S. degree.

Composite Fabrication and Testing - Certificate Program

Program Overview

Certificate Type
College Credit Certificate (CCC)
Delivery Methods
On-Campus, Hybrid
Cocoa, Palm Bay
Total Credit Hours
Academic Community
Industry/Manufacturing & Construction
Contact Information

Email Program Advisor

Advising Appointments



Palm Bay via Teams

Meer Almeer, Program Manager

Admissions Information for Composite Fabrication and Testing

The Composite Fabrication and Testing CCC is an open-access program that can be started during any term. You can submit your application via Eastern Florida's general application process. Contact an advisor or the faculty contact for more information, degree planning, or enrollment questions.

Tuition and Financial Aid Eligibility

In-state tuition for this 19-credit-hour program is approximately $1,975 (plus additional fees for labs and course materials). Contact the Financial Aid Office to learn more about decreasing your out-of-pocket expenses through financial aid and scholarships.

Courses You'll Take

Here are some of the courses you'll complete while earning the Composite and Fabrication Testing certificate:

Why Learn Composite and Fabrication Testing at EFSC?

There are many reasons to choose Eastern Florida's Composite and Fabrication Testing certificate program:

  • Interactive curriculum and environment
  • Highly trained faculty who encourage student creativity
  • Opportunity to put your skills to practical use as a member of the Robotics Club
  • Access to our state-of-the-art Composites Lab
  • Excellent job prospects upon graduation

Related Programs

The Composite Fabrication and Testing certificate at EFSC connects to the Engineering Technology associate degree. Interested in exploring that option and other related engineering and advanced manufacturing certificates? Check out the options below.