Northwest Florida State College is a Pearson Vue Authorized Testing Center. Information Technology (IT) exams and Professional Licensure and Certification Exams are offered at the Niceville campus. Provided below is a list of some of the exams currently available.

Information Technology (IT) Exams

  • Comp TIA
  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
  • IBM Corporation
  • Linux Professional
  • Microsoft
  • VmWare, Inc.
  • ZTE

Professional Licensure and Certification Exams

  • Excelsior College
  • Florida Department of Education (FTCE/FELE)
  • Statewide Officer Certification Exam (SOCE)
  • Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
  • CDA
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Splunk
  • National Registry for Food Safety Professionals
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • PMI
  • Florida Bureau of Fire Prevention
  • Basic Abilities Test

For a complete list of available exams, please visit Pearson VUE’s website. All candidates taking a Pearson VUE exam must register and pay for their exam through the Pearson VUE website.

What to bring

All candidates are required to provide a current and valid photo ID on their scheduled testing day. Some tests require more than one ID. Please see the exam sponsors guidelines for ID requirements. Examples of acceptable forms of ID include, but are not limited to:

  • Driver’s License
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID

Candidates will not be allowed to test without a valid photo ID.

All electronic devices and personal items are prohibited while in the Testing Center and must be stored prior to and during testing. Lockers are provided for this purpose in the Testing Center free of charge. Cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off before storing them in a locker. The Testing Center is not responsible for lost, stolen or misplaced personal items.

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