This 3-week (62 hour) training course helps workers accelerate into manufacturing careers with general manufacturing and safety skills and an OSHA-10 certificate. This course is offered at many technical colleges across the state, including Continuing Education at Trident Technical College. Scholarships may be available through Berkeley County Economic Development. Contact our Workforce Development Manager for more details.

Adult 14-week Welding Class at Timberland and Cross High Schools

An adult evening 14-week Gas Metal Arc Welding Fundamentals Course is offered at no charge to county residents through Berkeley County School District’s adult education program at Timberland and Cross High Schools. Course graduates will have the opportunity to weld test for employment with W International and learn the basic weld skills for entry level welding careers. Contact our Workforce Development Manager or Berkeley County Adult Education for more details.

Employment Programs at SC Works Trident

SCWorks brings employers and job seekers together. Managed by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments, SC Works Trident connects businesses, job seekers, and training providers to create a pathway to employment in our region’s leading industries. SC Works Centers also offer several programs for jobseekers and funding for training such as Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Job Corps, Vocational Rehabilitation, Veterans Employment and Training Services, and more.

Workforce Pathways Scholarship

Trident Technical College (TTC) Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is pleased to offer the new Workforce Pathways Scholarship for continuing education classes (until funds are expended).

There is a new, separate opportunity from the WPS funds that are also available to pay for academic courses at Trident Technical College this year.

The Workforce Pathways Scholarship was funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through the South Carolina Technical College System. Trident Technical College has funding available to provide scholarships to students who are current residents of South Carolina. The scholarship money can be used by students to pay for class tuition and textbooks only. It is only available for use on qualified TTC continuing education courses within approved programs.

Who can apply?

Those interested in applying for the scholarship must provide proof of meeting the following criteria when submitting an application:
Be at least 18 years old
Received a GED or high school diploma or provide college transcript
Negative drug screen acquired within three days of application submittal (Note: some programs may require more than one drug screen)
Currently reside in South Carolina

Applicants must also be able to meet the physical and program requirements of their chosen program of study and follow the instructions provided at orientation.

Health Care programs that qualify

Coding for Health Care Professionals (CHCP)

  • CHCP1 – Online Learning Introduction
  • CHCP2 – Medical Terminology
  • CHCP3 – Health Care Data Content
  • CHCP4 – ICD-10 Coding
  • CHCP5 – CPT-4 Coding Basic
  • CHCP6 – CPT-4 Coding Advanced
  • CHCP7 – Practicum

Coding Specialist (CS)

  • CS Term 1.1 – Online Learning Introduction
  • CS Term 1.2 – Medical Terminology
  • CS Term 1.3 – Anatomy and Physiology
  • CS Term 1.4 – Pharmacology
  • CS Term 1.5 – Human Diseases
  • CS Term 2.1 – Health Care Data Content
  • CS Term 2.2 – Understanding Health Insurance
  • CS Term 2.3 – ICD-10 Coding
  • CS Term 3.1 – CPT Coding Part 1
  • CS Term 3.2 – Electronic Health Records
  • CS Term 3.3 – CPT Coding Part 2
  • CS Term 3.4 – Coding Externship (Online or Online and Onsite)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Massage Therapy Certificate

Medical Assistant (MA)

  • Medical Assistant (MA) Bridge Program
  • Medical Assistant (MA) Training Program

Medical Office Specialist (MOS)

Patient Care

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Pharmacy Technician


Sterile Processing Technician (SPT)

IT programs that qualify


  • CATIA Level 1 – CATIA Introduction
  • CATIA Level 2 – CATIA Advanced

Engineering Graphic Design

  • Architectural Revit Introduction
  • AutoCAD Level 1
  • AutoCAD Level 2 – Production Environment
  • Inventor
  • SolidWorks

Graphic Design

  • Illustrator Level 1 – Illustrator Introduction
  • Illustrator Level 2 – Illustrator Intermediate
  • InDesign Level 1 – InDesign Introduction
  • InDesign Level 2 – InDesign Intermediate
  • Photoshop Level 1 – Photoshop Introduction
  • Photoshop Level 2 – Photoshop Intermediate

IT Technician

  • A+ Essentials
  • A+ Practical Application
  • Network+ Certification
  • Security+ Certification

Java Certificate

  • Learn to Code
  • Java Design Patterns
  • Java Concurrency Specialist
  • Java Master Specialist

Web Design

  • Photoshop for the Web
  • HTML5 and CSS3 Level 1
  • HTML5 and CSS3 Level 2
  • HTML5 and CSS3 Level 3
  • JavaScript Level 1 – JavaScript Introduction
  • JavaScript Level 2 – JavaScript Intermediate
  • JavaScript Level 3 – JavaScript Advanced

Manufacturing programs that qualify

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) Certificate – Part 1
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) Certificate – Part 2

Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF)

  • OSHA General Industry Safety 10-hour
  • AMF Core Skills
  • AMF Specialties – Composites Technician
  • AMF Specialties – Electrical Assembly Technician

Certified Logistics Technician

  • Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)
  • Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)
  • Forklift Training: Powered Industrial Truck

Certified Production Technician (CPT)

CNC Operator

  • CNC Module 1 – Manual Machining and Metal Cutting
  • CNC Module 2 – Abrasives and CNC Introduction
  • CNC Module 3 – CNC Operations
  • CNC Module 4 – CNC Controls


  • HVAC Refrigeration and Maintenance Basic
  • HVAC Maintenance Advanced
  • HVAC Troubleshooting and Repair Advanced
  • HVAC Refrigerant EPA Certification Exam Preparation

ISO Auditor Skills

  • Auditor Skills
  • Risk-Based Thinking
  • Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015

Welding Basic – STICK, MIG or TIG

Professional Development programs that qualify

Digital Photography

  • Digital Photography Demystified
  • Digital Photography Next Steps
  • Digital Photography Outdoors
  • Lightroom
  • Sizzlin’ Photo Enhancements

Floral Design

  • Floral Design I
  • Floral Design II
  • Holiday Design
  • Funeral Design
  • Wedding Design

Interior Design

  • Interior Design I
  • Interior Design II
  • Drafting I
  • Materials Presentation
  • Window Treatments
  • Interior Design III

Lean Six Sigma

Personal Trainer Certification

Real Estate and Property Management

  • Property Management
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Exam Preparation
  • Running a Property Management Company

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