Skip to content

Workforce Development and Continuing Education

Workforce Development and Continuing Education

The Workforce Development/Continuing Education Department pledges to provide a suitable alternative to traditional learning by providing short-term job training and community interest classes to everyone in our county service area.

Our goal is to ensure that all who seek career advancement receive the proper training for the current job market. For those who want to learn more about a favorite hobby or interest, our classes offer up-to-date and exciting information. To contact WTC’s Workforce Development/Continuing Education Department, call 843.355.4116, 4155 or 4177 or send an email. 

To register for Workforce Development/Continuing Education courses:

1. Complete the Online Application 

2. Print and mail the completed application and fee payment to the Workforce Development/Continuing Education Office; or

3. Deliver the completed application to the Workforce Development/Continuing Education office and make fee payment at Business Affairs.

Points to Know: – Workforce Development/Continuing Education courses are not eligible for traditional financial assistance. – A minimum number of students is required for a class to be taught. If fewer than the minimum number is enrolled by one week prior to the start date of the class, usually the class is canceled. – If a course is canceled by the College, tuition will be refunded in full. If the course is taught and a student decides to drop, withdraw, or not come to class, normally no refund is given. – A Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally-recognized unit of credit for recording satisfactory completion of certain continuing education courses. One CEU represents ten contact hours of instructions. Completion certificates may be awarded to students who satisfactorily complete a continuing education course. – Normally students under 16 years of age may take Workforce Development/Continuing Education courses with the written approval of a parent or guardian. Some courses are not available to minors due to South Carolina laws or due to the discretion of the instructor (primarily for safety concerns). – Senior citizens pay the same fees as other students for all courses.   

New and Expanding Industry Training Opportunities: Williamsburg Technical College cooperates with new and expanding industries to train work forces. Most often, the training is conducted in the industry where the trainee may be employed and, depending upon the program objectives, may consist of both classroom and on-the-job training. All training programs are established to meet the specific needs of particular industries. Workforce Development/Continuing Education courses are not eligible for Title IV or S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance.

Corporate and Customized Training:  The Workforce Development/Continuing Education staff is committed to training a skilled workforce in order to meet the new and expanding labor force requirements of current industries. Our professional and knowledgeable trainers possess the industrial and business acumen that enables them to customize training in a way that will increase proficiency and productivity for your organization. Training programs can take place at your location or in one of our classrooms or computer labs at our Kingstree campus. Courses and workshops are available in Leadership and Team Development, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Technical Skills, Customer Service Excellence, Computer Software Application, Workforce Ethics, OSHA Safety Training, Forklift Truck Operator, Real Estate Renewal, Defensive Driving, Manufacturing Production Technician, and Pre-employment Training Programs. Additional programs can be designed and delivered to meet specific performance requirements. Seminars are held regularly for groups needing Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in order to satisfy licensure renewal requirements. For more information, please call 843.355.4116, 4155, or 4177.


Forklift Training

A forklift certification is a 16 hour course consisting of both a written and skill portion that ensures employees have the aptitude, knowledge and safety standards in order to operate a forklift without risk of injury or damage to company property. Available Class Dates: Time: 8 AM – 1:30 PM January 17 – January 18 …

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician Certificate Curriculum is a hybrid program (one day a week in person and the other days virtual) that prepares individuals to become pharmacy technicians. These allied health professionals assist and support licensed pharmacists in preparing and dispensing medications and other health care products to patients. Under the direction of a pharmacist, the …

OSHA 10 and Quality Assurance

OSHA 10 and Quality Assurance is an entry level course that provides a preview of safety protocols along with quality awareness that is specific to the manufacturing industry. Available Class Dates: March 27 – March 31  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM May 22- May 26  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM July 24- July 28 8:30 AM …

Web Development and Design

This course is designed to provide users with an all-around experience in digital media, text, sound, graphics and more when building a website. If you are a beginner with WordPress this is your course. If you are an advanced web designer, this is your course. If you have always wanted to learn how to develop, …

ServSafe

ServSafe® is the premier provider of educational resources, materials, and programs to help attract and develop a strong industry workforce for hospitality in all areas- churches, schools, restaurants, food trucks, gas stations, etc. ServSafe is offered quarterly at WTC upon request.   Apply Today!! Complete the Continuing Education Application For questions or concerns contact Workforce Development …

CDL

  Our CDL Training: Class A Truck Driver program provides the optimal balance between classroom learning and on the road training to better prepare students for the CDL exam. Class sizes are small and our experienced instructors can give you insight on what it’s like to be a truck driver. You will receive over 160 …

Drone Training

Location: Workforce Development Building 293 Tech Drive Kingstree, SC 29556 Are you looking for a new and rewarding career? The drone industry is the next big opportunity and Williamsburg Technical College can prepare you for it!  You can become a UAV Certified Specialist! WTC is currently offering the following: AIT 100:  This course provides participants …

CPR

Date: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month 2023 Dates: January 18 February 15 March 15 April 19 May 17 June 21 July 19 August 16 September 20 October 18 November 15 December 13 Cost: $25 Location: Workforce Development Building Info: Get your CPR Certification in just a few hours!   Apply Today!! Complete the Continuing Education …

CWP Training

2023 Dates: February 25 April 8 June 17 August 19 October 28 December 9 Time: 8:30AM-5PM (May end early depending on instructor) Location: Workforce Development Building Address: 293 Tech Dr. Kingstree, S.C. 29556 Items needed: Driver’s License, Personal Weapon, Ammo, and Ear plugs (Optional) Other items: Completion of the CWP documents and Continuing Education application …

The Workforce Development / Continuing Education Department offers hundreds of courses online which are not subject to many limitations encountered with conventional courses. The courses usually run for six weeks with two lessons posted to students' email accounts per week. Many times a textbook is not required. Course materials can be downloaded via the Internet. Ed2go offers hundreds of courses in areas such as: the Internet, Webpage Design, Web Graphics, Web Programming, Basic Computer Literacy, Computer Applications, Certification Prep, Digital Photography, Languages, Writing Courses, Entertainment Industry Careers, Grant Writing, Business Courses, Test Prep, Personal and Career Development, Healthcare, Nutrition and Fitness, Law and Legal Careers, and many more. Advanced Career Training provides courses in areas such as: Healthcare Professions, Networking/Microsoft Certification Programs, CompTIA Certification Programs, Internet/Graphic and Web Design/Technical and Business/Travel. JER Online lists over 1000+, cost-affordable, Continuing Workforce Courses and Certificates. No ordinary courses--JER Online courses and certificates are industry developed. This means that you are going  to have access to the same e-learning that business and industry use for their employee training. Start anytime. JER Online offers discounted pricing for employee group enrollments. As an extra added value and bonus, students will have 1-year access to their online courses, post course completion (applies to self-directed corporate developed courses only) Examples of some of our most popular certificates & courses include: Lean Six Sigma (Green, Yellow, Black), Professional Technical Communication Certification, Pharmacy Technician, HR Certification, Project Management (Mapped to PMI Certification), Workplace Business Writing, 2010 and 2013 Computer skills, App Development and many more programs.
Williamsburg Technical College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department is offering a SNAP2Work Employment and Training program in order to provide job training and retention pointers.   The SNAP part of SNAP2Work stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which is a program for individuals who are receiving food stamps and who are seeking employment. SNAP2Work teaches job search tools for success such as resume writing, interview skills, and career testing; how to seek in the right places and make connections to help find a job; education, reading and writing skills to prepare one for the job market; vocational training to upgrade skills to meet labor market requirements; and job retention services to help one keep a job once it is obtained.   Requirements to participate in the SNAP2Work program include registering for work, being at least 18 years of age but under 50 years of age; and having no dependents.   People who are not qualified for participation include persons under 18 years of age or over 50 years of age; students enrolled at least half-time; persons receiving unemployment insurance payments; persons responsible for the care of an incapacitated person; persons who are pregnant or physically or mentally unable to work; persons who have a dependent child under 18 years of age; and persons who are employed and working at least 20 hours per week.

Persons interested in the SNAP2Work program should contact their case worker to obtain a print out of their Profile History and contact the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department by calling 843.355.4116, 4115, or 4177 or emailing brownj@wiltech.edu

Williamsburg Technical College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department pledges to provide a suitable alternative to traditional learning by providing short-term job training and community interest classes to everyone in our county service area.  Our goal is to ensure that all who seek career advancement receive the proper training for the current job market.  For those who want to learn more about a favorite hobby or interest, our classes offer up-to-date and exciting information.

 

Williamsburg Technical College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education staff is committed to training a skilled workforce in order to meet the new and expanding labor force requirements of current industries.

 

Our professional and knowledgeable trainers possess the industrial and business acumen that enables them to customize training in a way that will increase proficiency and productivity for your organization.  Training programs can take place at your location or in one of our classrooms or computer labs at our Kingstree campus.

 

Courses and workshops are available in Leadership and Team Development, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Technical Skills, Customer Service Excellence, Computer Software Application, Workplace Ethics, OSHA Safety Training, Forklift Truck Operator, Real Estate Renewal, Manufacturing Production Technician, and Pre-employment training programs. Additional programs can be designed and delivered to meet specific performance requirements.  Seminars are held regularly for groups needing Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) in order to satisfy licensure renewal requirements.

 

For more information, call 843.355.4116, 4155 or 4177