Training Resources for Job Seekers

Are you looking for new skills? Do you need training? Find out about no-fee employment and training services available throughout the State..

Do You Need Training? - Learn what occupations are growing in demand, which ones offer better pay, or have the most openings. Find out how Labor Market Information can help you prepare for your future.

Explore Employment Projections by occupations for jobs that will be in high demand in the future so you can plan your training.

Not sure what kind of training you need? Contact your nearest SC Works Center for a no-fee skills assessment.

Where to Get Training

Find Training Providers in South Carolina - The Eligible Training Provider List is the most comprehensive and only statewide source that lists qualified training providers, including locations, fees, programs, occupations, and apprenticeship programs. Your local SC Works Center can help you identify potential sources for training.

Basic Training – Obtain a GED or strengthen your basic math, English, or reading skills.
Vocational Training – Become trained in skills in that are needed for jobs in demand today.
On-the-Job Training – Become trained by a local employer in skills needed for a particular job through on-the-job training programs or apprenticeship opportunities.

Your local SC Works Center offers workshops on interview skills, applying for financial aid, job search techniques, and writing a résumé. Topics vary based on location. Contact your local SC Works Center for details.

Are There Special Programs to Help Me?

Training Scholarships - If you are out of work, need job training, or need to brush up on your skills, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program may help you. WIOA funds a variety of employment and training programs for youth and adults in various levels of services depending on needs and eligibility. Services are offered in SC Works Centers throughout the State. Contact your local SC Works Center and ask for a Career Coach.
Trade Adjustment Assistance Act - Assists workers who have lost their job or have reduced hours due to increased imports.

Where to Get Help

Contact your local SC Works Center for referrals to training, as well as other employment-related services.

Additional Training and Education Opportunities

Career Technical Education
Adult Education
South Carolina Technical College System
Colleges and Universities in South Carolina
Apprenticeship Programs


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