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National Certification Programs

Trident Technical College offers more than 80 programs that lead to national certification, some of which are offered online. These programs may be eligible for MyCAA benefits for military spouses. For more information, email or call 843.574.6152.

 Information Technology and Advanced Security

  • A+ Certification/CompTIA
  • Network+ Certification/CompTIA
  • Security+/CompTIA
  • CCNA/Cisco Systems
  • ISSEP/Cisco Systems
  • CISSP/Cisco Systems
  • Microsoft Certified Application Specialist/Microsoft

Manufacturing, Industrial and Construction Trades

  • Asbestos Certifications/EPA
  • Lead Abatement Certification/EPA
  • HVAC Refrigerant Certification/EPA
  • National Pool and Spa Operator Certification/EPA
  • Water and Wastewater: Biological Wastewater, Industrial Wastewater, Drinking  Water, and Water Distribution Certifications/EPA
  • Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician/NAA Education Institute
  • Welder Certification Testing/American Welding Society
  • Pre-employment Manufacturing Certification/NCCER
  • Transport of Hazardous Materials 49 CFR 172.700/U.S. DOT
  • General Industry/OSHA 10 hour or 30 hour
  • General Construction/OSHA 10 hour or 30 hour
  • Competent Person Certification/OSHA for:
    Mobile crane operation
    Powered industrial trucks
    Hazard communications
    NFPA 70E arcflash
    Confined space entry and rescue
    Fire brigade
    Fire extinguisher
    Fall protection
    Materials handling and rigging
  • OSHA GAP Analysis
  • OSHA VPP Program
  • OSHA Audit
  • OSHA Hazwoper/Hazmat
    8-hour First Responder
    24-hour Operations level
    40-hour Technician level
    8-hour Annual refresher

Health Care

  • Certified Nurse Aide/National Nurse Aide Assessment Program
  • CPR/American Heart Association  
  • Emergency Medical Technician/National Registry of EMTs                            
  • Limited Radiographer/South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards  
  • Medical Administrative Assistant/National Center for Competency Testing  (Blended format)                             
  • Medical Assistant: (2 certs.)|  Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Registered (Blended format)  
  • Medical Coding Specialist (see below | fully online)
  • Medical Transcriptionist (see below | fully online)
  • Phlebotomy Technician/National Center for Competency Testing  

Professional Development and Personal Enrichment

  • Personal Trainer Certification/World Institute of Training Schools
  • Management Certificate/American Management Association
  • Retail Customer Service/National Retail Foundation (NRF)
  • Retail Sales/NRF
  • Retail Management/NRF
  • Retail Business Credential/NRF
  • Human Resources Management Certificate/ SHRM
  • SC Real Estate, Property Management and Appraisal (state certification only)
  • Insurance: Life, Accident and Health and Property and Casualty, and Securities (SC only)

Green Business and Sustainability

  • Building Analyst/ Building Performance Institute
  • Building Envelope Professional/Building Performance Institute

Fully Online Certification Programs

  • Certified Logistics Assistant/Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
  • Certified Logistics Technician/Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
  • Certified Production Technician/Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
  • Medical Coding Specialist Program/ (2 credentials) AHIMA and AAPC
  • Medical Transcriptionist/ACCP

       Visit for health care online programs.

      Visit for course information on the following courses:

  • Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2007
  • Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2007 Master
  • Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer
  • AutoCAD 2011
  • AutoCAD 2011 with AutoCAD 3D
  • AutoCAD 3D
  • AutoCAD 3D (Software included)
  • Building Analyst Quick Start
  • Certified Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialist
  • Certified Architectural Glass Technician
  • Certified Auto Glass Technician
  • Certified Bookkeeper
  • Certified Global Business Professional
  • Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager
  • Certified Indoor Environmentalist
  • Certified Mediator (approved for HR and Project Management recertification)
  • Certified Wedding Planner
  • Certified Window and Door Installer
  • Chartered Tax Professional  
  • Cisco COCA Certification Training
  • Optima A+ Certification Training
  • Optima Network+ Certification Training
  • Optima Security+ Certification Training
  • Forensic Computer Examiner
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional Server Administrator (MCITP)
  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator Plus 2003 (MCSA+)
  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer 2003 (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SQL Server 2005 (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Web Developer
  • Performing Comprehensive Building Assessments
  • Project Management
  • Project Management with Microsoft Project 2007
  • Residential Interior Designer
  • RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) on the Web
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Solar Power Professional
  • Travel Agent Training


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