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Adult Apprentices

Trident Technical College, in collaboration with regional employers in a variety of industries, are offering students the opportunity to get paid to learn as apprentices. Students hired as apprentices receive paid on-the-job training along with in-the-classroom instruction at TTC.

Apprenticeship opportunities are available in the following occupations:

  • Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Automotive
  • CAD Technician
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Hotel Operations
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Machinist
  • Nail Technician
  • Small Business/Entrepreneurship
  • Welding

Students who are selected for participation in adult apprenticeship programs will receive the following:

  • Paid employment and mentoring from an employer partner
  • A completion certificate for coursework that may be applied towards an associate degree
  • National credentials from the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Marketable skills for life

To be eligible for adult apprenticeship opportunities a student must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrate academic readiness and responsibility
  • Provide a final, official high school transcript with a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from the last five years; qualifying SAT/ACT scores; or achieve qualifying next-generation ACCUPLACER scores (TTC placement test)
  • Achieve qualifying Placement Test scores
  • Provide a resume in Word format
  • Sign a Release of Information form
  • Be legally able to work in the United States

To start the process, individuals must submit proof of qualifying scores on the placement test, Release of Information form and a resume. Submissions can be dropped off or emailed to Mitchell Harp in TTC's Division of Apprenticeships and Employer Partnerships located on Thornley Campus in Bldg. 910/Rm. 216. Have further questions? Please call 843-574-6979.

Contact Info

To Inquire About Adult Apprenticeships

Division of Apprenticeships and Employer Partnerships
Thornley Campus
Bldg. 910, Rm. 216

Mitchell Harp
Dean of Apprenticeship Programs

Yvonne Brown
Consultant - Apprenticeships/Employer Partnerships


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