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Continuing EDUCATION

Trident Technical College offers dozens of Continuing Education (noncredit) programs and courses across an array of fields and disciplines. Some lead to nationally recognized professional certifications. Others are designed to challenge and stimulate lifelong learners. No matter your learning goals, no matter your educational background, we are sure to have a program or course that interests you.

ENHANCE Your Career

Are you hoping to advance in your job or pursue new professional opportunities? We offer a wide variety of Continuing Education (noncredit) classes in an array of career fields from construction and computer science to accounting and health care. More than 80 of our programs lead to national certifications, and most are open to everyone, regardless of educational background.

EQUIP Your Workforce

For companies interested in workforce development, we offer fully customized corporate training programs and consultative services designed to strengthen your teams, motivate your employees and propel your business forward. We’ll even offer on-site training at your location.

Note: These programs are specifically designed for organizations. For individuals pursuing professional growth, we offer dozens of programs designed to "Enhance Your Career."

EXPLORE New Interests

Passionate about lifelong learning? Whether you want to speak a new language or cook a new recipe, build a personal fitness regimen or manage your household finances, we offer a variety of educational courses designed for personal enrichment.

What is Continuing Education anyway?

Continuing Education is an opportunity to obtain valuable knowledge and skills for personal enrichment and career enhancement.

Unlike for-credit learning, Continuing Education encompasses noncredit courses, therefore classes do not count toward a degree. However, many Continuing Education courses prepare you for industry-recognized licensure and certifications. Successful completion of these courses earns continuing education units (CEU's) for the student. Whether you want better job opportunities or you’re looking to try something new, there is sure to be a Continuing Education course for you.


NEW! Payment Plans

Trident Tech Continuing Education students can now spread out the cost of their education with a new Payment Plan available for all programs costing $499 or more. The Payment Plan options are available through a partnership with Tuition Management Systems (TMS), a company that has helped more than 3 million students pay for education at thousands of schools. Learn more!

Still not sure?

If you’re still not sure whether you should be taking credit or noncredit courses, feel free to ask one of our registration specialists at 843.574.6152.

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Dorchester County in partnership with Trident Technical College is offering FREE ManuFirstSC training to the residents of Dorchester County. This training, formally known as Lean Manufacturing, is being provided in part through Dorchester County funding and a Trident Technical College grant. Dorchester County is hosting a series of free information sessions about the ManuFirstSC Grant program on Jan. 10, Jan. 15 and Jan. 17 in various locations within Dorchester County.


Information Session for Human Resources Certifications

Come and learn more about the SHRM Learning System and and SHRM certifications for human resources professionals. Join us for a free SHRM Information Session Jan. 28, 6-7:30 p.m. at Trident Technical College's Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus) in Bldg. 910/Rm. 122. Call 843.574.6683 with questions and to RSVP to attend the information session. Group of business professionals in a meeting LEARN MORE >>

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View our current continuing education course schedule