Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)

Program Manager: Tori New Cater


# of classes required: 2


List of classes required: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) Certificate - Parts 1 and 2


1.    What is advanced manufacturing Technologies?

Advanced manufacturing technologies is a program designed to give you the skills needed to work in a high tech manufacturing organization. This program focuses on mechanical, electrical, robotics and quality. The training you receive makes you a good candidate for working in one of the larger manufacturing companies in the greater Charleston area.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

No. There are no prerequisites for the advanced manufacturing technologies program. However, to be able to successfully complete and pass the program having experience in manufacturing processes and strong math skills are beneficial.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Seven months.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$3,998 per student which includes all materials and books needed for the course.


5.     What topics are covered?

The program covers mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics, electrical systems, motor controls, programmable logic controls, robotics and quality systems.


6.    Is there an online component to this program?

Yes. You work through Tooling U. Your instructor assigns you modules that you must complete prior to coming to class. Class time is dedicated to answering questions and engaging in hands-on activities.


7.    When and where does this program meet?

The program meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 p.m. from Oct. 3-May 24, 2016 at TTC's Main Campus in North Charleston.


8.     What if class falls on a holiday? 

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet.  Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate will I receive at the end of the program?

You will receive a certificate of completion of the advanced manufacturing technologies program from Trident Technical College.


10.  What kinds of jobs will I be able to apply for after this program?

Industrial maintenance mechanic, maintenance technician, industrial maintenance technician, equipment automation specialist, production operator, controls technician.


11. Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

Yes. The job fair is held the following Wednesday morning after the last session of the Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program.

Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Core Skills

Program Manager: LaRone Murphy, Sr.


# of classes required: 0-1


List of classes required: OSHA 10 (or OSHA 10 card), Work Keys Silver


1.    Does this program required a SLED background Check?

Yes. Please visit www.sled.sc.gov and use the SLED CATCH program; costs approximately $26.


2.    Does this program require a drug screen?

Yes. You can obtain a drug screen from the following:

-  Doctor’s Care, 8901 Rivers Ave, Basic five panel drug screen; costs approximately $59

-  Low Country Drug Screening, 4600 Goer Drive, Basic five panel drug screen; costs approximately $55

-  Concentra Urgent Care, 7519 Rivers Ave, Rapid drug screen; costs approximately $51


3.     What are the required prerequisites for taking this course?

Work keys silver, OSHA 10.


4.    How long is the course?

The course is only offered online for the duration of eight weeks


5.     How many continuing education credits can I earn upon course completion?

9.6.


6.     Do I receive a certificate upon completion of the course?

Yes. You receive a 180 Skills Certificate of Completion for Aeronautical Manufacturing Core Skills and a Trident Technical College Certificate of Completion for Aeronautical Manufacturing Core Skills training.


7.     Do I qualify for any other certifications upon completion of the course?

Yes. You qualify to take the Aeronautical Manufacturing Composites course and/or the Aeronautical Manufacturing Enhanced Electrical course


8.    Is there a final exam associated with the course?

Yes, there is a computer-based final exam


9.    Are there any scholarships available for taking this course?

Yes. The Workforce Pathways Scholarship.


10.  How much is the course?

$2,400.


11.  How often do classes meet?

This is a computer-based training course. 


12.  Is this course graded?

Yes. In order to receive CEUs and certificate of completion, students must achieve a minimum score of 80 percent on the final assessment.


13.  If I fail the final exam, can I retake the final?

Yes. Coordinate a time with the instructor for final exam re-test if applicable.


14.  How soon after class completion do I have to wait before enrolling in the any of the other certificated programs?

You may enroll at any time, but you can not be given access to the upcoming class(s) until all prerequisites have been met.


15.  Is previous manufacturing experience required to take this course?

No, but it is highly recommended. 


16. Do I need prior knowledge using hand tools in order to take this class?

Basic knowledge of proper hand tool use is recommended but not required.


17. Is there a textbook associated with this course?

No.

Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Enhanced Composites

Program Manager: LaRone Murphy, Sr.


# of classes required: 1-2


List of classes required: OSHA 10 (or OSHA 10 card), Aeronautical Manufacturing Core Skills


1.    Does this program required a SLED background Check?

Yes. Please visit www.sled.sc.gov and use the SLED CATCH program; costs approximately $26.


2.    Does this program require a drug screen?

Yes.  You can obtain a drug screen from the following:

-  Doctor’s Care, 8901 Rivers Ave, Basic five panel drug screen; costs approximately $59

-  Low Country Drug Screening, 4600 Goer Drive, Basic five panel drug screen; costs approximately $55

-  Concentra Urgent Care, 7519 Rivers Ave, Rapid drug screen; costs approximately $51


3.     What are the required prerequisites for taking this course?

Work keys silver, OSHA 10, Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Core Skills.


4.    How long is the course?

Four weeks.


5.     How many continuing education credits can I earn upon course completion?

19.2.


6.     Do I receive a certificate upon completion of the course?

Yes. You receive a 180 Skills Certificate of Completion for Composites Manufacturing and Repair and a Trident Technical College Certificate of Completion for Enhanced Composites Training.


7.     Do I qualify for any other certifications upon completion of the course?

Yes. You qualify to take the CertTEC® National exam for Basic Composites.


8.    Is there a final exam associated with the course?

Yes, there is a computer-based final exam and a hands-on practical assessment.


9.    Are there any scholarships available for taking this course?

Yes. The Workforce Pathways Scholarship.


10.  How much is the course?

$3,100.


11.  How often do classes meet?

Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. days or 5-10 p.m. evenings.


12.  Can I take this class before taking the Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Core Skills course?

No. In order to have access to the composites course you must have successfully completed the core skills modules with a minimum score of 80 percent.


13. Is this course graded?

Yes. In order to receive CEUs and certificates of completion, students must achieve a minimum score of 80 percent on the final assessments.


14.  Can I take this course simultaneously with other 180 Skills certified courses? i.e. Enhanced Electrical

No, not at this time. 


15.  Is there a separate lab fee associated with this course?

No.


16.  Do I need to purchase a tool box or specific tools in order to do the hands-on training?

No. All tools and materials needed are supplied for each student.


17. Is there a textbook required for this course?

No. But there is a highly recommended textbook for all students interested in obtaining the CertTEC® Basic Composite Certification:  Essentials of Advanced Composite Fabrication & Repair ISBN 978-1-56027-752-1.

Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Enhanced Electrical

Program Manager: LaRone Murphy, Sr.


# of classes required: 1-2


List of classes required: OSHA 10 (or OSHA 10 card), Aeronautical Manufacturing Core Skills


1.    Does this program required a SLED background Check?

Yes.  Please visit www.sled.sc.gov and use the SLED CATCH program; costs approximately $26.


2.    Does this program require a drug screen?

Yes. You can obtain a drug screen from the following:

-  Doctor’s Care, 8901 Rivers Ave, Basic 5 panel drug screen; costs approximately $59

-  Low Country Drug Screening, 4600 Goer Drive, Basic 5 panel drug screen; costs approximately $55

-  Concentra Urgent Care, 7519 Rivers Ave, Rapid drug screen;  costs approximately $51


3.     What are the required prerequisites for taking this course?

Work keys silver, OSHA 10, Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Core Skills.


4.    How long is the course?

Eight weeks.


5.     How many continuing education credits can I earn upon course completion?

23.2


6.     Do I receive a certificate upon completion of the course?

Yes. You receive a 180 Skills Certificate of Completion for Electrical Assembly and a Trident Technical College Certificate of Completion for Enhanced Electrical Training.


7.     Do I qualify for any other certifications upon completion of the course?

Yes. You qualify to take the CertTEC® National exam for Basic Electrical Skills.


8.    Is there a final exam associated with the course?

Yes, there is a computer-based final exam and a hands-on practical assessment.


9.    Are there any scholarships available for taking this course?

Yes. The Workforce Pathways Scholarship.


10.  How much is the course?

$3,100.


11.  How often do classes meet?

Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. days or 5-10 p.m. evenings.


12.  Can I take this class before taking the Aeronautical Manufacturing (AMF) Core Skills course?

No. In order to have access to the Composites course you must have successfully completed the Core skills modules with a minimum score of 80%.


13. Is this course graded?

Yes. In order to receive CEUs and certificates of completion, students must achieve a minimum score of 80% on the final assessments.


14.  Can I take this course simultaneously with other 180 Skills certified courses? i.e. Enhanced Composites

No. Not at this time. 


15. Is there a separate lab fee associated with this course?

No.


16. Do I need to purchase a tool box or specific tools in order to do the hands-on training?

No.


17.  Is there a textbook required for this course?

No.

Beyond HTML CSS Web Design Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 8


List of classes required: Photoshop for the Web, HTML5 and CSS3 Levels 1-3, JavaScript Levels 1-3 and Lab


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

Photoshop for the Web, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 1, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 2, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 3, JavaScript Level 1, JavaScript Level 2, JavaScript Level 3, Lab.


2.    How many total hours is the certificate?

98.


3.    Do I have to take the Photoshop course if I already have Photoshop experience?

Yes. This course is designed to make sure you know the proper way to manipulate photos and pictures designed to be uploaded to a website.


4.    Can I take the courses individually?

Yes.


5.     What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Any job that requires web design skills including various work-from-home jobs in this field.


6.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


7.     Are books included?

Photoshop for the Web does not require a book.

There is only one book required for all three HTML5 and CSS3 courses. The one book covers all three courses.

There is only one book required for all three JavaScript courses. The one book covers all three courses.

All books are included in the price of the course and are handed out by the instructor the first time the class meets.


8.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 223.

CATIA Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 2


List of classes required: CATIA Introduction, CATIA Advanced


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

CATIA Introduction, CATIA Advanced.


2.    How many total hours is the CATIA certificate?

44; Introduction (25 hours), Advanced (19 hours).


3.    Can I take the courses individually?

Yes.


4.     What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

This software is used at companies like Boeing to help design the aircraft, Volvo to help design cars, manufacturing companies, etc.


5.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


6.    Are books included?

No books required.


7.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 207 or 209.


8.    Other

These courses are taught via a simulator. All students have a laptop available during class and can take home the laptop to practice for several weeks after the course has ended. Students have access to the simulator for a period of up to two years after completion of the course.

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

Program Manager: Tori New Cater

# of classes required: 3


List of classes required: Certified Logistics Associate: Foundational Knowledge; Certified Logistics Technician: Mid-level Technical; Forklift Training – Powered Industrial Truck


1.    What is the Certified Logistics Technician?

The certified logistics technician program is a nationally recognized certification awarded by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). The certification is to recognize individuals who demonstrate the mastery of the core competencies of material handling at the frontline (entry level) of a logistics operation.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

Yes. You must complete the certified logistics associate program before completing the certified logistics technician program.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Eight weeks.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$1,699 per person which includes all materials and books for the course.


5.     What topics will we cover?

This course covers the global supply chain, safe material handling, quality control, teamwork, product receiving and storage, order processing, inventory control, packaging and shipment, measurements and metric conversion, and dispatch and tracking operations.


6.    Is there an online component to this course?

Yes. You work through TTC's e-learning portal for MSSC. Your instructor assigns you modules that you must complete prior to coming to class. Class time is dedicated to answering questions and engaging in hands-on activities


7.    When and where does this class meet?

The certified logistics associate and the certified logistics technician programs meets Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. at TTC's Mount Pleasant Campus. The forklift certification program is a day long program (Thursday) at TTC's Mount Pleasant Campus.


8.     What if class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate(s) will I receive at the end of the program?

Certified Logistics Associate from MSSC, Certified Logistics Technician from MSSC and General Forklift Operator from Trident Technical College.


10.  What kind of jobs will I be able to apply for after this course?

Material handlers, warehouse associate, forklift operators, frontline supervisor at a warehouse.


11. Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

Yes. There is a job fair the Wednesday morning after the last session of the certified logistics technician class.

Certified Production Technician (CPT)

Program Manager: Tori New Cater


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Certified Production Technician


1.    What does the certified production technician program cover?

The certified production technician program prepares you to enter the manufacturing environment and covers the soft and technical skills that are essential for jobs in manufacturing. The 200-hour program covers areas of safety, quality assurance, production and processes, maintenance awareness and communication. Successful completion of the program earns you an industry-recognized certificate.


2.    What certification do I receive for completing the Certified Production Technician program?

The certified production technician program is a nationally recognized certification awarded by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). The certification is to recognize individuals who demonstrate the mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production at the front-line (entry level through frontline supervisor). You also receive OSHA 10 (Safety) and Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification (Quality) certificates with this program.


3.     How much does this program cost?

$3,500 per student which includes all books and materials needed for the course.


4.     What type of jobs can I apply for after completing the program?

Production worker, material handler, quality assurance specialist, production operator, assembler.


5.     When and where does this class meet?

This class is scheduled to meet Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. starting with the Oct. 3-Nov. 3, 2016 class and is held at the Dorchester County QuickJobs Training Center in St. George.

There may be other opportunities for this class to be held at TTC's Main Campus in North Charleston. Main campus classes are held in conjunction with SC Works. If you are interested in attending a Main Campus course, please contact SC Works at 843.574.1800.


6.    Is there a job fair associated with this course?

Yes. The job fair is held the following Wednesday morning after the last session of the Certified Production Technician class.

CNC Operator (Blended Learning)

Program Manager: Jeff Combs


# of classes required: 4


List of classes required: CNC Module 1 – Manual Machining and Metal Cutting; CNC Module 2 – Abrasives and CNC Introduction; CNC Module 3 – CNC Operations; CNC Module 4 – CNC Controls


1.    What is the CNC Operator night class?

Our Blended Learning CNC Operator Program teach participants the skills and knowledge needed to work with CNC machines. We focus on how to use the lathe and mill. This class has an online component paired with in-class learning activities.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

No. There are no prerequisites for the Blended Learning CNC Operator Program. However, to be able to successfully complete and pass the program having experience in manufacturing processes and strong math skills are beneficial.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Five months.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$1,399 per student plus a one-time fee of $229 for online material and books.


5.     What topics do we cover?

The program covers manual machining, metal cutting, abrasives, CNC controls, and CNC operations of the lathe and mill.


6.    Is there an online component to this training?

Yes. You work through Tooling U. Your instructor assigns you modules that you must complete prior to coming to class. Class time is dedicated to answering questions and engaging in hands-on activities.


7.    When and where does this program meet?

This program meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m.-noon starting Oct. 3-Feb. 27 at TTC's Main Campus in North Charleston.

This program also meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. starting Oct. 4-March 23 at TTC's Main Campus in North Charleston.


8.     What if class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate will I receive at the end of the program?

You receive a certificate of completion of the CNC Operator program from Trident Technical College.


10. What kind of jobs will I be able to apply for after this program?

CNC operator, machinist, equipment automation specialist, CNC machinist.


11. Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

Yes. The job fair is held the following Wednesday morning after the last session of the CNC Operator program.

CNC Operator (Bootcamp)

Program Manager: Jeff Combs


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: CNC Operator Bootcamp


1.    What is the CNC Operator Bootcamp?

This class is a 288-hour program focused on the knowledge and skills necessary for employment as an operator on CNC equipment. The program starts with technical training covering safety, shop floor calculations, measurement and gaging, machining fundamentals, quality assurance, communications, material composition, and CNC mill and lathe operations.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

No. There are no prerequisites for the CNC Operator Bootcamp program. However, to be able to successfully complete and pass the course having experience in manufacturing processes and strong math skills are beneficial.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Eight to nine weeks.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$5,500 per student which includes all materials and books needed for the course.


5.     What topics will we cover?

This program covers shop safety, shop floor calculations, blueprint reading, measurement and gaging, machining fundamentals and a CNC mill/lathe overview.


6.    Is there an online component to this course?

No.


7.    When and where does this class meet?

This program meets at TTC's Main Campus in North Charleston. This program is run in conjunction with SC Works. If you are interested in attending this program, please contact Jeff Combs at 843.574.6333.


8.     What if a class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate do I receive at the end of the program?

You receive a certificate of completion of the CNC Operator Bootcamp program from Trident Technical College.

You also have the opportunity to sit for the Level 1 Assessment from the National Institute of Metal Working Skills (NIMS).


10.  What kind of jobs can I apply for after this program?

CNC operator, machinist, equipment automation specialist, CNC machinist.


11. Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

Yes. The job fair is held the following Wednesday morning after the last session of the CNC Operator Bootcamp program.

Dialysis Program

Program Manager: James Cameron


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Dialysis Program


1.    What do Dialysis Technicians do?

Dialysis Technicians, also called hemodialysis technicians, work to cleanse the kidneys and blood of impurities for those experiencing acute or chronic renal failure.  


2.    What are the prerequisites to enter the Medical Assistant program?

Must be 18 years of age or older and provide a copy of a Driver’s License.

Must provide a copy of a high school diploma or GED.

Must provide a background check.


3.     What are the required textbooks?

Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician (CCDT) 4th Edition

Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel (ROH)

American Heart Association BLS (CPR) Student Manuel – ISBN: 9781616694074


4.     What supplies are required?

None.


5.     What is the uniform requirement?

Grey scrubs and closed-toe/ankle nursing shoes.


6.    What certification exam am I prepared and eligible to take upon graduation?

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) examination offered by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC). It is recommended that students have six months experience before taking the certification exam. Students must take the certification exam within 18 months of their first day in externship. To take the certification exam, students need the signature of either the clinic manager or employer.


7.    What is the length of the program?

Two months of in-class and 408 hours or approximately 17 weeks of externship.

Digital Photography Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 5


List of classes required: Digital Photography Demystified, Digital Photography Next Steps, Digital Photography Outdoors, Lightroom, Sizzlin’ Photo Enhancements


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

Digital Photography Demystified, Digital Photography Next Steps, Digital Photography Outdoors, Lightroom, Sizzlin’ Photo Enhancements.


2.    How many total hours is the certificate?

45.


3.    What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Any company that needs a photographer and various work-from-home jobs.


4.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


5.    Are books included?

No books are required. Handouts are provided.


6.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 222 or 223.


7.    Other

Digital Photography Outdoors is held at an external location to be determined by the instructor and the students.

EMT Program

Program Manager: James Cameron


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: EMT Program


1.    What do EMTs do?

Emergency medical technicians provide emergency care to the critically injured at the emergency scene and/or enroute to a medical facility.


2.    What are the prerequisites to enter the EMT program?

Must be at least 18 years old before course completion.

Must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency (GED).

Must be physically fit and able to perform all of the tasks required of an EMT.

Must complete prescreening requirements in reading comprehension using the standardized Accuplacer test offered through Trident Technical College's Testing Center in the Student Center (Bldg. 410). A score of at least 50 must be achieved to enter the EMT Basic course.


3.    What are the required textbooks?

EMT Basic National Standard Appendixes 2 of 3 (Con Ed copyright 06 Edition 1)

Emergency Care, Workbook for Emergency Care, EMS Test Package: ISBN 0-13-418942-6

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual ISBN: 9781616694074


4.     What supplies are required?

Blood Pressure Cuff, Stethoscope, and CPR mask


5.     What is the uniform requirement?

EMS shirt is provided for the student.

Navy blue cargo pants, black belt, and black boots are student’s responsibility.


6.    What certification exam can I be eligible to take upon graduation?

Graduates of the courses are eligible to take the National Registry Examination.


7.     What is the length of the program?

Six months.

Engineering Design Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 5


List of classes required: AutoCAD Level 1, AutoCAD in the Production Environment Level 2, Architectural Revit, Inventor, SolidWorks


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

AutoCAD Level 1, AutoCAD in the Production Environment. The remaining three courses can be taken in any order.


2.    How many total hours is the certificate?

176.


3.    Can I take the courses individually?

Yes.


4.     What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Anything in the drafting/design field. Ex: architectural firms, some manufacturing companies.


5.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


6.     What if some of the courses required are not in the fall catalog?

Courses can be completed at any time. Once all five courses have been completed, let the program manager know so that the certificate can be printed and sent to you.


7.    Are books included?

AutoCAD books must be purchased separately and are available at the bookstore for approximately $120 each.

Books for Inventor, Architectural Revit and SolidWorks are included in the price of the course and are handed out by the instructor the first time the class meets.


8.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for the certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 222.

Floral Design

Program Manager: Daphne Holland


# of classes required: 5


List of classes required: Floral Design I, Floral Design II, Wedding Design, Funeral Design, Holiday Design and 100 internship hours


1.    Do I have to pay for materials?

Yes, flowers for class cost approximately $35 per session.


2.    Where are the classes held?

The classes are all held at local Charleston florists and taught by professionals in the industry.


3.     Can I enroll and pay for the entire program?

No, you enroll and pay per class offered.


4.     How long will it take to complete the certificate program?

On average, students can complete the program in one to one-and-a-half years to include completing the required 100 internship hours.


5.     Does completion of the certificate program guarantee me a job in the floral design industry?

No, by the completion of the certificate program, you are prepared to enter the career field of floral design and have had experience networking with other floral design professionals to prepare you to enter the field.


6.    What do I learn about Floral Design?

The courses prepare you for all aspects of the floral design industry from basic to advanced floral design to specific areas such as floral design in regard to weddings, funerals and special holidays.

Forklift Training

Program Manager: Tori New Cater


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Forklift Training: Powered Industrial Truck


1.    What is the forklift training program?

Learn the correct care and use of forklift trucks including the OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 29CFR1910.178.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

No.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Eight hours.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$299.


5.     What topics are covered?

The program covers forklift design limitations, uses in material-handling, pre-operation check, operator skills and accident prevention.


6.    Is there an online component to this program?

No.


7.    When and where does this program meet?

This program meets at TTC’s Mount Pleasant Campus. There are a variety of dates and times scheduled for this program. Please check the Trident Technical College continuing education course schedule catalog for scheduling information.


8.     What if the class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday, class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate dol I receive at the end of the program?

You receive a three-year General Forklift Operator certificate from Trident Technical College upon successful completion of this program.


10.  What kind of jobs can I apply for after this program?

Forklift operator, warehouse associate, material handler, cargo handler trainee.


11.  Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

No.

Graphic Design Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 6


List of classes required: Photoshop Level 1, Photoshop Level 2, Illustrator Level 1, Illustrator Level 2, InDesign Level 1, InDesign Level 2


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

Suggested order: Photoshop Level 1, Photoshop Level 2, Illustrator Level 1, Illustrator Level 2, InDesign Level 1, InDesign Level 2.

These courses can be taken out of order but if you are new to graphics, take them in the suggested order.


2.    How many hours is the certificate?

84.


3.    Can I take the courses individually?

Yes.


4.     What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Any job that requires graphic design of any kind including at printing companies, web design companies, photography companies, etc. and various work-from-home jobs in this field.


5.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


6.     What if some of the courses required are not in the fall catalog?

Courses can be completed at any time. Once all six courses have been completed, let the program manager know so that the certificate can be printed and sent to you.


7.    Are books included?

All books are included in the price of the course and are handed out by the instructor the first time the class meets.


8.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Building 910, Room 223.

HVAC Technician

Program Manager: Jeff Combs


# of classes required: 5


List of classes required: HVAC Refrigeration and Maintenance Basic, HVAC Maintenance Advanced, HVAC Troubleshooting and Repair Advanced, HVAC Refrigerant EPA Exam Preparation, Commercial Refrigeration


1.    What is the HVAC technician program?

This program covers everything you need to know on preventative maintenance for residential air conditioning and electric heating equipment.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

You must begin the program with HVAC Refrigeration and Maintenance Basic to progress to the HVAC Maintenance Advanced and HVAC Troubleshooting and Repair Advanced courses.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Nine months.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$2,595 per student for tuition plus approximately $173 in book fees.


5.     What topics are covered?

This program covers cleaning, servicing and operational checkout of residential air conditioning and electric heating equipment; the refrigerant cycle; recover, evacuate and charge systems by factory approved methods; proper use of tools and materials to flare and silver braze refrigeration piping; commercial refrigeration; and troubleshooting and making repairs in residential air conditioning and electric heating equipment.


6.    Is there an online component to this course?      

No.


7.    When and where does this program meet?

This program meets at TTC’s Main Campus in North Charleston. This program has course schedules that vary.  Please check the most recent course schedule catalog or website for times and dates of courses.


8.     What if class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate do I receive at the end of the program?

You receive a certificate of completion of the HVAC program from Trident Technical College and the EPA HVAC Certification.


10.  What kind of jobs can I apply for after this program?

HVAC installers, installation technician, service technicians, residential HVAC installer helper.


11.  Is there a job fair associated with completion of this program?

No.

Interior Design

Program Manager: Daphne Holland


# of classes required: 6


List of classes required: Interior Design I, II, Drafting I, Materials Presentation, Window Treatments, Interior Design III


1.    Do I have to pay for materials?

It varies from class to class, but Interior Design I requires purchasing a textbook, Drafting requires purchase of drafting materials.


2.    Where are the classes held?

The classes are all held at TTC’s Main Campus in North Charleston.


3.     Can I enroll and pay for the entire program?

No, you enroll and pay per class offered.


4.     How long does it take to complete the certificate program?

On average, students can complete the program in less than two years.


5.     Does completion of the certificate program guarantee me a job in the interior design industry?

No, by the completion of the certificate program, you are prepared to enter the career field of interior design and have had experience networking with other interior design professionals to prepare you to enter the field.


6.    What do I learn about interior design?

The courses prepare you for all aspects of the interior design industry from basic to advanced interior design to specific areas such as interior design in regard to materials to use, window treatments and basics of drafting.


7.    Does the certificate program fulfill The National Council for Interior Design Qualification NCIDQ licensure requirements?

No, it does not.


8.     Is AutoCAD required?

No, but it is advised that taking AutoCAD enhances your educational experience.

ISO Auditor Training Program

Program Manager: Tori New Cater


# of classes required: 3


List of classes required: Auditor Skills, Risk-Based Thinking, Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015


1.    What is the ISO auditor training program?

This course teaches you the fundamental tools necessary to conduct audits using the process approach while providing vital strategic information to top management. Case studies and scenarios make this course fun.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

No. However, experience with the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 is an added benefit to successfully completing this course.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Three months.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$2,485.


5.     What topics do we cover?

This program covers fundamental auditor skills, risk-based thinking as a methodology of planning, executing, assessing and reacting to actual and potential risks and provides an overview of how the ISO standard is changing.


6.    Is there an online component to this program?

No.


7.    When and where does this program meet?

This program meets at TTC’s Main Campus in North Charleston. The dates and times for this course vary. Please check the course schedule catalog or website to confirm dates and times.


8.     What if class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.     What certificate do I receive at the end of the program?

You receive a certificate of completion of the ISO internal auditor skills program from Trident Technical College.


10.  What kinds of jobs can I apply for after this program?

Quality assurance specialist, quality inspector, quality assurance auditor, quality control technician.


11.  Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

No.

IT Technician Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 4


List of classes required: A+ Essentials, A+ Practical Application, Network+ Certification, Security+ Certification


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

A+ Essentials, A+ Practical Application, Network+ Certification, Security+ Certification


2.    How many hours is the IT Technician certificate?

184; includes A+ Essentials (48 hours), A+ Practical Application (48 hours), Network+ Certification (48 hours), Security+ Certification (40 hours).


3.    Can I take the courses individually?

Yes.


4.     What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Basic computer repair, basic networking and basic computer security.


5.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

Yes. 

The A+ Certification exam requires that you take and pass both A+ Essentials and A+ Practical Application.

The Network+ Certification exam requires that you take and pass just Network+ Certification.

The Security+ Certification exam requires that you take and pass just Security+ Certification.


6.    Where can I take the exams?

Any Prometric testing center; there are several in Charleston. Google search to find testing centers. Note: TTC is not a Prometric testing center.


7.     Are books included?

Books are not included for these courses.

There is only one set of books required for both A+ Essentials and A+ Practical Application. The one set covers both courses.


8.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 227A or 227B.

Java Programming Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 4


List of classes required: Learn to Code, Java Design Patterns, Java Concurrency Specialist, Java Master Specialist


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

Learn to Code, Java Design Patterns, Java Concurrency Specialist, Java Master Specialist.


2.    How many total hours is the JAVA certificate?

 56.


3.    Do I have to take the Learn to Code course?

If you have some coding background, then you may skip this course. However, it is one of the requirements for the Java programming certificate.

If you are new to programming, DO NOT skip this course.


4.    What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Java programmers are in HIGH demand and there are various work-from-home jobs.


5.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


6.    Are books included?

Books are not required for the Learn to Code course.

Books are included with the price of the Java courses. The instructor hands them out the first night of the course.


7.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 222 or 223.

Massage Therapy

Program Manager: Lisa Fought


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Massage Therapy Certificate


1.    How long is the program?

18 weeks for a total of 500 hours (400 classroom hours, 100 clinical hours)


2.    What are the class hours?

Classroom: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Clinic: Fridays: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


3.     What is required to register?

High school diploma or GED, SLED check, negative drug screen, proof of SC residency.


4.     What does this certificate prepare me to do?

Successful completion of the Massage Therapy Certificate allows candidates to take the MBLEX national certification examination. After successfully passing the national exam, candidates are eligible to obtain their state license as a licensed massage therapist (LMT).


5.     Are the books included in the tuition price?

No, they are available at an additional cost at the TTC bookstore.

Massage Therapy - Principles and Practice-Susan SalvoStructural Balancing - Kyle Wright


6.    Where can I work as an LMT?

Spas, chiropractic offices, pain management centers, other medical facilities, self-employment.


7.    What is the dress code for class?

Students are required to wear a solid color shirt with khaki or black pants and closed-toe shoes.


8.     Are there additional supplies needed?

Yes, students need to have one or two sets of twin sheets for classroom training sessions; flat, fitted, pillowcase and blanket are recommended.


9.     What is my clinic schedule?

Student clinical schedules are determined by the massage therapy program manager to include 100 hours of practical application.


10.  Are there any additional health screenings required for this program?

No, just the initial SLED check and negative drug screen required for the Workforce Pathways Scholarship.

Medical Assistant (MA) Bridge Program

Program Manager: Judy Martin


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Medical Assistant (MA) Bridge Program


1.    How long is the bridge program?

Three months; two months in the classroom, one month in an externship.


2.    What are the qualifications for enrolling in the MA bridge program?

You must be a medical office assistant for five years, or have taken the TTC continuing education medical office specialist program to enroll. Basically, you need the front office skills. You must also present a current, clear SLED report to enroll.


3.     When is the program offered?

Two evenings per week and a half day on Saturdays.


4.     What skills do you learn in the bridge program?

All the lab and clinical skills an MA may be required to perform on patients, such as blood draws, EKGs, vital signs, inoculations and lab testing.


5.     What is the certification?

The national certification is through American Medical Technologists (AMT) and the certification is the registered medical assistant (RMA). You are eligible to take the exam after successfully completing the program. Their cost is $120.


6.    Can I serve my externship in the office where I work now?

Yes if you can get the lab skills in that office, and yes if you work for a MUSC or Roper physician office. TTC must have an agreement with the site in order for a student to serve their externship there.


7.    Do I need a drug screen?

Yes, students need to supply a current five panel drug screen dated within four weeks of going to the onsite externship. You learn about this in class.


8.     Do students need a SC SLED background report?

Yes, students need to present a current (within one week of enrolling) criminal background report prior to enrolling in the program. Send it to judy.martin@tridenttech.edu.

Medical Assistant (MA) Training Program

Program Manager: James Cameron


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Medical Assistant (MA) Training Program


1.    What do medical assistants do?

Medical assistants perform routine clinical and administrative tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.


2.    What are the prerequisites to enter the medical assistant program?

Must be 18 years of age or older and provide a copy of a driver’s license.

Must provide a copy of a high school diploma or GED.

Must provide a background check.


3.     What are the required textbooks?

Medical Terminology Online for Exploring Medical Language 9th edition by LeFleur

Kinn’s The Medical Assistant 12th edition by Young-Adams

MA Notes & Phlebotomy Notes by Brassington and Strasinger

American Heart Association BLS (CPR) Student Manual - 9781616694074


4.     What supplies are required?

Blood pressure cuff and stethoscope


5.     What is the uniform requirement?

Navy blue scrubs and closed-toe/ankle nursing shoes.


6.    What certification exam am I prepared for and eligible to take upon graduation?

Registered Medical Assistant examination given by the American Medical Technologists Association (AMT).


7.    Do I have to stick people with needles and do I have to get stuck?

Absolutely.


8.     What is the length of the program?

Five months of classroom training and one month of externship.

Medical Office Specialist (MOS)

Program Manager: Judy Martin


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Medical Office Specialist (MOS) Program


1.    What is a medical office specialist?            

This is the same as a medical office assistant or medical office administrative assistant. This medical office professional is the front desk person that welcomes patients to the office, schedules appointments, verifies insurance and handles patient medical records.


2.    How long is the program?

Six months; five months in the classroom two days per week with some online learning, then a one month externship in a medical office Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


3.     Is there a national certification for this profession?

Yes, through the American Medical Technologists (AMT) students take the exam for the certified medical administrative specialist (CMAS) designation after successfully completing the program. Visit www.americanmedtech.org for more information.


4.     What is the average salary?

$12-$15 per hour.


5.     Is there a demand for this position?

Yes, job sites have many job ads for these positions in the local area.


6.    Are there any requirements to get into this program?

High school diploma or GED, and submit a current SC SLED background report in order to enroll.


7.    Do students learn electronic health records software in this program?

Yes.


8.     Do students learn coding in this program?

Yes, students learn some basic coding skills.


9.     Is it important to get certified? If so, why?

The AMT national certification validates to employers what your skills and knowledge are. Employers look for national certifications. Those without it may find it more difficult to find a job.


10.  Do I need a drug screen?

Yes, students need to supply a current five panel drug screen dated within four weeks of going to the onsite externship. You learn about this in class.


11. Do students need a SC SLED background report?

Yes, students need to present a current (within one week of enrolling) SC SLED criminal background report prior to enrolling in the program. Obtain it online at www.sled.sc.gov and send it to judy.martin@tridenttech.edu.

Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Program Manager: Angie Duncan


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program


1.    What do PCTs do?

PCTs work in long term care, but usually in a hospital setting. They perform certified nurse aide duties, but also learn advanced skills such as phlebotomy, EKG and Foley Catheters.


2.    What are the prerequisites to enter the PCT program?

Must have either taken the CNA course through TTC or currently be a licensed certified nurse aide.


3.    What are the required textbooks?

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual ISBN: 1-61669-407-6


4.     What supplies are required?

CPR mask and textbook listed above; also any color scrubs and closed-toe shoes.  


5.     Are there live sticks in class?

No, all sticks are performed on a training arm.


6.    Is there a certification exam that I will be eligible to take upon graduation?

There is no licensure or certification for the PCT program. 


7.     What is the length of the program?

Seven weeks


8.     Can I miss the first day of class and still attend the program?

No, you may not miss the first day of class. This is orientation and it is mandatory.


9.     Is there a clinical or externship for the program?

No, the instructor may take the class on field trips to a hospital, but there is no externship listed or required.


10. Do I become CPR-certified in the program?

Yes, that is included in the training.

Personal Trainer Certification Program

Program Manager: Steve Price


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Personal Trainer Certification: Six consecutive Saturday sessions. Morning classroom sessions are from 9 a.m.-noon. Afternoon practical lab sessions are from 1-4 p.m. in the fitness center.


1.    Does completing this course give me the personal trainer certification?

No. This course prepares you to take the W.I.T.S. exam taken on the sixth Saturday.


2.    How many who have taken this course and gotten the certification actually go into that field?

We do not track former students after their successful passing of the exam. However, from feedback we’ve received, about half use the certification as a credential and are in related fields such as EMT, massage therapist, physical therapist, CNA, RN, etc. Those who immediately use the certification take it as a part-time business or go all the way with a business license and practice in several venues such as fitness centers, at a resort or spa, or as their own private business.


3.     How much does it cost?

Tuition which includes the exam and use of the Select Fitness center lab is $729. The book is approximately $95 and is available in the TTC Bookstore.


4.     What is the total investment in time for the course?

There are 15 hours of classroom which is supplemented by pre-lesson readings recommended as twice the hours of classroom and fifteen hours of practical lab at nearby Select Fitness held in the afternoons after classroom. Following the passing of the classroom exam, practical lab exam and proof of CPR/AED certification, there is 30 hours of internship provided by a choice of many hosting sources.


5.     What is the dress code for the classes?

Appropriate workout clothing is OK for classroom and lab.


6.    If during the course one has questions or comments that the instructor cannot answer, who should be contacted?

Contact Program Manager Steve Price at 843.574.6683 or Kim Goanach at W.I.T.S. 888.330.9487.


7.    What if I have to miss a class?

W.I.T.S. allows one absence of the six session program.


8.     How long does the certification last without recertification?

Every two years you have to take continuing education courses renewable via online recertification classes listed in our catalog or in most any certified personal trainer network.


9.    Does this program require a SLED background check?

No.


10. What if I cannot attend all of the fall 2016 (Sept. 24–Oct. 29) classes?

You can enroll in the spring 2017 series running March 4-April 8.

Pharmacy Technician

Program Manager: Angie Duncan


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Pharmacy Technician Program


1.    What do pharmacy technicians do?

Pharmacy technicians assist a pharmacist in packing and distributing medications. They can find employment in hospitals, nursing care facilities, private and chain drugstores and drug manufacturers.


2.    What are the prerequisites to enter the program?

A high school diploma or GED, passing the ACCUPLACER entrance exam, drug screening and a national background check.


3.     When do I have to have my drug screen and background check done?

You must have the background check done at the time of enrollment in order to register. The drug screen needs to be turned in prior to Externship I.


4.     What are the required textbooks for the course?

Mosby's Pharmacy Technician Principles and Practice, complete package ($375); and Computer Applications for the Pharmacy Technician Access and Text ($76).


5.     What supplies are required?

Students are required to wear scrubs for clinical externship and uniform shirts for class ($25). Students have to purchase professional liability insurance ($38). Students have to purchase CareLearning Orientation ($10). Students have to purchase Board of Pharmacy Registration ($40) and a $15 renewal if applicable. Recommended to purchase PTCB Practice Exam ($29).


6.    What certification exam am I eligible to take upon completion of the program?

You are eligible to take the PTCB certification exam.


7.    What is the length of the program?

Eight months.


8.     Is orientation mandatory to attend the pharmacy technician program?

Yes.


9.     What is the attendance policy for the program?

There is a maximum of three absences for the program.


10.  Is there a refresher available if I have let my pharmacy technician license lapse?

No.


11. Do I get CPR-certified in this program?

No.


12. Can I have a misdemeanor or felony on my background and attend this program?

You cannot have a felony and enter the program. Some misdemeanors may be accepted depending on the charge. If it is drug-related, shoplifting, or theft you may not be granted Board of Pharmacy registration.

Phlebotomy Training Program

Program Manager: Angie Duncan


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Phlebotomy Training Program


1.    What is my externship schedule?

Externship schedule is not determined until two weeks prior to start of externship. Your schedule will be two days per week from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., either Monday and Tuesday, Tuesday and Thursday or Wednesday and Friday.


2.    When do I have to have my immunizations records, drug screen, TB test and insurance in?

You must have all of these items turned into the program manager one week prior to your externship start date. If you do not, you will not be able to begin the externship.


3.     What do I do if I cannot find my immunization records?

You can contact the Department of Health or your elementary school to get a copy. If they do not have it on file you can get a titer drawn for MMR from your doctor’s office.


4.     What are the required textbooks for the course?

Phlebotomy Essentials Book, Workbook and Prepu, 6th Edition, ISBN: 1-4963-2521-4.


5.     What supplies are required?

Any color scrubs and close toed shoes.


6.    What certification exam will I be eligible to take upon completion of the program?

You would be eligible to take the NCCT, ASCP and ASPT certifications.


7.    Do I have to perform live sticks in class?

Yes.


8.     What is the length of the program?

Around five months.


9.     What do phlebotomists do?

Phlebotomists work in a lab, hospital or donor center collecting blood and lab samples.


10.  Can I have a misdemeanor or felony on my record and attend this program?

You cannot have either a misdemeanor or felony on your record, as the clinical facility’s policy is a clean background check to complete that portion of the program.

Sterile Processing Technician (SPT)

Program Manager: Judy Martin


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Sterile Processing Technician (SPT)


1.    Is a sterile process technician the same as a surgical technician?

No.


2.    How much does a SPT make?

On average in Charleston, SC, $12-$15 an hour depending on the shift.


3.     How long is the SPT program?

Three months.


4.     Is there an externship?

Yes, at the end of the program there is a two-week externship in a hospital. It is a good opportunity to possibly get a job offer.


5.     Are there many jobs openings?

Yes, most are in hospitals and out-patient surgery centers and some doctor’s offices.


6.    What is the national certification for these technicians?

It is the certified sterile processing and distribution technician (CSPDT) from The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD). For more information, visit  http://sterileprocessing.org/cbspd.htm.


7.    Do you have to get vaccinations?

Yes, all hospitals and surgery centers require student externs to get some. Vaccinations such as a two-step PPD, flu and Hepatitis B vaccinations are needed prior to going to an externship site.


8.     Where do I take the certification exam?

Here in Charleston at a testing center. Cost is $125.


9.     What happens if I fail the certification exam?

You can take it over again. Results are given the day of the exam. There is no limit on how many times you can take the exam if you fail, however if you do fail, you must take the entire exam over again and pay the entire fee as well.


10.  Is the program offered in the evenings?

Yes, the program is held two evenings per week.


11. Do students need a SC SLED background report?

Yes, students need to present a current (within one week of enrolling) SC SLED criminal background report prior to enrolling in the program. Obtain it online at www.sled.sc.gov and send it to judy.martin@tridenttech.edu.


12. Do I need a drug screen?

Yes, students need to supply a current five panel drug screen dated within four weeks of going to the onsite externship. You learn about this in class.

Web Design Introduction Certificate

Program Manager: Cindy McGuckin


# of classes required: 4


List of classes required: Photoshop for the Web, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 1, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 2, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 3


1.    What is the order in which the courses should be taken?

Photoshop for the Web, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 1, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 2, HTML5 and CSS3 Level 3.


2.    Do I have to take the Photoshop course if I already know it?

Yes. This course is designed to make sure you know the proper way to manipulate photos and pictures designed to be uploaded to a website.


3.    Can I take the courses individually?

Yes.


4.     What types of jobs can I expect to get with this certification?

Any job that requires web design skills including various work-from-home jobs in this field.


5.     Is there a national certification for any of these courses?

No.


6.     Are books included?

Photoshop for the Web does not require a book.

There is only one book required for all three HTML5 and CSS3 courses. The one book covers all three.

All books are included in the price of the course and are handed out by the instructor the first time the class meets.


7.    In which room are the courses held?

All courses for this certificate are held in Bldg. 910, Room 223.

Welding

Program Manager: Jeff Combs


# of classes required: 1


List of classes required: Welding Basic – STICK, MIG, or TIG


1.    What is the welding program?

The welding program teaches you the basic principles of welding using either Gas Metal Arc MIG, Gas Tungsten Arc TIG, or Shielded Arc STICK techniques. The program covers welding in both the flat and horizontal positions.


2.    Are there any prerequisites?

No.


3.     How long does it take to complete the program?

Four weeks.


4.     How much does the program cost?

$599 per student for tuition. Students must provide their own welding safety equipment tools including:

welding helmet with lens #10 or #11(3) clear plastic lens for helmet welder’s capMIG/STICK gauntlet leather welding gloves clear safety glasses with side shields ear plugs carbon steel wire brush pliers/wire cutter schipping hammer long sleeve flame retardant welding jacket

Starter welding kits can be purchased online ranging from $140 and up.


5.     What topics are covered?

This program covers the safety, use and care of equipment for each of the three techniques.  It also focuses on welding in the flat and horizontal positions.


6.    Is there an online component to this program?

No.


7.    When and where does this program meet?

This program meets on four consecutive Saturdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at TTC’s Berkeley Campus in Moncks Corner. Please check our course schedule catalog or website for all dates.


8.     What if class falls on a holiday?

If class falls on a nationally scheduled holiday the class does not meet. Your instructor informs you of the next class date.


9.    What certificate do I receive at the end of the program?

You receive a certificate of completion of the welding program from Trident Technical College.


10.  What kinds of jobs am I able to apply for after this program?

Welder, skilled laborer, fabricator, metal fabricator.


11.  Is there a job fair associated with the completion of this program?

No.