Trident Technical College - St. Paul's Parish Site

Photo of the front of the Trident Technical College St. Paul's Parish Site in Hollywood, South Carolina

The Trident Technical College St. Paul’s Parish Site serves as a catalyst for promoting personal, community and economic development through education and training opportunities. The site offers various programs of study leading to associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as non-credit continuing education courses, Kids’ College and contractual training in many subject areas. In collaboration with SC Works, Charleston County Adult Education and other community partners, the site offers a variety of other services and resources such as job fairs, training resources, tax preparation clinics, and financial management workshops to help students and participants achieve their goals and succeed.


Smoke Free Building Policy - All buildings at TTC are smoke-free. Smoking also is prohibited at building entrances. Designated smoking areas are provided outdoors.


Firearms Policy - The carrying of firearms onto the premises or property owned, operated or controlled by TTC is prohibited except as prescribed by SC Code of Law 16-23-420.


Trident Technical College St. Paul's Parish Site

5231 Hwy. 165 
Hollywood, SC 29449-6144
PHONE: 843.323.3800

FAX: 843.323.3999


Academic Courses

A college education is within your reach. Trident Technical College St. Paul’s Parish Site offers credit courses that can apply towards a certificate, diploma or degree. 


Continuing Education Courses

Train for jobs that are in demand at the Trident Technical College St. Paul’s Parish Site. You can gain the special skills employers are looking for in your own community, without the travel time, expense and hassle. These non-credit courses are short which allows you to find a job soon after completion. A variety of courses and classes are offered at this TTC site.


Financial Assistance 

Trident Technical College and its funding partners offer various financial aid and scholarship options for students. TTC is currently approved under the Post 9/11 GI Bill for training in specific subject areas and funding may be available for qualified veterans.


For Continuing Education Classes

  • Funding may be available for qualified individuals through the Workforce Investment Act.

  • Project Hope scholarships are available to members of TANF families, SNAP families, young adults aging out of foster care and low-income high school Health Science completers.


For Academic Courses

  • SC T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Program is available for individuals (ex. teacher, director/owner or an assistant) working in a classroom (children ages 0-5) that are licensed/registered or legally exempt by DSS.

  • Lottery-funded tuition assistance may be available from the South Carolina Education Lottery.

  • Dual credit courses are offered while students are in high school.


Educational Opportunity Center

The center provides staff and services to assist adults in obtaining postsecondary education (beyond the high school/GED level).

Services include:

  • Counseling (academic, personal and financial aid)

  • College tours

  • Workshops on study skills, time management, self-esteem and other topics


Testing

Trident Technical College St. Paul’s Parish Site offers Accuplacer testing services. The Accuplacer test is the placement test that Trident Technical College utilizes for entrance into the college; Accuplacer will be used instead of Compass beginning spring 2016. Call 843.323.3800 for hours.


GED Classes

Want to earn your GED? Then join us at no cost to you. In collaboration with Charleston County School District Adult Education, the Trident Technical College St. Paul’s Parish Site is offering the GED program for adults ages 22 and older.


There is no cost to participate in this program, and it provides instruction, academic assessments, classroom materials and textbooks. Upon successful completion of the course requirements, eligible candidates will take the state GED test. If you pass, you will be awarded a South Carolina High School Equivalency Diploma. Earning a passing score on the General Education Development (GED) test could allow you to pursue college, earn a promotion, get a new job or prepare you to enlist in the military. WorkKeys testing included. Call 843.323.3800 for a class schedule.


Public Broadband Computer Center

The center is equipped with computers utilizing high-speed Internet and is open for members of the community to use free of charge (hours are subject to change):

  • Monday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Friday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-5 p.m.

  • Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Sunday: Closed


Classes and Workshops - FREE

You do not have to pre-register for these classes, *unless otherwise noted.

  • Dec. 17 from 10:15 a.m.-noon: Creating and Using Email

  • Jan. 7 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Basic Computer Skills

  • Jan. 14 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Basic Computer Skills

  • Jan. 28 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Internet Basics/Web Searching

  • Feb. 4 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Basic Computer Skills

  • Feb. 11 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Email Basics

  • Feb. 18 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Microsoft Word Basics

  • March 4 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Basic Computer Skills

  • April 8 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Basic Computer Skills

  • April 15 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Email Basics

  • April 22 from 10:30 a.m.-noon: Smartphone and Tablets


View the Spring 2017 schedule