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
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.
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).
Counseling (academic, personal and financial aid)
Workshops on study skills, time management, self-esteem and other topics
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.
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.
Classes and Workshops - FREE
You do not have to pre-register for these classes, *unless otherwise noted. Classes meet Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. or Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon.
- Computer Basics 1: May 8, 5:30-7 p.m. or May 12, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Computer Basics 2: May 15, 5:30-7 p.m. or May 19, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Creating a Résumé Part 1: April 12 or April 14
- Creating a Résumé Part 2: April 19 or April 21
- Creating a Résumé: Aug. 4, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Creating and Using Email: March 31
- Gmail/Email: May 22, 5:30-7 p.m. or June 9, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Google Apps 1: June 26, 5:30-7 p.m. or June 30, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Google Apps 2: July 7, 10:30 a.m.-noon or July 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
- Googling/Online Search: June 19, 5:30-7 p.m. or June 23, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Internet Basics/Web Search: April 5 or April 7
- Internet Security: July 14, 10:30 a.m.-noon or July 17, 5:30-7 p.m.
- Microsoft Office 1: July 28, 10:30 a.m.-noon
- Microsoft Office 2: July 31, 5:30-7 p.m.
- Smartphone and Tablet: July 21, 10:30 a.m.-noon or July 24, 5:30-7 p.m.
- Social Media: June 12, 5:30-7 p.m. or June 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon