Certificates

  • Accounting Certificate

    The certificate in Accounting is designed to provide students with a specialized body of knowledge in accounting. The courses are sequenced to advance from the basic principles through more advanced applications. The courses in the Accounting certificate apply toward the major in Business, Accounting concentration.

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  • Advanced Gunsmithing Certificate

    This certificate is designed for students who have completed the Introduction to Gunsmithing certificate. Advanced metal finishing, custom barrel fitting, modern stock refurbishing and manufacture, rifle and shotgun trigger and firing mechanisms, design and function of handguns will be the emphasis of this certificate.

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  • Advertising Design Certificate

    This certificate covers the fundamentals of copy and layout for print media advertising.

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  • Automotive Fundamentals Certificate

    The Automotive Fundamentals certificate provides a fundamental understanding of diagnosis and repair service for the engine, automatic transmission, brake, heating and air conditioning, suspension and steering and electrical systems.

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  • Basic Diversified Agriculture Certificate

    This certificate provides students with technical knowledge in Animal Science, Farm Maintenance, Welding, Farm Soil Conditions, Environmental and Natural Resources related to the Agriculture industry.

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  • Basic Welding Certificate

    A wide variety of career opportunities are available to students who prepare for actual work situations through practical training in welding processes, blueprint reading and sketching.

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  • Carpentry Certificate

    This program is a basic introduction to the construction field. This certificate includes six Building Construction Technology core classes with one elective. It is designed for the person who only wants the basics of carpentry so they can join the exciting world of construction after only two semesters.

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  • Certified IT Professional Certificate

    This program is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to properly install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and repair computer hardware,

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  • Computerized Numerical Control Certificate

    The CNC certificate is designed for people with a machinist background who desire to learn about the basic operations of CNC (computerized numerical controlled) machinery.

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  • Cybersecurity Certificate

    This certificate is designed for computer or network systems professionals that need expertise in security.

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  • Digital Rendering and Gaming Development Certificate

    This certificate will offer training and preparation for career opportunities in entry-level positions in the fast-growing Digital Rendering, Game Development, and Multimedia fields.

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  • Early Childhood Development Certificate

    Students in Early Childhood Development receive a comprehensive understanding of the needs of young children and are trained to implement quality preschool programming.

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  • Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate

    This certificate is designed for people with three years of maintenance experience who are needing certification for their craft, job advancement or short term refresher training.

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  • Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

    This certificate provides introductory didactic and experiential learning outcomes to successfully provide the scope of care of the Emergency Medical Technician. This is a one semester certificate program.

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  • Entrepreneurship Certificate

    The Entrepreneurship certificate is designed to give students the basic business concepts necessary to start and operate their own small business.

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  • Funeral Services Education Certificate

    This academic program is designed to meet specific state or professional needs, and is designed for persons wanting to obtain a South Carolina Funeral Directors' License only.

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  • Health Care Certificate

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of health care related occupations. Students also have the option of transitioning to other health care programs.

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  • Health Care Certificate - Cardiovascular Technology Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of cardiovascular related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Cardiovascular Technology program.

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  • Health Care Certificate - Medical Assisting Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of medical assisting related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Medical Assisting program.

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  • Health Care Certificate - Radiologic Technology Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of radiology related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Radiologic Technology program.

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  • Health Care Certificate - Respiratory Care Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of respiratory care related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Respiratory Care program.

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  • Health Care Certificate - Surgical Technology Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of surgical technology related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Surgical Technology program.

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  • Health Care Certificate - Veterinary Technology Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of veterinary technology related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Veterinary Technology program.

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  • Heating Fundamentals Certificate

    The Heating Fundamentals certificate provides students with the theory and hands-on training in the operation of heating and cooling system design and component application. The certificate program will focus on concepts of installation, service repair, preventative maintenance and start-up of heating and cooling systems.

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  • Horticulture Landscape Management

    Piedmont Technical College offers a Horticulture Landscape Management certificate which may be combined with core courses for eligibility for an Associate in Applied Science, major in Horticulture Technology.

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  • HVACR Installers Certificate

    The certificate will enable students to gain entry level skills for HVACR equipment installation. This certificate will enable students to accelerate their progression to the HVACR Technician career track.

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  • Infant/Toddler Certificate

    The Infant/Toddler certificate equates good care with trained caregivers who are preparing themselves and the environment so that infants can learn.

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  • Introduction to Gunsmithing Certificate

    This certificate will introduce the novice gunsmith to the hand tools, blueprint reading skills, schematic understanding, basic machine tool operations and the nomenclature used in Gunsmithing.

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  • Machine Tool CNC Precision Operator

    The certificate teaches the core principles and practices for employment as an entry-level CNC operator.

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  • Machine Tool Operator Certificate

    The Machine Tool Operator certificate is designed for those students who would like to learn basic machining skills without being enrolled in a full-time degree program.

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  • Manufacturing Production Technician

    This certificate will offer training and preparation for career opportunities in entry-level positions in today's advanced manufacturing facilities.

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  • Massage Therapy Certificate

    Massage Therapy is one of the fastest growing professions in the health care field. There is an ever increasing acceptance of massage as a holistic approach to health care and health maintenance.

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  • Mechatronics Technology I Certificate

    This certificate is designed to prepare students for system approach analysis and troubleshooting on advanced automated equipment and machinery, combining electronic, mechanical, robotics and information system technology found in today's automated manufacturing facilities.

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  • Nursing Care Certificate

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of nursing related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Nursing program.

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  • Nursing Care Certificate - ADN Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of nursing related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Associate Degree Nursing program.

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  • Nursing Care Certificate - PN Track

    Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of nursing related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Practical Nursing program.

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  • Office Technician Certificate

    The Office Technician certificate is designed for students who wish to obtain an entry-level data-entry position in a short period of time.

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  • Patient Care Technician Certificate

    Because health care is changing at an unprecedented pace, new or varied approaches to patient care are emerging. One such approach is the use of multi-skilled individuals known as patient care technicians (PCT) who are a part of the health care team.

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  • PC Technician Certificate

    This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot computers, networks and network equipment. The program takes a hands-on approach using real-world examples.

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  • Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

    This certificate program provides students with the basic skills necessary for the collection of laboratory blood specimens.

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  • Photography Certificate

    This certificate provides both aesthetic and commercial applications of photography. Beginning in the first semester, students will learn how to take pictures on assignment. Beginning, intermediate and advanced photography classes are offered in addition to core courses.

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  • Precision Metrology Certificate

    The Precision Metrology certificate is designed to upgrade or refresh skills for people familiar with measuring systems required in Advanced Manufacturing industries.

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  • Refrigeration Applications Certificate

    The Refrigeration Applications certificate provides students with the theory and hands-on training in the operation of refrigeration system design and component application. The certificate program will focus on installation, start-up, service repair and preventative maintenance of commercial and domestic refrigeration systems.

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