Become An Adult Achiever

Getting your GED is a major accomplishment. At Piedmont Technical College, we want to help you keep going. For that reason, we are offering a selection of tuition-free certificates that you can start while working toward your GED. Any of these credentials can serve as a great jumping off point for a career that will put you in high demand.

Find Your Spark. Ignite Your Career.

Start your path to a world of possibility.

Find Your Spark

While still enrolled in a GED program, you can choose from a list of 10 certificate programs that can serve as a great jumping off point for a career or further education.

You can start with one of the following certificates and continue your work with an associate degree program after you’ve earned your GED.

Career Quickskills

After completing your Adult Education program, choose from over 30 short term certificate programs in fields such as healthcare, advanced manufacturing and computer technology. These programs can be completed in one year or less. Plus, they are designed for an easy transition into associate degree programs.

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Attend Tuition Free

For a limited time, the Adult Achiever program options are available to Adult Education students and graduates in PTC’s service region at no cost for tuition and fees through the state's GED by 23 program. To be eligible you must meet one of the following criteria.

  • Complete your Adult Education program between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2023,
  • Complete two sections of the GED and are part of an integrated education and training career pathway between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2023.

To get started, contact Adrian Rogers in the Admissions Office at 864-941-8574  or email