Workforce Pathways Scholarship

Piedmont Technical College’s Economic Development and Continuing Education division is offering a new tuition assistance program.

What is Workforce Pathways Scholarship?

The Workforce Pathways Scholarship is a new tuition assistance program for individuals seeking training in information technology, advanced manufacturing and health care.

What are the basic requirements?

  • At least 18 years old.
  • Be a South Carolina resident. Priority will be given to residents in PTC 7-county service area.
  • High school diploma, GED, or college transcript.
  • Able to meet physical requirements of program.
  • Able to follow instructions provided at your application appointment.

Must also have:

  • A current (within 7 days) negative drug screen.
  • A current (within 7 days) SC SLED (www.sled.sc.gov) or national background check. Applicants with felony convictions do not qualify for scholarship funds.

***Background Check and Drug Screening may be done on your own OR for a $40 non-refundable fee payable to Piedmont Technical College at the time of orientation.

How do I apply?

  • Call (864) 941-8400 if you have any questions about available programs or the application process.
  • Attend a scheduled Orientation Session to meet with Program Managers regarding program specifics.
    • Orientation sessions are offered every Tuesday at the Continuing Education office (313 North Emerald Rd. – Between Dollar General & ManPower) – Identical sessions offered at 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.
  • Download and complete an application.

Program Managers

  • Deborah Hoffman - Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician
  • Lisa Bartanus - CQPA, CQI, CQT, CQE
  • Jeff Estes - OSHA 10 Hour, OSHA 30 Hour
  • Vickie Baldwin - MOS Excel, MOS Word, MOS PowerPoint, MOS Access, MOS General Computer/Outlook
  • Trish Buis - Six Sigma Yellow Belt, MSSC Production Technician, MSSC Green, MSSC Logistics Technician, CNC

**Note: Scholarship awards are based on completing all requirements as well as classroom and funding availability.

 

For more information, call (864) 941-8400.