Piedmont Technical College has received the State Workforce Development Board’s (SWDB) Apprenticeships for Priority Populations Grant which will help cover tuition costs for the first two steps of the college’s new “Ready to Work” program. SWDB awarded the college $100,000 to implement apprenticeship opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment.
Two members of Piedmont Technical College’s Economic Development and Continuing Education division have been recognized for their outstanding work by the South Carolina Association for Higher Continuing Education (SCAHCE).
Piedmont Technical College president Dr. Ray Brooks, back right, honored eight college associates and community leaders with the Presidential Medallion, the institution’s most prestigious award, at PTC’s recent fall commencement exercises.
Starting in January, Piedmont Technical College is launching a new program titled “Ready to Work” that is designed to help individuals overcome challenges that may prevent them from finding jobs. The program will provide training for well paid, highly skilled careers in manufacturing.