Accelerated Education That Leads To Successful Careers

The SC ACCELERATE Program (Adult College Completion through E-Learning Resources and Academic Tracks to Employment) provides accelerated educational and career pathways for adult learners, preparing them for high-skill/high-demand occupations in South Carolina's expanding manufacturing sector. Academic tracks currently include welding and CNC (Computer Numerical Control). Not only will you receive solid education and training, but you'll also have access to specialized support in areas including skills training, career exploration, work readiness training, foundational skills and more. All this will help you earn your credentials more quickly and make you more competitive in the labor force!

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The SC ACCELERATE program is geared towards helping unemployed, underemployed and dislocated adult workers to find a new position in a field that offers promising career opportunities.

•·        TAA (Trade Adjustment Assistance) Participants

•·        WIA (Workforce Investment Act) Participants

•·        Veterans and Spouses of Active Duty Military Personnel

•·        Adults 25 and Older, Including Unemployed Individuals, Dislocated Workers, Incumbent Workers and Underemployed Individuals. (Younger adults may be accepted. Call for details.)


The SC ACCELERATE Program blends the delivery of education and training with wraparound student support services to better prepare its participants for high-wage, high-skill jobs in advanced manufacturing and industrial technologies, as well as support employment in South Carolina.

For More Information

•·        Emma Campbell, Program Manager, 864-646-1516,

•·        Charley G. Holden, APTC Director/Counselor, 864-646-1518,

•·        Click here for more information about SC ACCELERATE

This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This solution is copyrighted by the institution that created it. Internal use, by an organization and/or personal use by an individual for non-commercial purposes, is permissible. All other uses require the prior authorization of the copyright owner.

Tri-County Technical College is proud to be a member of the consortium for the SC ACCELERATE grant, along with Greenville Technical College, Clemson University, Trident Technical College, Spartanburg Community College, Technical College of the Lowcountry, and York Technical College.


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