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The Palmetto State boasts one of the nation’s fastest growing labor forces over the past decade, which means a growing supply of skilled technical workers.

South Carolina is committed to growing and developing its world-class logistics industry workforce. The following Colleges and Universities offer education programs and conduct critical research for the industry: 


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South Carolina Technical System offers certificate programs at several of the technical colleges in the state.

Program Name                College
Truck Driver Training                   Greenville Technical College
Aviation Fundamentals                Greenville Technical College
Logistics                Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Truck Driving Training                Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Transportation and Logistics                Trident Technical College
Commercial Truck Driving                Trident Technical College

 

INDUSTRY TRAINING

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Apprenticeship Carolina™

Apprenticeship programs for youth and adults is a critical component of workforce development in South Carolina and many aerospace firms utilize these services as a vehicle to build their talent pipeline.
Created in 2007 to support business-sponsored registered apprenticeship programs, Apprenticeship Carolina™ works to ensure that all employers in South Carolina have access to the information and technical assistance they need to create demand-driven registered apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship consultants are available to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial information to full recognition in the National Registered Apprenticeship System.  Employers may also be eligible for an annual tax credit by participating in Apprenticeship Carolina.

The program works with organizations to:

  • Help companies understand the registered apprenticeship training model
  • Identify existing models for companies’ occupations of interest
  • Connect companies with appropriate resources to assist with the apprenticeship program
  • Develop Standards and Training & Education outlines based upon companies’ input
  • Submit registration paperwork to the USDOL for full recognition in the National Registered Apprenticeship System
  • Assist companies with program updates as workforce needs evolve

readySC™

An integral part of the South Carolina technical college system, readySC™ is one of the nation’s premier economic development training programs. For companies relocating to or expanding in South Carolina, readySC™ provides unparalleled start-up expertise, truly customized training solutions and innovative training delivery at little to no cost. Through readySC™, these companies find the right people at the right time and train them the right knowledge, skills and abilities.

South Carolina’s 16 technical colleges’ partner with readySC to provide companies with customized programs that include recruiting, screening and training at little or no cost, including:

  •        Customized workforce recruiting and testing
  •        Curriculum and materials development
  •        Innovative training design
  •        Hands-on project management support

K-12 PROGRAMS

R2i2 offers a Supply Chain and Global Logistics Management course. Topics covered in the course include: 

  • Product/service supply chains
  • Security
  • Sustainability
  • Supply chain vulnerability
  • Simulation and Modeling
  • Decision models for supply chain management
  • Logistics
  • Emerging markets
  • Economic development

Students in the program manage their own distribution and logistics center to serve the Richland School District Two Backpack Program. 

For more information, please contact Kevin Alberse, Director of R2i2. 

In the 2017-18 school year, Pickens County Career & Technology Center will launch the Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management curriculum. The four-course sequence uses project-based learning to engage students. Topics that will be covered in the courses include: 

  • Dimensions of logistics
  • Demand management and customer service
  • Procurement
  • Inventory management 
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation
  • Logistics service providers
  • Global logistics
  • Supply chain management
  • Logistics and information technology
  • Network design and facility location
  • Planning for the future
  • Environmental considerations
  • Safety

For more information, please contact Ken Hitchcock, Director of Pickens County Career & Technology Center. 



The Palmetto State boasts one of the nation’s fastest growing labor forces over the past decade, which means a growing supply of skilled technical workers.

South Carolina is committed to growing and developing its world-class logistics industry workforce. The following Colleges and Universities offer education programs and conduct critical research for the industry: 

statetechlogo

The 
South Carolina Technical System offers certificate programs at several of the technical colleges in the state.

Greenville Tech
Truck Driver Training
Aviation Fundamentals

Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech

Logistics
Truck Driving Training

Trident Tech
Transportation and Logistics
Commercial Truck Driving

INDUSTRY TRAINING

Apprenticeship Carolina™

Apprenticeship programs for youth and adults is a critical component of workforce development in South Carolina and many aerospace firms utilize these services as a vehicle to build their talent pipeline.
Created in 2007 to support business-sponsored registered apprenticeship programs, Apprenticeship Carolina™ works to ensure that all employers in South Carolina have access to the information and technical assistance they need to create demand-driven registered apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship consultants are available to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial information to full recognition in the National Registered Apprenticeship System.  Employers may also be eligible for an annual tax credit by participating in Apprenticeship Carolina.

The program works with organizations to:

  • Help companies understand the registered apprenticeship training model
  • Identify existing models for companies’ occupations of interest
  • Connect companies with appropriate resources to assist with the apprenticeship program
  • Develop Standards and Training & Education outlines based upon companies’ input
  • Submit registration paperwork to the USDOL for full recognition in the National Registered Apprenticeship System
  • Assist companies with program updates as workforce needs evolve

readySC™

An integral part of the South Carolina technical college system, readySC™ is one of the nation’s premier economic development training programs. For companies relocating to or expanding in South Carolina, readySC™ provides unparalleled start-up expertise, truly customized training solutions and innovative training delivery at little to no cost. Through readySC™, these companies find the right people at the right time and train them the right knowledge, skills and abilities.

South Carolina’s 16 technical colleges’ partner with readySC to provide companies with customized programs that include recruiting, screening and training at little or no cost, including:

  •        Customized workforce recruiting and testing
  •        Curriculum and materials development
  •        Innovative training design
  •        Hands-on project management support